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Personality Traits That Can Help You Get Hired

Personality Traits That Can Help You Get Hired

It is hard to truly know what exactly the hiring manager is looking for when making hiring decisions. Yes, the hiring manager is looking for specific skills in candidates, but we all know that just because candidates have certain skills doesn’t mean they necessarily land the job. Skills alone are not the key focus when it comes to hiring decisions. One must have the skills and there is no doubt about that, but more and more company culture…

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Get Your Stress Under Control

Get Your Stress Under Control

Stress is a hot topic right now. As the holidays approach, the world seems more stressful than ever, and everyone around us is busy and overwhelmed. Focusing on work is difficult when you are stressed, but  you are often stressed because you want to be a good employee. Stress can affect health. With poor health comes poor performance at work and in daily activities. Before you become too stressed, make sure to get control of your stress.…

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An Article We Wanted to Share: Interviewing

An Article We Wanted to Share: Interviewing

Here is an article that appeared on CNBC.com…we wanted to share it with you…check it out and get some advice to help your career! Read below: Former Google career coach: 5 great interview questions to ask job candidates Jenny Blake, co-founder of Google‘s career development and mentorship program, knows a thing or two about what makes an outstanding employee. Before starting her own coaching firm, Blake helped over 1,000 people improve…

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Want to Be More Hirable? Read Below

Want to Be More Hirable? Read Below

Finding the right job can be difficult. You want to be a good fit in your job and the companies that are hiring want you to fit their culture. A Forbes article contributed by The Muse online looked at this topic.  So, what did the article explain about making people more hirable? What can you do to be more hirable? Let’s find out: What makes others get new gigs while you are still stuck in your job and not getting noticed? You might need to…

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Don’t Make These Mistakes When Job Searching

Don’t Make These Mistakes When Job Searching

Looking for a job can be tough. Some people feel sad about having to look for a job. Others are embarrassed about being unemployed. Many people don’t like to talk about the job search if they are actively seeking a job. But, there are things to know when it comes to looking for a new job. It is very easy to make mistakes that will stop you from landing the job. A recent Forbes.com article explores “The 8 Biggest Blunders Job Seekers…

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Be a Leader and Inspire Others

Be a Leader and Inspire Others

Leading others can be wonderful. The workplace can be a stressful place, but it doesn’t have to be stressful for everyone, because leaders can help create a positive work environment. Leaders can inspire others, and this can be a truly remarkable phenomenon. What makes someone a leader? Can anyone be a leader? Inspirational leaders have confidence and have built that confidence up by working on leadership skills and by focusing on…

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How to Talk Yourself Out of an Interview: Mistakes to Avoid

How to Talk Yourself Out of an Interview: Mistakes to Avoid

How to Talk Yourself Out of an Interview Without Talking at All During the interview process, everyone knows there are a lot of “Do Not Mentions” to be aware of in order to avoid a bad first impression; however, what most of you don’t know takes place behind the scenes before you’re even been offered an interview! Let’s take a closer look at two tiny details hiring managers use to determine if they want to meet you: your resume and…

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Avoid Burnout and Cope With Stress

Avoid Burnout and Cope With Stress

The topic of stress is a major topic in the workplace today. People are burning out more and more. Health issues are connected to stress. Today’s workers are exhausted and their bodies are tired. The following quote from the Business Insider article, “A surefire way to avoid burnout, according to a former Google exec,” focuses on this recent issue of burnout and the severity of burnout: “Burnout can be the by-product of situations which…

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Sleep Matters and We Need to Get More of It to Be Productive

Sleep Matters and We Need to Get More of It to Be Productive

Sleep much? Just how much sleep do you get? Do you think you are sleep deprived? Let’s explore. “The problem of chronic sleep loss is treated as a personal one, hashed out between patients and doctors, most often with sleeping pills, which themselves prevent normal sleep, and which have not been approved for long-term use. But we can’t fix this problem without addressing its systemic causes. Organizations like the CDC are beginning to…

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Careers: Half Empty or Half Full

Careers: Half Empty or Half Full

We have all heard this cliché phrase, but what exactly does it mean in relation to your career goals?  We all know that, ”glass half full” indicates optimism and positivity in a current situation, and “glass half empty” implies the feeling of inability to overcome a negative obstacle.  I know what you’re thinking: how does this have anything to do with my career?  The fact of the matter is, life is way too short to work a job…

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