If you've been a smoker for a while, you might be oblivious to the message is sends out about you. This can make a huge difference in an interview and to potential employers. We're going to look about what smoking says about you, and how it could influence potential employers as to whether they take you on or not.
They might say it doesn't matter - but that isn't necessarily the case
Most interviewers and potential employers want to seem as open-minded as…
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Great news! The world is still ok.
The federation of small businesses tells us that of the 5.2 million businesses in the UK, small firms accounted for 99.3 per cent of all private sector businesses in the UK, 47.8 per cent of private sector employment and 33.2 per cent of private sector turnover.
This is good! Power to the people. The independent man still holds the key to his own destiny. This is important in a world where we see the big multinationals are constantly…Continue
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We all want to get a good job that suits us completely. The recruiters play really very important part in all the organizations and fields. They gives a company an opportunity to find best and most eligible staff and also, they allow deserving candidates to get right opportunity and career along with a dream job. The efficiency of recruiter actually effects positively on the organization and candidate’s future.
If the recruiter is right then it will allow…Continue
Added by Patty on February 25, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
1) If your boss doesn’t know you want to move up in the company you are unlikely to get a promotion or even recognition for doing good work. Bosses annot read your mind. Our attention is split all over in this time of electronic communications, and the same is true of your supervisor;The bosses attention is focused on their team, politics, performance, paperwork, compliance, strategy, competition, profile building, hiring and firing, and many other items. If you don’t get feedback…Continue
Added by Donald Sonn on January 29, 2015 at 1:35pm — No Comments
Most job interviews are for positions that will pay at least several thousand more than you are currently earning. Successful job interviews can vault your career forward. Yet, most applicants leave the process to chance. That also explains why they lose out most of the time. Don't let that happen to you! Prepare by studying these simple steps toward success:
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A business coach who often coaches top executives told me this tale:
It happens quite often that when I coach top leaders, they end up realizing…Continue
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There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the…Continue
Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Last week was a momentous one in my life: My eldest son, Guy, was offered his first job. Then twenty four hours later he was offered another job.
Given what I have dedicated my working life to, it has been a fascinating experience to observe the process of my own child attempting to enter the workforce for the first…
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They answered phones and greeted visitors. It was often considered an entry-level position with no experience required.
Times have changed and today's secretaries need more skills and background for the job. In essence, they can make…Continue
Added by Dave on September 29, 2014 at 2:28pm — No Comments
I get hit up to take a lot of surveys from a lot of different sources.
Sometimes vendors of various products or services lure survey respondents with offers to take a brief survey and receive a free copy of their latest white paper, special report or e-book about the “War for Talent” or some other nonsensical topic.
While I’m not particularly tempted to participate due to publication prizes at the end, I do have certain geeky curiosity about…Continue
Added by Kelly Blokdijk on May 5, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
A few of us non-traditional, mold-breaker, non-conformist, square pegs in a land of round holes occasionally jokingly refer to ourselves as unemployable. And, in certain ways that isn’t far from accurate.
If we look throughout history we find plenty of well-known business and leadership success stories that…Continue
Recent changes to LinkedIn's feature-set whereby "Company Pages" are afforded In-Profile Activity Feed's (like Facebook's "Update Status"), but "Member Profile Pages" no longer enjoy the feature, "Censor" Agency Recruiters for 2 key reasons.…Continue
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According to today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, the unemployment rate dropped a staggering .3% to 7%. In the process 203,000 new jobs were created. This brings the total to 1,235,000 new jobs created over the last seven months!
Job creation was across the board in most sectors including:
Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments
For people who are 50-years old and would like to work again or change jobs, the job vacancies in London look very appealing. However, the job market today is a battle field for them, despite the fact that they are old hands in their field of work, applicants with less experience and fewer skills are still preferred by companies. Why? Most probably, this is because, those candidates are way younger. Although this is a painful truth, mid-lifers must face this fact.
In the past, when…Continue
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