Posted on May 11, 2020 at 01:21:49 PM
The Class of 2020 was about to graduate into a very robust job market but now finds itself graduating in the midst of overwhelming uncertainty. Doing nothing is not a choice. The first step is to make peace with the current situation and then get busy, creating a short-term plan to get through this rough time. Start with an inventory of your marketable job skills and experience. Temp work for recent grads can open doors to great companies and lead to direct-hire jobs once the crisis passes. Many staffing agencies are looking for virtual office temps who can create PowerPoints and Excel spreadsheets,...
Posted on February 03, 2020 at 04:39:36 PM
Telephone Interview Strategies Initial HR screenings are often phone interviews and a make-or-break conversation. Telephone interviews are more difficult because you don’t have the benefit of eye contact and chemistry to help you connect with the interviewer. Here are some thoughts that you may find helpful. Sit at a desk or a table with your resume and the job description in front of you for reference. Sitting up straight at a desk, as if you were at work, puts you into a business mindset that will help you succeed. Use your elevator speech to introduce yourself; short, sweet and to the point. When the call...
Posted on January 09, 2020 at 12:11:18 PM
For those who aspire to be better leaders, the good news is that leaders are both born and made. Leading an organization or just a team is a very complex process and while there are people who are born with some of the tools necessary such as math acumen or the predisposition to be a bold, risk-taker it is unreasonable to assume that anyone is born with all the skills necessary to be an effective leader. One of the most important qualities of a successful leader in 2020 is social or emotional intelligence which is a skill that helps a leader...
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