Most CEOs will readily admit a big mistake they made early in their careers—and what they learned. If you’re mortified by a high-profile screw-up, extract lessons from it. Show grace and wisdom in the face of embarrassment. Craft a oneminute anecdote that summarizes what you did wrong and what you learned. This will help you detach yourself from the mishap and prepare for interviews when you’re asked to discuss how you responded to a mistake.
Your employee handbook can be an invaluable organizational tool … or an employment lawsuit waiting to happen. And in recent years, Congress and state legislatures have been busy enacting laws that directly affect your employee handbook. If you haven’t kept up, you could find yourself in court....Click here to find out more.