When it comes to job interviews, I have been on both sides of the table several times. I can identify with some of the nerve-wracking challenges that a job candidate may face during an interview. On the other hand, as an interviewer, I have also shared the frustrations of an interview panel. Today, I’m addressing you, Dear Job-Seeker, and I’m starting with a truth: When a person or a group of … [Read more...] about 4 Top Interview Preparation Tips
A little while ago, we discussed certain important steps to take before the day of an interview. Today, we’re discussing what to do on the day of the interview itself, and I’ll be sharing important tips that can help you to make the best of the interview. These tips will apply mostly to physical in-person interviews; we’ll talk about other types of interviews (telephone, Skype, etc.) some other … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for the Day of Your Interview
It’s a common phenomenon. You suddenly happen to catch a glimpse of the time: It’s the end of the day. Or it’s time to move on to something else. You still have quite some work to do, but you call it a day and hope that you’ll do better tomorrow. Alternatively, you decide to bring some of the work with you into what should be time for family, relaxation or rest. One of the most difficult things … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Take Charge of Your Time
Have you ever wondered why some people excel at what they do and other people just seem to shuffle along? There are several factors that determine the success and advancement of a person’s career, and many of these factors are underlying and may not easily be seen or determined. One of such underlying factors is a person’s attitude. Your attitude is a very real and very powerful thing. On … [Read more...] about How to Develop a Winning Attitude
Confidence is a great thing. It gives you a winning edge in the work you do. Whether you’re a manager, a make-up artist or a marketer, confidence will take you places. When you display confidence, people are more likely to trust you with greater responsibility and better opportunities. There are people who would rather not display any kind of confidence in their career for different … [Read more...] about How to Boost Your Confidence at Work
Taking advantage of opportunities is especially important for those who need to get started on their careers or those who desire a career change and who have practically no idea of where to turn. Getting started in new opportunities can help you in your desire for career direction. When you have an idea of the skills you have, the next thing would be to find or make yourself available for the … [Read more...] about Are you seeking new career opportunities? Try these 3 simple tips.