Customer service professionals know that how to project sincerity and interest to the caller creates trust and confidence in the listener. Value judgments are made within the first 15 to 30 seconds of speaking to someone on the telephone based on attitude, style of the speaker and visualizing the person on the other end. People … Continue reading It’s For You…The Quality Of Your Telephone Voice.
The most important time to exercise patience in the hiring process is in the final stages when an offer of employment has been extended to you. It is easy to rush the process in order to close the deal. When you receive the offer and hiring agreement, take your time to go through your offer … Continue reading Don’t Be Rushed Into A Hiring Agreement.
A first interview turned out to be very positive, you are looking forward to the second meeting, then everything stops. Hiring situations have their own individual dynamics. One situation may be resolved in a matter of days, with everything falling into place, effortlessly. People make a connection, meetings are held and a hiring agreement is … Continue reading The Hiring Process Is Often Delayed By Factors Beyond Your (And Our) Control.
It’s tempting to jump to a new opportunity, just make sure you are landing in the right place. What are some issues to explore when deciding on moving from one job to another? Stability: How frequently have they advertised and hired for the position you are considering? What are their thoughts about the person leaving/who … Continue reading Changing Jobs? Look Before You Leap.
In an interview, your focus or lack of it is picked up very quickly by the interviewer. Many a career opportunity is lost through lapses of attention, or assuming that the interviewer understands what you are saying. This is a problem for people who are unaccustomed to interviews. Without practice and mindfulness, which means a … Continue reading The Importance Of Being Focused—Sharpening The Tools.
This is just one optimist's views. We all see life differently. See this site for some humor on the subject: http://www.businessballs.com/glass-half-full-empty.htm What floats your boat? Optimists experience the same disappointments and setbacks that pessimists do, but they view the events themselves with a fundamental difference: they believe that regardless of appearances, circumstances and conditions happen … Continue reading Is The Glass Half-Full, Or Half-Empty?
Inertia is a state of mind that's the equivalent to having a mental flat tire. You're stuck in your situation if you allow yourself to give up and avoid the work needed to pull yourself up onto your feet, and begin moving however hesitantly forward again. Sometimes you need to kick-start yourself to regain a … Continue reading Inertia – What’s Holding You Back?