Have you ever met someone for the first time and had a negative feeling almost immediately? How about the reverse: Meeting someone and immediately liking him or her. Why is that? Whatever the reason, there are certain clues that determine what the early relationship with another person or group will be. It’s difficult to change or erase over time. In an interview or a presentation that … Continue reading the story "YOUR FIRST FEW MINUTES ARE CRITICAL!"
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The marketplace rewards organizations whose workforce is smaller, yet works smarter. As a potential candidate, you need a job search strategy that will position you better than others. Use word-pictures that tell the hiring manager that you’re the perfect choice for the open job. Position yourself in relation to the job your seeking. Tailor your resume to fit the job opening in a way that parallels … Continue reading the story "POSITION YOURSELF WITH WORDS THAT WORK!"
At the end of most interviews you’ll be asked, “What questions do you have of me?” That’s the time to move your candidacy up the ladder or down. You’ll be assessed by the quality of your questions, not the quantity. Questions that demonstrate your business acumen or the value of your insights will move you closer to becoming a top candidate. Other questions will knock … Continue reading the story "YOUR INTERVIEW QUESTIONS MOVE YOU UP OR DOWN"
When do you know it’s time to call it quits and find your next job? These 6 signs are a reliable indicator of a troubled career. If you don’t take action to make a change, your boss or the organization will. It’s just a matter of time. The workplace environment is different from what you experienced in the past:
- The rate of change and a shifting … Continue reading the story "TIME TO MOVE ON?"
I’ve been reading a lot recently about how unique the Millennials are in the workforce. Articles talk about how they’re different from the rest of us. I challenge that hypothesis. When I compare the list of so-called differences, I find it’s very consistent with the needs and desires of most people in the workforce, with a few exceptions. Here is a list of Millennial “differences”: