When interviewing a candidate, interviewers would want to get as much information as possible in order to ensure that the interviewee can be a good fit for the vacant job. As the persons being interviewed, we may be eager to reply to any questions imposed on us to look complacent and obliging. However, there are certain interview questions that cannot be asked as these can sound unethical and in some countries are even considered as illegal.
Many who experience bullying during their childhood may perceive going into adulthood as a solution to their problematic situation. But does bullying really stop when you leave school? Unfortunately bullies are not only found at school but quite a few are represented by adults who may resurface at your workplace making your day and your job you worked so hard for less rewarding.
Are you afraid that you cannot afford to let go of your work because of your work load? Do you work long hours and spend your evening neurotically checking your emails leaving you with no time to wind down? If your answers are ‘yes’ then you can consider yourself a workaholic.
Although it’s important to have a sense of ownership and take pride in your work, for your own well-being it is important that you give yourself the chance to relax and bond with those around you.
Here are some tips to help you make up your mind on taking that well-deserved summer break and to switch off your work brain while on holiday.
Collaboration across multiple departments and even within the same team is not always an easy task. Each department may think that their role is more important than those of others. While sales people might perceive that marketing people are disrupting their work it might be the same marketing effort that helps them get that special client.
A significant number of persons in Malta are required to sit at a desk and stare at their computer screen for most of the day. The health consequences of these are not encouraging.
Too many job seekers make the interview process more complicated than it needs to be, thinking they need to do something special to stand out. Being able to emphasise and communicate your best and most relevant skills is essential to getting the job you want.
If constant stress has you feeling helpless, disillusioned, and completely exhausted, you may be suffering from a burnout.
We all wish that there was more time in the day when the day is over we look back at what we accomplished. Oftentimes we wonder where all of those hours went. If you find yourself in this position, then time management might be an issue.
Today, many employers are well aware of issues such as the high cost of employees leaving their company. Many would say that it is self-evident that happier employees are better for the company. But how much better?
Think back on your career and the managers you have had over the years. We all admit we had good managers, while others were not as good. But the question arises, what makes a manager, ‘good?’