Good office management not only ensures that workplace productivity is maintained, operations run smoothly, and employees work together as a team for the overall good of the company. It also cultivates a respectful employer employee relationship and knows how to motivate staff.
Those hours, days, and weeks between interviewing and waiting to hear back can leave even the most confident people questioning everything from their people skills to their personal hygiene habits. But how can you tell if you really bombed a job interview? For starters you can ask yourself these questions:
I have gone over ways to format your resume, interview effectively, and send a thank you letter, but what if you never hear back when you send your resume? Then what? Most people typically move on and send their resumes to more companies and positions and hope that the old adage of quantity or quality pays off. However, if
Writing a great job specification requires a little thought, because to attract great candidates you need to know what the perfect candidate looks like. A job specification should do the same job as a CV: catch the eye of great candidates and persuade them that your company – and specifically this role – is for
Your resume can get you into the company for an interview but it is up to you to be able to sell yourself as the perfect match for the job. One thing that can help you to land the job, besides being qualified skill wise, is to practice answering common interview questions. Expecting common interview
Recruiters research and learn about candidates much differently today than 10 years ago. Instead of waiting for candidates to come into the office for an interview, Recruiters now go online and do a Google search for the person’s name. Other recruiters go out and search for their profiles on Facebook and LinkedIn or find job seeker’s accounts on Twitter. They want to
We’ve all been there where we wish we had a better job. It could be because of co-workers, stress or no room to grow. When we get to this point we ask ourselves, “When is it the Right Time to Change Jobs?”. There are times that stress you out where you just want to get
Whether you’re running a personal business or working at a company, you can always earn some extra income by using your personal talents that other people don’t have – anything from web development to auto repair. These skills can act as an “insurance policy” if your day-job business shuts down or you find yourself unexpectedly unemployed.
Some people estimate that only 1 percent to 3 percent of all resumes sent will result in actual job interviews. That translates to sending out 50 resumes resulting in no more than two interviews. Many positions are confidential replacements, so you may never hear about them because the company seeking to hire is working with
“Could you interface with that team on its ad campaign that’s gone viral, and then circle back with me? If we can leverage similar assets, we’ll have a game changer.” Ever heard talk like that in your workplace? If it sounds familiar, it could be the buzzwords. “Leverage,” “interface,” and “circle back” are among the
Do you want your boss to advocate for you when it’s time for management to decide on promotions (and raises)? Do you want your employer to reward your contributions? Take these four steps to prepare for your next performance review–and make a case for your promotion.
The recession is over. Or perhaps it isn’t, and the country is facing a double-dip recession. Wait, what is a double-dip recession? Maybe you’re looking for a job, or maybe you’d really like to be looking for a job. Either way, you need to know about the recession (or is it recovery?) and what the
The job market has not fully recovered, but there are a few encouraging signs. According to the latest Robert Half Professional Employment Report, a net 6 percent of employers plan to increase hiring activity in the fourth quarter. Further, 86 percent of executives said they are at least somewhat confident in their organizations’ ability to
Disclaimers: Two points need to be made at the outset: 1) Columbus was not the first jurisdiction to implement banding, and 2) what will be presented is not meant as an indication of how it necessarily should be done, but rather to share how we got to where we are today. Demographics: The City of
Social networking sites offer some possibilities for finding candidates, but there are downsides as well.