Kathy Ver Eecke

Name: Kathy Ver Eecke Twitter: @workingforwonka Personal Website/Blog: www.workingforwonka.com Bio: Kathy Ver Eecke has made her career working as the right hand (wo)man to one of the quirkiest classes of bosses; the entrepreneur boss. She has worked for a boss who was regularly shot at when leaving the office and a boss who regularly forgot his shoes. She worked for a boss who threw office furniture, and for a boss whose office furniture was repossessed. And that was just a typical Tuesday. As a writer and speaker Kathy now shares advice how to survive “unique” bosses. What's your favorite career related quote? “A man can succeed at almost anything for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.” (Charles Schwabb) What’s your favorite part about being a CAREEREALISM-Approved Career Expert? I’m excited to be a part of the CAREEREALISM team and to share some of tips and tools I have learned over the last two decades. Tools that hopefully will help the CAREEREALISM community find ways to advance their careers without loosing their minds! Articles written by this expert: 5 Tips for Dealing with a Hot-head Boss The Attitude of Success: It’s All in Your Head Brand Yourself Successful: Managing the Brand You Turning the Tables: How to Interview a Potential Employer First Impressions: You’ve Got 30 Seconds to Make the Right One ‘Horrible Bosses’ – 5 Tools for Coping that Don’t Involve a Contract Killer What Managers Really Think About Your Resume Are You Relying on Outdated Career Advice?

When most people think of Nike, they think of shoes, retail stores, and, of course, athletes. That's all true, but there's more. Behind Nike's walls, you'll find the doers and thinkers who design, create, and innovate every day. There are also data scientists who discover and leverage athlete insights to create the future of sport.

You might be surprised to learn about the impact you can have in Data & Analytics at Nike versus at a major tech giant. Nike employees get to work on a wide array of challenges, so if you're obsessed with math, science, computers, and/or data, and you love sport, these stories may inspire you to work at Nike.

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Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the interview situation one of our viewers, Remi submitted. He was in an interview and was asked the question: How many cows are there in Canada right now? - What a weird question but this is a technique that some hiring managers are using these days.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Kevin submitted. He is a college student who's working a part time job to make ends meet. The manager/owner of the company has become a micro-manager who watches him work on camera and reads his company emails. A bit over the top wouldn't you say?

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