Trust. Reliance on another person or entity. Having faith in others and
believing them. (from Wikipedia, of course.)
I am beginning to wonder where trust fits within society today. On one hand, it seems we are holding trust very high on the list of what we expect of others. On the other hand, we have so many public figures abusing their privilege to be trusted. Tiger Woods, Gov. Paterson, Toyota, Google, and the list goes on and on.
At the core of hiring and employment, trust plays a very important role. Today’s summary are posts related to trust in job search and leadership. Perhaps you will be able to see where trust fits.
Cheating: The Great Equalizer in a Bad
Economy. Even in HR? | Fistful of Talent
4 Devastating Career Killers and How to Avoid them Part 4 from UpMo
I am awaiting the arrival of Trust Agents by Chris Brogan which I just ordered yesterday. I know, better late than never! To read more about what Trust Agents is about, here is a link to Brogan’s post: Thinking About Trust Agents
Where does trust fit? Are there examples of great trust you can share? Please do in the comment below.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.