Posts Tagged: employment agencies in Anchorage

Turning Around the Hiring Process

In recruiting job candidates, companies today have technological advantages that were not available in the past. But even with these many and varied technological platforms, many companies still go about hiring in the same way – posting job descriptions and waiting for replies.Only today, businesses have many more places where they can post their job… Read More »

How to Deal with Setbacks

At some time or another, we will experience failure. It is inevitable. We all make mistakes. So, how we respond to setbacks is important. The word for it is resilience, and it is this resilience which, in the long run, might make the difference between our ultimate success or failure in life. Resilience is bouncing… Read More »

How to Solve a Problem

There is a well known quote from Albert Einstein about solving problems which goes something like this: If he were given one hour to save the world, Einstein said, he would spend the first 55 minutes defining the problem, the the last five minutes to come up with a solution. While that ratio may be… Read More »

How to Make the Most of a Networking Opportunity

You are at a convention or some type of social gathering. It’s an excellent opportunity to do some networking, to possibly cultivate some new clients. So, how do you make the most of the situation? Here are a few tips from the experts. 1. Don’t start the conversation with a job title. When you begin… Read More »

How to Develop Good Work Habits

Everyone has bad habits, at work and at home. We allow ourselves to fall into them bit by bit, almost imperceptibly at the beginning, until they begin to have an unwanted effect on our behavior. When we try to get rid of them, however, we usually take an all or nothing approach. We try to… Read More »

How to Handle Deadlines

Deadlines are something that just about everyone has to deal with. They are pretty much a fact of life at work. We have deadlines to make sure we get things done. So, deadlines are generally assumed to be necessary. And they do enable us to get things done. But there are problems inherent in the… Read More »

How to Make a Good Presentation

In many jobs, it is necessary from time to time to talk in public, to give a speech. Some do this well – their talks are organized, persuasive, and interesting. Others are not so good at it – their speeches are rambling and dull. What is it that separates the two? It is using rhetoric… Read More »

Competition — Why It’s Good and Why It’s Bad

We live in a competitive world. Business is competitive. Succeeding is often defined in terms of competition – doing better than everyone else. And this isn’t necessarily bad. Competition often goads us into working harder. It pushes us to do more and do better. But an overemphasis on competition, on constantly making comparisons between ourselves… Read More »

How to Put Some Distance Between You and Your Work

Many people today are stressed out from work. Companies have laid off people and so are expecting more from those who are left. There is always the pressure to perform, to increase productivity. To regain some sense of composure and balance, it is important not to let work take over our lives. We need to… Read More »

Just a Little Exercise Goes a Long Way

It is pretty much common knowledge these days that exercise is important. It has a host of benefits too numerous to name in a short article, all of which can improve your performance and productivity on the job. It can improve your cardiovascular health, your mental alertness, your stamina, your feeling of well being. It… Read More »