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2019 is fast drawing to a close. As the year ends, it is a good time to take stock of your company, to do a review and assessment of how things are working and to get ready to hit the ground running in the new year. Here are a few things to look at to… Read more »

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The purpose of looking at resumes and interviewing job candidates is to assess their skills and abilities, their competence at doing a particular job. Another purpose is to assess their soft skills and fit with the company. But hiring managers are human, and sometimes they form opinions about job candidates based on impressions and prejudices,… Read more »

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If you are going to a job interview, you naturally want to be as prepared as possible. To do this, you need to take advantage of every information gathering opportunity that you can. One of the best opportunities to collect this information is when you receive the invitation to come for the interview. It may… Read more »

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Everyone knows the importance of networking, but not everyone knows how best to go about it. Here is some advice from career experts on how to make the most of a networking event. Preparation This is important. If you want to do networking at events, you need to first of all consider the people you… Read more »

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An integral part of any job is making decisions. During any work day, people are making many of them, some involving minor issues, others that are much more significant. Because of this, it is important to make decisions effectively. Often, decisions are difficult to make. Sometimes there is a mountain of information to sift through,… Read more »

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Things don’t always work out as planned – that’s definitely not news to anyone in the workforce today. You may not be exactly thrilled at where you are at in your career right now. The cause could be events beyond your control or some poor decisions you made, or some combination of the two. If… Read more »

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Studies show that people spend a lot of time at their jobs. In one survey, almost everyone reported spending more than 50 hours a week at work. It can create a lot of stress, causing health problems and personal problems as well. Workaholism is not good for anyone. And most people understand the importance of… Read more »

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Many people believe that to increase productivity you need to do lots of planning, make major changes to your routine, and spend a lot more time and effort at what you do. Sometimes this is true. But there are ways to boost productivity a great deal just by making some simple adjustments to the way… Read more »

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What does it take to be successful in your career? Opinions will naturally vary. Few would argue that for businesses to be successful, they need to hire and keep top talent. But what makes a person top talent? What qualities do they possess that enable them to have a greater impact on a company’s performance,… Read more »

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You have just received a job offer, and naturally are excited about it. Before accepting it, however, you need to step back for a bit and take some time to look at the situation more objectively. You don’t want to end up in a job or a company that is not a good fit for… Read more »