No matter what career stage you're in, everyone needs a mentor. Many successful people in business cite finding a mentor as the key factor to their success, but finding the right one can be tricky. The right mentor should be someone you can trust to give you honest feedback, help you refine a skill, or offer you advice to push you outside of your comfort zone. From career advice, to just some daily moti ( . . . . . . . . )
You can find plenty of information on how to prepare for the traditional one-on-one job interview, but these days it's not the only way employees are getting to know candidates. Different settings, tactics and new technologies are being used more frequently to help hiring mangers compare candidates. In the end, they all serve the purpose of evaluating your skills, experience and personality to determine if you will be a fit for the position.
Before going on your interview, be sure you know which type will be conducted. All interviews require the same basic elements for success, but each type requires you to prepare slightly differently. Below are 5 common types of job interviews, and how to succeed in them.Read More
Preparing for an interview doesn’t have to be an overwhelming process, but to truly show your best self and have a stress-free experience, it's best to do a little bit of prepping. Making a great first impression is important—those who can showcase they have knowledge on the company, the role, and know exactly how to convey they're the perfect fit for the job are the ones rise to the top.
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Starting out at a new company can be overwhelming – you're in an unfamiliar environment and there's a short window of opportunity to either adapt to the culture or risk slipping through the cracks. Talented people can fail in a new role from several reasons: perhaps the organization failed to explain the cultural rules, or maybe new hires are too focused on the job that they overlook environmental cues. If you wa ( . . . . . . . . )
Anyone seeking employment knows, job searching can be a job in and of itself. And just like a typical job, some aspects are more enjoyable than others. There's the administrative side of researching positions, polishing your resume, and applying. Then there are social activities such as job fairs, networking events, and finally the interview. Extroverts tend to find the administrative tasks draining but shine in front of others. Introverts will likely excel at the administrative side but find themselves fear-struck when it comes to an interview. The reality is, no ma ( . . . . . . . . )
When you think of the word "failure," what comes to mind? Probably a dark gloomy cloud, something you try to avoid, or perhaps a memory from your past saying, "failure is not an option." The truth is, epic failure happens to most successful people. How can you know where to improve if you n ( . . . . . . . . )
If you're searching for a new job and have never used a staffing firm before, you're in for a surprise. The myths you've heard about working with a recruiter couldn't be farther from the truth. Working with a recruiter can be a great benefit in your job hunt and ( . . . . . . . . )
Employers expect their employees to be team players; it’s a requirement for almost every industry. Even if you feel you work better independently, try using teamwork to better yourself and your career. What can working together do for you? Here are four ways teamwork ( . . . . . . . . )
There are many reasons people avoid having difficult conversations. Whether it's because you don’t know what to say, or are afraid of hurting another's feelings... uncomfortable conversations simply are not fun. However, if the si ( . . . . . . . . )
These days, the business world is obsessed with talking about Millennials – and for good reason. In 2015 they became the largest generation in the American workforce. Despite some of the negative stereotypes, Millennials make up some of the most talented employees and they're essential for any company's growth and success.Read More