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Whether they're promoted from within or recruited from without, executives in new roles had better be ready to drive change.
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By Gerrit Hall As a job seeker, you probably have heard a lot of advice when it comes to your resume. All the bells and whistles your resume should have, how to format your resume to make it more read-able, why your resume should be a certain length… it gets tiring.
“I wanted a happy culture. So I fired all the unhappy people.” —A very successful CEO (who asked not to be named)
"Steve Jobs," an eagerly awaited biography of the late Apple-co-founder, went on sale Monday. "Steve Jobs," the first authorized biography of the late Apple co-founder, went on sale Monday Walter Isaacson's book contains a wealth of fresh details about Jobs' life and career Jobs chose Apple logo over another -- a whole apple that looked too much like a cherry It was Jobs' idea to get rid of the screen on the iPod Shuffle (CNN) -- "Steve Jobs,' the biography of the late tech visionary that went on sale Monday, has already produced plenty of headlines: How Jobs met his birth father without knowing who he was, how he swore bitter revenge on Google for developing its competing Android system, and how he waited too long after his cancer diagnosis to get surgery that might have saved him. But the 656-page book by hand-picked biographer Walter Isaacson also contains a wealth of smaller, but no less telling, details about the brilliant but difficult Apple co-founder.
By Anne Fisher, contributor FORTUNE -- Dear Annie : I am a senior software specialist with decades of experience. Yet the manager I'm working for still doesn't trust me and won't grant me any decision-making flexibility. In fact, he treats me like one of the enlisted men who worked for him in his previous career in the military. I've consistently kept my skills up to date through multiple technology evolutions, and my knowledge of my field is far superior to his.
By Anne Fisher , contributor FORTUNE -- Dear Annie: I just got passed over for yet another promotion, the third one in five years, even though I've been working flat-out and all my performance evaluations have been great. This is upsetting, but perhaps not surprising, considering that I am Asian American (third-generation Chinese) and there is no one of Asian extraction in any high position at this company. I hate to "play the race card," but given the circumstances, I can't help wondering if there is some subtle race discrimination at work here. What are your thoughts?