It’s humbling to ask questions. After all, the moment that you ask a question is the moment you reveal what you don’t know. To some, asking questions is a death-blow to their ego, while to others, it’s a stepping stone to clarity. In fact, during research for their book The Innovator’s DNA, the authors discovered that… Read More 6 Questions Great Leaders Ask Their Teams
With unemployment at an all-time low, many employers are complaining they’re struggling to find the talent they need. Meanwhile, millions of job seekers are frustrated by the lack of responses they’re getting from applying to jobs online. Especially when they take the extra time to write a cover letter. Recruiters Say Most Cover Letters Stink One of the most common things recruiters say… Read More Why These 3 Annoying Cover Letter Blunders Make Recruiters Cringe
If you don’t have a powerful and visible personal brand, you are putting yourself at a disadvantage in almost every aspect of your professional, business and personal life. Personal branding has become a requirement for anyone looking to grow their business, get a better job, get noticed by the press, take their career to the next level or meet new, high… Read More 8 Reasons why Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful !
Following is a list of common mistakes students make in their resumes. Have a look and see how many of these errors (if any) your current resume contains. You may correct them now or in subsequent chapters. Tip These mistakes have been identified and listed as per what is generally expected in a professional resume in the industry. There… Read More Here are the list of mistake students make in their resume
When you’re in a stealth job search, you have to be extra careful to keep your job search under wraps. Here are six mistakes never, ever to make as a stealth job-seeker.Six Mistakes Stealth Job Seekers Can’t Afford To Make 1. Don’t update your LinkedIn profile all at once if your co-workers are first-degree connections of yours. Do it… Read More Job Hunting While You’re Employed? Don’t Make These Six Mistakes
Recruiters and hiring managers have always considered conversational skills an important trait in new hires, but a new survey now places communication at the very top of the list. The recruiting software company, Jobvite, together with Zogby Analytics, has just released its 2017 Recruiter Nation Report. The online survey of 831 recruiters in the U.S. is intended to identify the… Read More Three Traits Recruiters Find Most Desirable In Face-to-Face Job Interviews
The importance of a good employee-manager relationship: The manager-employee relationships are vital for organisational effectiveness and efficiency. Q1 Why is what I do important? Q2 What am I accountable for? Q3 How is my performance measured? Q4 How am I performing? Q5 What am I doing to improve my performance? Q6 What support do I need from my manager to improve my performance? Q7 What is in it for… Read More 7 Questions – How do you create clarity in your job and those of your employees?
Recruiters may seem intimidating, but they genuinely want the best for both candidates and the company. Good recruiters want you to have the best experience possible during the application and interview process–but even though they want the best for you, there are some things that they just can’t share. Salary bands, candidate competition, internal HR tactics –let’s just call them… Read More WHAT RECRUITERS THINK WHEN JOB SEEKERS ARE UNSUCCESSFUL?
It’s a question C-suite executives are asking with more frequency — perhaps because reported rivalries among White House staffers have them wondering about the most effective approach for their own leadership teams. Does encouraging rivalry result in everyone bringing their A-game? When the executives I work with ask me this question, I answer by sharing a… Read More Competition Or Collaboration: Which Will Help Your Team Produce The Best Results?
To avoid biases related to region and gender, among others, organisations are now plumping for a ‘blind hiring’ strategy – where the focus is on recruiting a candidate with the right skill set – say industry experts. Blind hiring is a process of recruitment where the premium is on skills and abilities rather than on soft skills, culture-fit… Read More ‘Blind Hiring’ Slowly Gaining Ground In India