What about working with people who are less receptive or difficult by nature but otherwise competent at what they do? It’s easier relating to people whom you like; it’s more of a challenge for you to find common ground with people who may be indifferent, or even hostile. Fortunately, it isn’t usually hard to recognize … Continue reading Gain The Cooperation Of Less Receptive Or Supportive Colleagues In A New Job.
Getting an entry-level job is an accomplishment; growing in the job you get requires different skills. Within the corporate world it is vital to interact positively with people, be a team player, have a teachable attitude and concentrate on building working relationships both inside and outside of your employer. Technical competence is important but gaining … Continue reading How Do I Grow In The First Job I Get After Graduation?
Mentoring and teaching others your accumulated technical expertise and business values increases your worth and positions you for future promotion. Your ability to develop your subordinates so that they reach their maximum potential is one of the keys to career progress. There are people in every company that others gravitate to because they give freely … Continue reading Share The Value Of Your Experience And Knowledge With Junior Colleagues.
What motivates you to join the new employer may not reflect what their motivation is to hire you. Many times, I hear from people who are disappointed with their career progress; what they hoped for in joining a new employer did not come to pass. You may choose to accept an offer of employment because … Continue reading How Closely Aligned Are Your Goals And The Employer’s?
Why is one person chosen over another when both may have almost equal qualifications and experience? Very often, a hiring decision is influenced by how the interviewer/s feel about the person that they select. After all of the testing, panel interviewing, assessment and evaluation, it can simply boil down to the decision-maker's gut feeling. What influences that … Continue reading Determine What The Right Fit Is For You.
How do you see my experience and what you are looking for in the person you're hiring? What do you think is the most important requirement for this job? What are you looking for in the person you hire? What qualities does the company look for in the people they hire? How would you describe … Continue reading Here Are Examples Of Open-Ended Questions.
This is another tricky question which probes for what is motivating you to interview for the job, and tells the interviewer if you have at all researched the company and understand who they are and what they do. A few minutes spent reviewing their website, press releases, mission statement, community involvement and present progress helps … Continue reading “Why Do You Want To Work For Us?”