Issue: Are you sabotaging your own career by making the following easily avoidable mistakes?
Risk: Too much "tunnel vision" (focusing on your own department, your own goals, etc.) makes you a less-valuable player.
Action: Review the following "career killers." Any sound familiar? If so, remember this: Nothing changes if nothing changes.
Joanne, a software company HR manager, believed she was doing a good job: employees seemed happy, her department was within budget andand government filings were never late. So, when her boss gave her 60 days to improve her performance, it felt like a sucker punch.
What went wrong? Chances are, she made one of these career-killing mistakes:
1. Ignoring the top brass's agenda. Many HR professionals focus on what they want to do or what they think the top dogs want them to do.
Example: A newly hired HR manager focuses on updating (register to read more), but the ...