What are some of the best tips for new hires to know so that they can move up the corporate ladder quickly?

There is lots of this on the internet but many don't follow.Here are some clever ways:Know the culture - is it a value base company? Is it a KPI based company? are your colleagues nice or mercenary? Do they treat employees well? what's the turnover? is the in house HR eco system good for human development?Who's

What are the biggest misconceptions about branding?

Ed has a great summary!Let me ad that a ‘brand' goes back to the days of cattle ranching. A brand was applied to the cattle to identify who owned which cattle. Keep in mind the steer had nothing to do with it...A brand in business is given by it's customers and clients. You can buy all the ‘branding' you

Why do corporations hate democracy?

You make two unfounded assumptions.First, you assume that there is a fundamental moral difference between how corporations influence the world and how governments influence the world.Let's picture a group of people. These people realize they have common interests, so they organize themselves into a single structure

Why do people hate corporations?

Good question.Corporations in their initial days-Take a look at first multinational,multi billion dollar corporations in world- (British,Dutch,French,Portuguese) East India Company. EIC had its own army and navy; it ruled 1/3rd of world for decades and earned trillions of pounds (in todays money) from loot in

Why is it so hard for someone who has worked in consulting to adjust to corporate job?

I guess, it all comes to freedom which someone experiences during self-employment versus the rules of the corporate world.Once you are out of the

What are some of the worst things done by a corporation?

Tobacco.  The production, marketing, distribution, and cover-ups around the tobacco industry.In terms of quantitative human and economic impact I would say the following 5 issues are at or near the top of the list:Tobacco lies & so-called science.  Creating tobacco in the first place.  Millions dead and probably hundreds of thousands of cancer deaths every year--not

What are the biggest lessons you have learned in the corporate world?

I have 7 yrs experience and i have been seeing this kind of questions a lot , so just felt like sharing my experience so far.Do your work whatever is assigned to you and then think how shitty was it but first complete

What are the biggest misconceptions about branding?

Ed has a great summary!Let me ad that a ‘brand' goes back to the days of cattle ranching. A brand was applied to the cattle to identify who owned which cattle. Keep in mind the steer had nothing to do with it...A brand in business is given by it's customers and clients.

What are the worst corporate policies that scare employees into working harder?

Home Depot launched a new program that uses a Card ID at the cash register.  An employee told me that they must record at least 200 transactions or they get reprimanded.  It also tracks the employee to make sure they are not away from the register too long.Pizza Hut has a policy of not allowing their drivers

What are the worst things that happen in a corporate?

Seeing your parents unhappy when you have no job due to market slow down.Seeing your friends suffering stress and admited to hospital.When you don't want to be part of a watercooler talk, but you are blamed for some other reasons not being visible.When you

What are world's biggest scandal of politician or corporate?

"Sahara scandal" the biggest scandal ever..On 26 February 2014, the Supreme Court of India ordered the arrest of Subrata Roy, Chairman & Founder ofSahara India Pariwar, for failing to appear in connection with the Rs.24,000-crore deposits his company has not refunded

What's the best thing about working in a corporation?

In no particular order, and based on the American legal system:Usually relatively good job stability if you do your work well. Less inherent risk than in, for example, a startup, or being self-employed.Benefits.Often, union representation.Having a network of colleagues within the company to socialize with and learn from.Depending on

Why are companies able to be taken over or bought out against the owners' will, are there laws mandating this kind of vulnerability? Couldn't you just run your company by yourself or give yourself complete voting rights?

Companies will sell stock (a part of the company) to raise money for upgrades, operating expenses, whatever. Suppose they need to raise $30 million and the company has been appraised at $50 million but after the huge contract they closing, the company will be worth more. So the company issues

Why do people work in corporations?

Stable income and minimal demands. They make you spend 40 hours there so you can't hold another job with a competitor, but you can stay employed on a fraction of that. You get a reliable, mediocre paycheck and, if you're good at politics, you can even take a chance of breaking into the not-mediocre range,

Will salesmen become obsolete?

Let me take you on a quick journey of sales. There was a time when we had the 'Barter System'. Sales was unborn as whatever one needed one could get it simply by exchanging it against some goods/services she had (I suspect, negotiation might have existed!).But then the system ended and came the era of

What is the equivalent of E Corp (from Mr Robot) in today's society?

The logo of E Corp is said to be based on the logo of the defunct Enron corporation an energy conglomerate . Enron was one of the largest companies in the US. Initially Enron was the byproduct of two small energy companies Houston Natural Gas and InterNorth. The company enjoyed high