Bruce  Anderson

Posts by Bruce Anderson

  • How British Companies Can Tackle the Talent Challenges Created by Brexit and a Tight Labor Market

    May 30, 2019

    When the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union three years ago, no one knew what Brexit would look like, only that it was likely to be messy. We now know it will also be protracted — the March deadline for finishing terms of the exit has been extended to the end of October. Call it The Long Goodbye. And while we still can’t be sure exactly how Brexit...

  • Building an Internship Program: 7 Ways to Make Sure Yours Is a Huge Win-Win

    May 29, 2019

    The summer between my junior and senior years in college, I had an internship with Sports Illustrated that gave me my first exposure to magazine work. Apparently, I liked what I saw. That apprenticeship led to a full-time job at SI, which ultimately opened the way for me to become editor in chief of Stanford and Via magazines. And because my own internship...

  • The Way This Candidate Rejected a Job Offer Can Inspire Us All

    May 13, 2019

    Everyone wants to make a good first impression. But few of us spend much time thinking about how to make a memorable final impression. One of LinkedIn’s recruiters was floored when a candidate sent her a thoughtful handwritten thank-you note and two bottles of wine — after he had rejected LinkedIn’s job offer. He sent the hiring manager a note and a bottle of...

  • The Fastest-Growing Jobs for Male and Female Grads

    May 9, 2019

    There was a (long) time when female college graduates had four career tracks open to them: teacher, nurse, secretary, and housewife....

  • 3 Steps to Take When Your Star Employee Leaves (Screaming ‘...

    May 8, 2019

    Your star employee makes everyone on your team better. They can light up a room or find a solution to a knotty problem with equal ease...

  • Gallup Suggests That Employee Turnover in U.S. Businesses...

    April 25, 2019

    A recent report from Gallup estimates — conservatively, it says — that a trillion dollars is what U.S. businesses are losing every...