Stop other people stealing your job interviews. For a Professional Resume Writing Services CLICK HERE
This post originally appeared on Careerealism By Amanda Haddaway You’ve made it through the rigorous interview process successfully and the organization has extended you an offer for employment. Congratulations! Now, it’s time to take a better look at what the offer includes. Here are some tips for understanding the job offer letter: Compensation In most cases, the offer letter should include information about how you will be paid. This may state the frequency of paychecks, whether you will be paid hourly or on a salary-basis, and if you will be elig
This post originally appeared on Careerealism By Abby Perkins Teams are made of people, and people have personalities. Sometimes, those personalities mesh well together – and other times, they clash. But as a leader, it’s your job to manage the personalities on your team so that productivity – and morale – stay high. Sometimes, however, that’s easier said than done. Below, we’ll take a look at three personalities that can either make or break a team – and how you can manage them to keep your team running smoothly.
This post originally appeared on Careerealism By Cara Jo Swetsky My four years spent at my wonderful, small, home-away-from-home college university were undoubtedly the best four years of my life, even if they didn’t always seem that way. I learned more from things that went on outside the classroom that are unparallel to anything I’ll ever get to discover and experience again. It all started as a blur; scary, exciting and mysterious all at once. It ended like a dream that I was waking up from all too quickly. When it was time to go, all the s
This post originally appeared on Position Ignition Some people are natural public speakers but many of us aren’t. However we feel about giving speeches or talks to an audience, we can increase the likelihood of giving a confident and engaging performance by preparing well for the occasion and following a few simple steps before we take to the stage. 1. Take a Walk Switch yourself on for peak performance by checking into the venue early and then going for a walk before you’re due on stage, even if it’s within the building itself.
This post originally appeared on Position Ignition For most of us a holiday is a chance to relax and refresh but it can also be a time to reflect. We can use vacations to reflect on a range of things, including the way we spend our time back home. As holidays are so precious and so different to our day-to-day lives, they provide the perfect environment for envisioning what we might want to change once we’re back home – and that change could be to do with our work life. There are many ways to explore potential new career options while we’re away. For
This post originally appeared on Position Ignition Finding a job in an industry you have no previous experience of is one of the hardest career challenges there is. Employers can demand that job candidates have prior experience in their industry because the market allows them to. You’ve got to be really up for the challenge if you’re going to succeed. It’s difficult, but it’s not impossible. Here are 5 ways to make the path to success a little easier. 1. Examine Your Motives Examine your motives and look h
This post originally appeared on Position Ignition The best way to find your feet after your formal working life is done is to give yourself the longest lead time of thinking about this transition that you can. The better that you mange your transition, the more likely you are to find your feet. When you do this, you’re going to have a plan. The plan is going to cover both the timing of when you stop and the affordability of knowing you can comfortably stop in financial terms. The more you can give attention to those practical things, the more you can move into the very sign
This post originally appeared on Position Ignition It’s one thing to take a gap year; it’s another thing to get something out of it. It’s ultimately down to you to work out how to use your gap year in a way that suits you as an individual but if you don’t know where to start, here are some tips for making your year out work for you, your purposes and your future. 1. Take Context Into Account What is the context of your gap year? At what stage of your life or career are you taking it? Most people take their
This post originally appeared on Blogging 4 Jobs By Katrina Collier Your employer bans Facebook access at Work? Wow! With the release of Facebook At Work into the app store and subsequent conversations around Facebook access being banned in the office (that ironically took place on FB & Twitter!), I was shocked by the breadth of “2005 thinking” that some companies still have towards social media. According to recent research by eMarketer, 75% of Facebook access is on a mobile anyway… so wouldn’t it make sense to permit its u
This post originally appeared on Blogging 4 Jobs By Rayanne Thorn POV Here’s the thing, my point of view is just that, mine. And yours is yours. There is power in what each of us sees, feels, understands, or gains from any circumstance or situation. It is perspective which drives cynicism or belief, joy or pain, worth or lack of value. It is perspective which drives decisions and creates opinions. The ultimate power of perspective is that it can be changed, it can be altered. Power The individual who listens, learns, and implements what he l