Post Archives from the ‘Blog: Career Advice & Tips’ Category



CHECKLIST OF A HIRING MANAGER

Posted on: October 10th, 2017 by
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Let’s assume that you match the education, key experiences and requirements of a position description for a job for which you are interested. What other factors will elevate you as a top candidate and best selection?   Hiring managers want to know: What have you achieved? How did you do it? What were the results? Use this checklist to your advantage.  

WHY DO JOB SEARCHES FLOP?

Posted on: October 3rd, 2017 by
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Hiring managers hire candidates that:
  • Have a proven track record in a specific area that is most needed
  • Can demonstrate they are capable to achieve results in the short and long term
  • Can comfortably fit into the organization without being a disruptive force
  So, what are the things that throw you off track for being one of the top candidates?   UNREALISTIC EXPECTATIONS: Hiring managers want to hear Continue reading the story "WHY DO JOB SEARCHES FLOP?"

WHAT THE HIRING MANAGER WANTS!

Posted on: September 26th, 2017 by
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Every hiring manager wants something. Why else would they be interviewing?   Sometimes the hiring manager knows exactly what is needed and other times not. View the hiring manager as a customer needing help to achieve goals. Your objective is to find out what the hiring manager is looking for, why, and in what priority.   How do you do that? Here are some ways to find out Continue reading the story "WHAT THE HIRING MANAGER WANTS!"

WHAT TO DO ABOUT A JOB YOU HATE

Posted on: September 19th, 2017 by
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Hating your job can be self-destructive or a signal to make a change. There are three different kinds of change: Those you can make on our own, those you can only influence and those that you just have to live with. Let’s look at a few of the factors over which you have little or no control. These factors will negatively affect your performance, career Continue reading the story "WHAT TO DO ABOUT A JOB YOU HATE"

HOW TO DISAGREE WITH YOUR BOSS

Posted on: September 12th, 2017 by
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I’m sure you’ve seen a lot of diverse opinions, differences, disagreements, arguments, confrontations and sometimes non-repairable conflicts. There’s always a point-of-no-return in any disagreement. Shattering a relationship with an acquaintance is one thing. Destroying the relationship with your boss is quite another.   There are no “rules” when you have a disagreement with your boss. There are, however, some insights you might want to consider. Take each Continue reading the story "HOW TO DISAGREE WITH YOUR BOSS"