A curated list of business, career and community links with a focus on positivity.
Join Croixstone + the Charlotte Chapter of the National Black MBA Association for a virtual Zoom meeting/webinar on “The Business of Consulting.” Joining us will be leaders from Deloitte, The Kaleidoscope Group + The Graybeard Partners.
Wednesday, April 8 from 6-7:3pm.
Grab your tickets here.
Life has changed dramatically for all of us in the Charlotte region over the past couple of weeks. Given the vast uncertainties we’re facing with COVID-19 and the economy, the Croixstone team isn’t quite ready to call these times the “new” normal. We prefer to think of our current state as the “now’ normal.
Whether you are presently employed or seeking your next opportunity, COVID-19 is causing all of us to think, and act, differently. The following links are designed to help you navigate the “now” normal.
Learn about consulting.
Join Croixstone + the Charlotte Chapter of the National Black MBA Association for a virtual Zoom meeting/webinar on “The Business of Consulting.” Joining us will be leaders from Deloitte, The Kaleidoscope Group + The Graybeard Partners. Wednesday, April 8 from 6-7:3pm.
Grab your tickets here.
Learn how consulting revenues may be impacted by COVID-19.
Yes, the consulting industry is being impacted. Source Global Research has surveyed hundreds of consulting firms from across the world to gain insights.
Find a job.
Your best strategy during the COVID-19 pandemic might be to focus on short-term solutions.
View this Fast Company article to learn more.
Learn more about collaboration tools.
Inc. magazine has compiled a comprehensive list of tools including pricing.
Learn how to stay productive + connected while at home.
LinkedIn is offering 16 free professional development courses on Microsoft Teams, Skype, Zoom and more.
Learn Zoom basics.
Zoom experts host interactive, live training webinars daily.
Sign-up for free or watch a previously recorded training session.
Take your Zoom skills to the next level.
Learn 13 Zoom video chat tips, tricks + hidden features.
Learn how to run a virtual meeting.
An executive recruiter shares 8 cardinal rules for successful virtual meetings with Forbes.
Access a library of COVID-19 resources.
Check out the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance’s “COVID-19 Resource Portal.”
Learn how to lead during a crisis/downturn.
5 great tips from Chief Executive magazine.
Find your right work-from-home playlist.
LinkedIn is now on Spotify with a variety of playlists curated for the varying times of your career journey.
Croixstone has built its practice around a group of elite, senior level top-tier MBA consulting professionals who thrive on tackling the toughest industry challenges to help propel businesses forward.
Recently, Forbes released a list of MBA programs they say are just as good or better than those ranked by U.S. News & World Report. Click here to read more.
Many of the professionals who have joined Croixstone’s consulting team embrace the concept of “portfolio career.” This career strategy allows professionals to exert more control over how and why they work. Learn more about the basics of the portfolio career via Forbes.
With more than 40 years of experience in operational growth and improvement, both as a consultant and as an executive with Crayola Corporation, Peter Christian has served more than 300 companies. Earlier this month, CONSULTING magazine published an online article written by Peter that provides valuable tips on the consultant and client relationship. Read the article entitled “The Rules and Rigors of Consulting” here.
In the latest issue of its online magazine, CONSULTING is highlighting the top 25 consultants who are making a big impact in our industry in 2019. Be sure to read the Q&A for each consultant as there are interesting insights to be gleaned to help your consulting career! Read the latest issue of CONSULTING magazine here (free subscription required).