We all have wishes and we all do a lot of planning to make those wishes come true. However, as they say, ‘You do not plant the seed and eat the fruit the same day’.
Recent campaigns are (hopefully) helping us become more aware of the world we live in and the environment around us in order to reduce, reuse and recycle our waste. But have we ever thought of what we could manage to achieve if we reduce the time we waste on a day-to-day basis?
For the majority of workers, experiencing a bit of job related stress comes as no surprise.
Many individuals thrive on the minor stress that comes from a tight deadline or difficult project, but the presence of excessive stress can often lead to serious mental and physical health difficulties for employees.
Effective leaders remain vigilant for signs of excessive stress in their employees, and offer coping strategies to ensure their success in the workplace.
When you think about your career, how do you define it? What do you mean when you think about your “career”?
The traditional definition of a career is “an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person’s life and with opportunities for progress.” This definition restricts your focus to jobs that can be considered formal occupations, and as you will see in a minute, this is quite limiting.
To get the most out of LinkedIn, it’s important to make your LinkedIn profile as comprehensive and compelling as possible. This enables recruiters to find you when they are sourcing candidates because your profile includes details on your job qualifications, employment history, education, skills, and experience.
In addition, your LinkedIn profile can increase your visibility online and help you build a professional brand that showcases your background to prospective employers. Having your LinkedIn profile updated at all times, may facilitate by applying for vacancies online and uploading your LinkedIn profile with your application online.
Assertive v Aggressive – how men and women think differently in the workplace.
Exploring the impact of gender-psychology on workplace practices, from recruitment and selection to internal promotion and Board appointments, and understanding how changing the way we think, can change the way our business looks and performs.
A Cover Letter is a good tool to complete your application and to add value to your CV.
It should not be a copy of your CV but it has to be tailor-made for the role you are applying for. The Cover Letter is a personalized letter in which you should write your real interests and motivations towards the job opportunity.
How to make a good impression during the first interview?
The body language is a type of nonverbal communication and it is a physical behavior, often opposed to words. This code is used to express a lot of information about yourself and includes facial expressions, body posture, gestures, eye movement, touch and the use of space.
Starting a new job is very exciting. Then, you start thinking things like: what should I do? Am I doing a good job? Should I bother my boss frequently with questions? Do not worry; you can put your mind at rest as this is very normal. There is always a sense of awkwardness when starting a new job.
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