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In a Quora thread titled, "How Can I Accelerate My Personal Growth?" users discussed how they get ahead in their working lives. Here are 17 of the most practical pieces of career advice we found. 1. Determine
An interview with the board of directors is standard for the CEO, CFO, and nonprofit Executive Director hiring processes, but the group interview approach is becoming more common for many other positions.
There was the young job seeker who showed up at his interview 15 minutes late, failed to apologize, and then asked if the interviewer had a garbage can so he could throw away his gum. There was also the
Don’t let the summer slump stall your job search. Take the “work” out of networking, and get busy on social media. There’s no doubt the job market is different from what it was 15, or even 10 years ago.
"Every year we see more surveys and polls come out listing some of the crazy things that candidates do or say in job interviews," says Michael Kerr, an international business speaker and author of "You
Networking is a daunting idea to many people, particularly to those who are a little reserved socially. But networking is an essential skill to have when changing jobs. You are more likely to get a new
You've navigated the online application form, passed aptitude tests and survived the telephone interview. Now you face the next hurdle – the assessment centre. These sessions aim to check whether you apply
LinkedIn is one social network where little mistakes can directly impact your financial future. Avoid these LinkedIn no-nos that could work against you when building your networking or looking for a job.
People have different natural talents at interviewing for jobs. But even the most talented can fail to get offers if they don’t prepare. This goes beyond arriving on time, dressing professionally, being
Last week I got a note from a reader, asking me for advice about how to elicit a response to her online job applications. “With the technology age upon us, I have been actively applying to employment on
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Applying for jobs is often a difficult and demoralising process, but it's important to stay positive and learn from your mistakes. Here are ten common mistakes you should try to avoid: 1. Passing on responsibility
When you've been invited for an interview, your thoughts naturally turn to giving a winning performance on the day. A bit like exams, interviews can creep up on you, but good preperation is the key to
1. Time things right Many people rush at a job search and apply for roles they have little interest in or are unlikely to be shortlisted for. Not only will this pretty much guarantee rejection, it will
Storytelling is the most effective to way to get your point across. Here are some expert tips for doing it right. Once upon a time, in a faraway kingdom, there was a salesman who traveled the countryside,
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We live in a time of chronic dissatisfaction in the workplace. Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace study found that as many as 70% of working Americans were unfulfilled with their jobs, 18% such