The interviewer’s goal is to understand how you behaved in a given situation. How you respond will determine if there is a match between your skills and the position the company is seeking to fill.
Stomach-churning circumstances like bad news are part of life. What is important is how you handle bad news. The next time you have bad news and are worried about saying something, use these tips to leverage the opportunity to look like a leader and advance your career.
Just like you can use KPIs to guide and measure the success of a company and its employees, you can use KPIs to guide and measure the success of your job search.
How can people quit their jobs with as little stress as possible – and without burning any bridges or harming their careers?
It is much harder to get out of a bad job than to get into the job, because to get out you have to do three challenging things.
This one is for all of the recruiters out there: Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, chances are you’ve been in a situation where you’ve spent weeks working on an open role, only for the hiring manager to toss all of your submittals into the “no” pile. Before you start to imagine
Starting a new job is usually an unnerving ordeal, no matter what stage of your career. The first few days (weeks and even months) can feel like one big game of catch-up, and you tend to have to rely on others more heavily than you’d like. As a careerist, it got me thinking: What
When starting a new job, there’s this inevitable rollercoaster of emotions. At first, you feel like you have zero idea what you’re doing. You’re lost trying to figure out how to work the company’s software, where to find the information you need and what exactly the protocol is for the breakroom microwave. But soon, you
Whether you engage an external recruiting expert like TurningPoint, or use your own in-house hiring manager, filling an open position (and the process of onboarding) can be very expensive. In addition, as companies become more collaborative and roles less autonomous, bringing on new staff members is not as seamless as it once was. With
How strong the foundation of a castle where the employees are not clear on what each of them are expected to do. Many a times we come across the situations where the individual, team, and organization as a whole had to accept the failure due to the limited clarity on who should have shouldered
‘But, it seems so fake. I can’t just ask them for a favor’ It is a fear for most to reach out to someone and ask for a favor. We are afraid of appearing fake, not being able to return the favor or even worse, being rejected. Being someone in the journey of learning as
Most managers today are inflicted by poor work –life management. Organizations today identify work life management as a vital issue for overall workforce effectiveness and layout various approaches to facilitate the employees in creating the much needed equilibrium between the professional and personal hours. A survey done by the staff of corporate executive board
What’s holding you back from landing your dream job or advancing in your career? Are you afraid of failure? Of the stress of more responsibility? Of letting someone down? Many times the reasons we give ourselves for not going after that new job, not asking for the raise, or not sending in a resume seem
We only get so many days on this planet, and I don’t want to take a single one of them for granted. I’ve always had this philosophy. That’s why I take time to be in nature, go on personal retreats and really think about the “why” — not just of my business, but of my life. I have
Over the Thanksgiving weekend I heard a lot of complaining about jobs: “I always get the crappy assignment; last week my boss told me I need to get better at excel; I’m never going to be promoted; I don’t really ‘get’ the business model; the CEO is an egomaniac; my co-workers are OK but