During a long job search, it can seem ridiculous to turn down an interview. Even when it’s obvious that a position is totally wrong for you, there are always reasons to see it through anyway. Sometimes you think you could use the interview practice. Other times, you’re convinced that you’ll learn something about the company
If you spend enough time on the internet, you’ll come across article after article discussing all of Google’s amazing workplace hacks. While your first reaction might be to be jealous of them, your second should be that many of them are easy enough to implement in your own life. And, in an effort to convince
No matter what you’re trying to accomplish, you’ll have to give up something in order to make it happen.
The most important thing to keep in mind is that if you’re confident in your approach, as well as thoughtful about how you’re asking and what you’re negotiating, you’ll have a good conversation. Just remember: The more knowledgeable you are, the less daunting this will be.
Strong bullets will spice up your resume and help ensure that your content actually showcases your strengths, not just the boring tasks that you were assigned. And that’s what’ll help you stand out to hiring managers.
We say we want to learn about a company’s culture, but the one activity that would tell us exactly what we need to know — asking questions, that is — is also the thing most job-seekers are afraid to do.
These days it is hard to find a working person who hasn’t been laid off at least once. Some people have been laid off five or ten times. It is no longer unusual to be told “We’re eliminating your department” or “We’re getting rid of your position.”
The problem with positive affirmations is that they operate at the surface level of conscious thinking and do nothing to contend with the subconscious mind where limiting beliefs really live.
Your profile tells the world how you see yourself professionally — in your LinkedIn headline and your Summary, especially. You get to choose your own brand. Your past job titles do not make up your brand all by themselves! Your present job title doesn’t, either. Your headline and Summary could be completely different from
Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time
There’s a brutal truth about life that some people refuse to accept—you have no control over many of the things that happen to you. People who resist this truth fall into two categories—control freaks or worry warts. Control freaks believe if they can gain enough control over others, and the situations they find themselves in,
You are juggling a full slate of work, coaching your team, and driving to tight deadlines. Then you get the call. It’s yet another request for your help from an important collaborator — your boss, a critical cross-functional partner, or an internal or external customer. The request is, as usual, urgent and important. It’s also
Once you enter the interview room, take a look around and get your bearings. When your interviewer makes a comment or asks you a question, take a second to think before you speak.
It’s nice to be appreciated and connect with the people you work with.
If you act as if you already have been promoted, you will exceed the performance objectives of your current position and become the obvious choice to be promoted.