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



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"

GET TO THE POINT!

Posted on: September 5th, 2017 by
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Let’s say you have a stack of 100 books and want to narrow the choice down to the best 10. What do you do? Simple. You quickly scan the beginning of each one, using criteria such as:

SPOTTING A BAD BOSS

Posted on: August 30th, 2017 by
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What’s your criteria for a boss? Don’t have any? If not, you’re rolling the dice and taking your chances. The percentage for finding a good one is 75% against you, according to recent surveys of employees. What if your potential boss: