• How to Make Your Next Job Interview Count

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    As Fortune reports in a new feature story this week , employers are increasingly looking beyond traditional credentials to find job candidates whose life experiences show their “grit,” the persistence, resilience and creativity under pressure that can be a better proxy for success than any posh internship or Ivy League degree.
    The growing importance of grit is changing the dynamics of the typical job interview. If you're a job candidate, every conversation you have with a recruiter, a sponsor, or an interviewer is an opportunity to frame your story and telegraph your strengths through this...
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  • 6 CEOs Who Beat the Odds to Reach the Corner Office

    6 CEOs Who Beat the Odds to Reach the Corner Office

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    As Fortune reports in a new feature story this week , employers are increasingly looking beyond traditional credentials to find job candidates whose life experiences show their “grit.” That term is loosely defined as courage, perseverance, resilience, creativity, a knack for problem-solving and an openness to learning - and it may be a better proxy for success than any posh internship or Ivy League degree.
    For examples of people whose grit propelled them to the top, you may not have to look any further than the corner office. Complex challenges early in life helped these six current and...
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