Simon Gosney

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How I Drastically Improved My Photography with Just Two Little Decisions

The question I get asked the most is: “Wow, nice pic! Which camera are you using?” Does that sound familiar? In the past, every time I heard this …

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30 Ways to Say Great Job | The Fast Track

We know it’s important to give positive feedback in response to a job well done. Simple recognition of effort can be a fantastic reward that provides …

How to Offer Criticism that Employees Will Welcome

<b>Managers often hate delivering criticism, so performance problems may continue to grow. But there is a way for managers to deliver criticism that</b> …

4 Easy Ways to Increase Your Charm

Making yourself more personable is easier than you think.<p>In business and in life, it helps when you are able to easily get along with people. With all the new tech companies popping up, there seems to be less of a value on talking to people face to face. While technology can serve as an aid in …

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The L&D skills gap on #Ozlearn chat

I’m very much looking forward to joining Con Sotidis for an #Ozlearn tweet chat on Tuesday 10th February at 8 pm Melbourne time, 9 am London time. …

Why employers worry about recruiting Generation Y

You did a brilliant interview: you told your prospective employer all about yourself, your mastery of social media and how your generation brings a new perspective to the workplace. You have a good degree, from a good university and the relevant work experience. Yet two weeks later, the rejection …

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

You’ve Made A Mistake. Now What?

Anyone who has worked in an office for more than a day has made a mistake. While most people accept that slip-ups are unavoidable, no one likes to be responsible for them. The good news is that mistakes, even big ones, don’t have to leave a permanent mark on your career. In fact, most contribute to …

The First Step in Leadership Development Training

First-time manager training is an important part of any leadership development program, with the need for quality training essential to build a solid …

Get Your Virtual Team Off to a Fast Start

Whether you’re a virtual team leader or team member, there’s no honeymoon period anymore. The pressure to be productive from Day 1 is enormous.<p>We can certainly do a better job of on-boarding people to teams, especially when teams are not co-located. Too often on-boarding plans consist of a dozen or …

10 reasons why your organisation benefits from using learning professionals - Motivated And Competent

An effective learning, or knowledge transfer, model? Well, yes – to a point.<p>I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently – and about the current …

Why Companies Fail To Engage Today's Workforce: The Overwhelmed Employee

We just completed a major study of human capital trends around the world (Deloitte Global Human Capital Trends, 2,500 organizations in 90 countries) and the message is clear: companies are struggling to engage our modern, 21st century workforce.<p>This is a worldwide issue. Gallup research shows that …

What to Do When an Employee Quits

0Does your small business have a backup plan? I’m not talking about backing up your computer data or creating a disaster plan...

How to Pick a Career With the Most Job Openings

Although I hate taxes as much as the next guy, I have to appreciate some of what I get for my money....

What is talent – and can science spot what we will be best at?

Practice and our genes are not the only factors when it comes to developing special abilities<p>My interest in the science of talent has a personal backstory. By the age of three, I'd had 21 ear infections and after an operation to remove fluid from my ears, it took me an extra step to process speech. …

Using the Star technique to shine at job interviews: a how-to guide

There are many types of interviews, from the free flowing to the formal, but one that you are likely to come up against at some point is the competency-based interview.<p>They’re designed to make the job application process as objective as possible, removing any conscious or subconscious bias by the …

This is Why LinkedIn Isn't Helping Your Job Search (Yet) - The Savvy Intern by YouTern

In the LinkedIn Group I run, I asked members to share their LinkedIn success stories. Instead, many job seekers made comments that were fairly …

Three Questions to Advance Your Career

In most organizations, professionals who want to move up get lots of feedback. Did you hit your numbers? Make your budget? How did you perform in managing a major project? Many companies provide you with so-called 360-degree feedback based on anonymous surveys from your boss, peers, and direct …

Career Mojo: Lost in your job search? Here's a map to finding your next job - The Business Journals

By Dana Manciagli <br>– Contributing Writer,<p>Jan 24, 2014, 8:15am EST<b><br>Updated</b> Jan 25, 2014, 6:02am EST<p>I get it. You’re stuck. You don’t know what you want …

How to Get Over a Job Search Slump

If you think of your job search like a sport, then it is natural to expect peaks and valleys in your own performance. Still, there is nothing more …

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'Real Housewives of Potomac' star Monique Samuels calls Ashley Darby a 'liar'

Monique Samuels prides herself on being "100 percent real" on "Real Housewives of Potomac," which is why she finds it so frustrating when her fellow cast mates aren't themselves or aren't truthful with her.<p>During a recent sit-down interview with AOL.com's Gibson Johns, Monique opened up about her …

How to Impress Your Boss on Your First Day

Want to make a great first impression on your first day of work? Then you must put yourself in your new manager’s shoes.The perspective you have as a …

Introvert Leadership: 5 Reasons You Might Fear Career Change and What To Do About It

You’re a leader, right? Doesn’t that mean you’re fearless?<p>Maybe on some things but the prospect of changing careers has stopped you cold. You …

Can't find your dream job? Try creating your own from scratch

The best way to get a job in today's economy is to create your own – or adapt your current role to fulfil your talents and interests.<p>More and more companies are supporting employees who want to make these changes because if they don't, they will lose them to competitors. Intel, for example, has a …

Stop Scaring Off Hiring Managers: Avoid These 5 Common Job Seeker Mistakes

‘Tis the season for tricks, treats and all things scary. But while scary can be a lot of fun in your social activities, scary in the job search is …