Month: May, 2016

Mindfulness: The Secret To Avoiding Frustration At Work

May 27, 2016

By: Neil Copping Original Article Found Here Between answering emails, checking Whatsapp, paying for the coffee you just ordered and worrying about that unexpected meeting you have with your boss in an hour, it almost impossible to be present in the moment. Constant rush increases stress, and stress is very detrimental, to both our personal […]

10 Tips & Tricks for Your Job Search

May 25, 2016

By: Steve P. Brady Original Article Found Here Did your college offer a class on how to find a job? Most likely not. In fact, most people have never been taught how to seek out meaningful employment. However, research shows that the average worker is going to spend less than 5 years in each job — […]

3 Interview Questions To Start Asking Now, And 3 You Should Retire

May 23, 2016

By:David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom Original Article Found Here The true purpose of a job interview is to see beyond the resume and cover letter—to really discover not just talent or experience, but a candidate who would thrive in your organization. You want to understand the applicant’s motivations and drive and gauge their fit with […]

8 Terms to Help You Decipher Your Employee Benefits

May 20, 2016

By: Anna Williams Original Article Found Here Your first day on a new job usually involves meeting a flurry of new faces, getting used to the quirks of the company email and trying to figure out—all over again—where the best lunch spots are. (And just where was the printer again?) So when HR inundates you […]

What, “You’re Not A Cultural Fit” Really Means…

May 18, 2016

By: J.T. O’Donnell Original Article Found Here   A LinkedIn follower recently emailed me the following: …In a recent series of interviews, I had three for one role and was down to the final two candidates. I was told, I was “not the right cultural fit” ! What can I take from that! I have […]

What Are Your References Saying About You?

May 16, 2016

By: Michelle Peters Original Article Found Here Take a look at your references. How much thought did you put into selecting them? If you are like a majority of job seekers, you did not put much thought into it at all. You picked people who you knew would say nice things about you and who […]

Good leaders take the opportunity to learn every chance they get

May 13, 2016

By: Mary Barra Original Article Found Here Early in my career, I learned that when presented with a new opportunity – start with yes. Even if there are aspects of the position that aren’t familiar, it’s an excellent chance to develop and learn. That’s what I’d tell my 22-year-old self. The uncomfortable feeling that these […]

Money Talks: Charting a course towards your financial goals

May 11, 2016

By: Anthony Lok Original Article Found Here For this month’s Money Talks, I connected with my friend, Josh, who is a sales engineer by day and a Financial Literacy Advocate and volunteer by night. He’s an inspiring figure, who coaches at a local gym in his spare time, reads up to 3 books a month […]

Time is not enough: why “getting in reps” is the best way to learn

May 9, 2016

By: John Zeratsky Original Article Found Here Sometimes people ask me for career advice. This must mean I’m getting old. Usually they want to know about skills to learn, books to read, where to find inspiration, stuff like that. But my favorite advice is not about what to learn; it’s about how to learn: Find […]

The Perks—and Limits—of Having a Superstar Mentor

May 6, 2016

By: Gillian B White Original Article Found Here It would seem a safe bet that when faced with two offers from similarly prestigious companies, a job candidate would, most of the time, end up taking the one with higher pay. But when New York University’s Jason Greenberg and MIT’s Roberto M. Fernandez analyzed over 700 […]