“Tell me about a time that you tried something at work and failed? “Read More
We've all been there. You found the perfect job at the perfect company. You are the ideal candidate to fill the position and now you just need to convince the company of the same. So you spend hours putting together a customized resume that proves it. You submit your resume, Make it through the phone interview, and now it's time for the all-important in-person interview. You really want this job. So you study the company's website, maybe take a look at their competitors, review the industry, and read through all of their reviews on Glassdoor.
You are all set. But you're still nervous. Really nervous.
What can you do to calm your nerves and set yourself apart from the competition? These 4 Ted Talks have the answer.
Let’s admit this right up front – this is a delicate subject. And there may be awkward moments. But we’ll make it through them. OK?Read More
The phone rings and you grit your teeth because you know that for the next 5 or 10 minutes, or however long the call lasts, you will be listening to every word the loud talker in the next cubicle says.Read More
When you are looking for a job it can sometimes seem like everything is out of your control. You can be smart and talented and have lots of experience and you still don’t get a call. The company might have had a strong internal candidate, lots of applicants to choose from, or decided not to fill the position after all. There are many reasons why you didn’t get an interview that have nothing to do with you. It’s true, you aren’t in control.Read More
No matter what industry or company you work at, you likely spend at least 40 hours and often more with your coworkers. When you do the math, this is how it works out: we spend more time with our coworkers than we do with our family and friends. This is one reason why having good coworkers and being a good coworker yourself is so important.Read More
What does it take to be a great co-worker?Read More
Good communication is important for everything in life. Period. So of course it’s important in business.Read More
Benjamin Franklin was a morning person. He's the one who popularized the proverb, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” We would all do well to heed his advice.Read More