Posts Categorized: Career Tips

Hand Jive

There is a great deal of advice by all sorts of career experts out there telling you what you need to do during an interview – how to answer questions, how to ask questions, how to dress, how to act, how to prepare. And there are many articles out there on body language, the importance… Read More »

How to Handle Being Late to a Job Interview

First of all, this is something you need to make every effort to avoid. Being late to a job interview may very well ruin any chance you have at getting a job, particularly if the position you are applying for is one that is highly sought after. Give yourself enough time to get to your… Read More »

Resilience — It’s About Recharging

Resilience is a quality we all admire and want more of. We believe we can develop it by simply working harder and longer. Burning the midnight oil, going without sleep. Pushing ourselves more. We associate resilience with endurance. We see it in the world of sport especially. Training harder, trainer longer, fighting through fatigue and… Read More »

The Problem with To-Do Lists

To-do lists. They are pretty much ubiquitous. From the lowest level employee up to the CEO, just about everyone uses them. How effective they are is another question. Some business analysts have suggested variations on the to-do list, which they insist will make them more effective. These involve creating various kinds of sublists, which are… Read More »

How to Recover from a Mistake at Work

We all make mistakes. It is inevitable. They are a part of life. And, we may make a mistake at work. It could be something minor, or, unfortunately, something not so minor. Since mistakes are made, it becomes important to know how to recover after you have made one, to do what you can to… Read More »

How to Focus Better on Your Work

Often, when we are working and we have trouble concentrating, we feel that we have to muster all of our strength and willpower to bring to the task at hand. And so we try even harder to force ourselves to focus on what we are doing. In the very short term, this may produce some… Read More »

Why Use a Recruiting Agency

If you are looking for work, or looking to change jobs, you may be thinking about using a staffing agency. If you have never used one before, there are few things you should know that will help you get the most from using an agency. 1. The staffing agency represents you. More specifically, there will… Read More »

How to Start the Day Right

How you start your day can have a big impact on the rest of the day. It can give you the momentum you need to hit the ground running and be productive, or if you have a rough start, you could spend the rest of the day just trying to regain your balance. People who… Read More »

How to Get Back on Track

It often happens when we are working on a project that we hit a roadblock. We run out of ideas. We’re not sure what to do next, where to go from here. Our momentum has been lost, and we’re stuck. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some things you can do to… Read More »

How to Survive the Job Search

The job search can be frustrating. It takes time, several months or more usually. It is filled with uncertainty – you send out resumes and never hear anything afterward. And the stress can be overpowering, especially when you have to interview. Realizing all this, what can you do to stay sane during the job search,… Read More »