Posts Categorized: Career Tips

What to Say at an Interview

If you were looking for advice on how to perform during an interview, you would find no shortage of information. There is plenty of advice out there on how to handle the interview. There is general agreement on many things, such as making sure you do your research. But there are also divergent opinions on… Read More »

How to Increase Your Productivity

We are constantly bombarded by demands at work, everything demanding our attention at once. And with the advancement in technology, more things than ever are coming at us faster than ever. Amid all the demands and distractions, we still need to maintain our productivity and effectiveness. But with everything we have to contend with, we… Read More »

Job Search Habits to Kick to the Curb

Looking for work can be hard enough even when you do it right; so don’t add to the effort by engaging in the following bad habits too many of us indulge in when on the hunt for new employment. Thinking too much of yourself. That is: Arrogance. There’s nothing wrong with confidence, but be careful… Read More »

The Interview Handshake — A Critical Moment

In preparing for a job interview, experts advise paying as much attention to your appearance and demeanor as you do to researching the company and practicing your sales pitch. You need to watch your hygiene and dress, as well as your body language. You want to appear confident and professional. There is, however, one small… Read More »

Asking the Right Questions

During the interview process, career experts all counsel that the person being interviewed needs to ask questions about the job they are applying for and about the company. Not doing so gives the hiring manager the impression that you aren’t really interested in the job. Asking questions also gives the candidate the opportunity to show… Read More »

Tips to Get the Job You Want

It seems that as the Internet has grown, so has the number of web sites and other portals offering job hunters foolproof advice for finding a job. The job market is in a constant state of flux, and so advice that may have applied in the recent past may now be considered obsolete. So, in… Read More »

Acing the Job Interview

There is a lot of advice out there on how to do well at a job interview. But, because of the changing nature of workplaces, the needs of employers, and the workforce itself, some of the advice is a little shopworn, confusing and sometimes contradictory. What career experts advise is that you need to help… Read More »

Sprucing Up Your Skills

In today’s business climate, self-improvement is no longer optional. We need to be continually improving if we want to make ourselves marketable to employers or if we want to get ahead in our career. Acquiring new skills is essential. So, we know what we need to do, but what is the best way to go… Read More »