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There are few things more daunting than starting your first job, which takes place in a totally new environment with new people, new rules and new expectations.
Navigating this unfamiliar landscape is stressful for everyone, so here are some tips to get you through those scary first few weeks:
In his book The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories, Christopher Booker states that everything ever written boils down to seven basic plots.
Using these story frames, you can share your life experiences to inspire your team and bring your presentations to life.
1. Overcoming the Monster
This is the typical heartwarming story…Continue
Nobody outside of HR quite seems to appreciate the amount of details recruitment workers need to handle. Juggling the particulars of countless vacancies, applicants, and intermediaries can be a tiring task – but we all know that recruiters with a Rolodex memory have a massive advantage and frequently make great things happen just by drawing connections between all those bits of information in their heads.
So what can you do to put yourself in that league? Luckily, there are several…Continue
Anyone who has set up a Facebook profile, or more or less any other social media profile, already has the skills to set up their own LinkedIn presence. The difference is that LinkedIn has a purpose beyond leisure and enjoyment, and that you must play the game within tighter, more specific parameters if you are to advance your career and make encouraging new connections.
Like Facebook, however, it all begins with photos. On LinkedIn, you tend to make your first impression with a pair…Continue