Archive for the ‘Executive Coaching’ Category

How To Tell if You’re a Good Cultural Fit

Are you a good cultural fit for the company you’re interviewing with? And is the company a good cultural fit for you? Career and executive coach Nick Parham helps you understand if the job you’re considering is right for you. This is a recording from a KGO radio interview with Nick that was broadcast April 28, 2014. Among Nick’s tips:

* Decide on your most important values, such as team work and your passions.

* Write your passions down.

* Think about your previous jobs where you were a good cultural fit.

* Research the company you’re considering. Look at the values in their mission statement. Follow them on Twitter.

* Read market analyst reports on companies and their competitors.

 

Career Coach Nick Parham – Politics in the Workplace

With the current controversy in the media surrounding the forced step-down of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich due to his political engagement, many are left questioning the role of personal beliefs and politics in the workplace. In this KGO 810 AM radio, Career Coach Nick Parham discusses how important it is to most companies that their employees, and especially their leaders, act as a representation of the company brand, values and policies at all times. Listen for Parham’s insight on the best practices of politics in the workplace, and how such practices can play into your role as a company leader.

 

Career Coach Nick Parham – Staying Motivated in Your Career

Career Coach Nick Parham offers advice to executives, managers, mid-level, and entry-level professionals on staying fulfilled and motivated in their careers. In this KGO 810 AM radio interview, Parham shares tips on thinking outside of the box and using resources to develop better skills, access creative expression and make new contacts. Listen to find out how exposing yourself to new ways of looking at things can improve your motivation and overall fulfillment in your career.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Career Status

Career coach Nick Parham on how one’s perception of career status can influence their career path, focus and work-life balance. Parham shares how to make measuring your career status against others helpful, and not harmful, to your career and personal life in this KGO 810 AM radio interview. Listen for tips on how to measure your career status without it getting in the way of your values and relationships.

Career Coach Nick Parham – Common Mid-Career Mistakes

Career coach Nick Parham talks about common mid-career mistakes made by managers and executives, such as not taking the time to think about the next step in their career. Listen to Nick Parham’s advice on how to improve your skill set and add value to yourself as an executive or manager in the middle of your career  in this KGO 810 AM radio interview.