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?
Increase Your Visibility When Applying By Email.
With hundreds of resumes that we receive every week from all over North America, it is surprising to see how many submissions can be improved by following a few easy steps to improve visibility. It is vital to your interests to get noticed quickly among the many applications pouring in to most job postings. Save … Continue reading Increase Your Visibility When Applying By Email.
Stand Out From The Crowd When Applying For Jobs.
Hundreds of people may apply for the same position, how do you stand out from the crowd and ensure that your application gets noticed? ▪ Create a separate email account on Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail. Have this account for job search activities; gather all of your related correspondence for easy access and follow-up. Use your first … Continue reading Stand Out From The Crowd When Applying For Jobs.
Build Trust As A New Supervisor.
When people work with each other, you sometimes get a clash of agendas and different motivations which affect the team’s synergy and output. If not handled with tact and diplomacy, positions and points of view become entrenched and people construct walls and defenses. An inexperienced supervisor in this situation often overreacts and tries to force … Continue reading Build Trust As A New Supervisor.
You Know You Are Self-Motivated When…
You avoid taking the easy way out and apply yourself consistently to whatever it is you need to do. You get up early in the morning fresh with energy to achieve the goals you have set out for that day. You're constantly thinking of ways to improve what you do and how you do it. … Continue reading You Know You Are Self-Motivated When…
Weather A Career Crisis And Emerge Stronger From It.
Unexpected events like downsizing and being restructured happen to the best of people, and this type of shock can temporarily affect your career progress. The setback and challenges involved can seem daunting. Don’t be discouraged. No one can take away from you your genuine achievements. These situations often serve as a catalyst for change that … Continue reading Weather A Career Crisis And Emerge Stronger From It.
Make Your Skills Summary Statement Golden.
Most hiring managers and recruiters are sold on selecting a resume for active consideration in the first 10 seconds or so spent reviewing it. That’s not a lot of time to grab their attention! Make the time count by putting what you can do up front. The generic Job Objective on a resume doesn’t accomplish … Continue reading Make Your Skills Summary Statement Golden.
Your Quiet Mind Gets Things Done.
Your goals are more easily achieved when you act from a quiet center, rather than allowing yourself to be governed by fear, doubt and anxiety. Restlessness as an enduring condition often leads to making impulsive decisions which aren’t in your best interest. This is especially noticeable when you are making a career decision. When you … Continue reading Your Quiet Mind Gets Things Done.
New Graduates: Create Buyer Interest In The Interviewer.
Define your worth to the employer. Convince employers that they should invest in you. Progressive employers view talented graduates as a valuable resource for future growth. Employers hire people who have demonstrated that they want the opportunity to grow. Many employers have said to us that without an established track record, they will tend to … Continue reading New Graduates: Create Buyer Interest In The Interviewer.
Why Do I Want This Career Opportunity?
A balanced sense of ambition and realism helps you achieve the goals you set out for yourself. Those who allow ambition to be their master rather than mastering their ambition often make short-sighted decisions where desire gets in the way of objectivity. Cutting corners to experience rapid career progress exposes you to demands and expectations … Continue reading Why Do I Want This Career Opportunity?