“You are selected for the job, congratulations!”
Getting a job after completing your undergraduate degree calls for celebration. Finally, you are independent in the true sense – living on your own and earning your own money. With this comes the
Leadership is about people, it has nothing to do with any title. Being a leader is not easy. All people are different, carry different backgrounds, and possess different ways of thinking. So leadership is all about understanding people.
Whether you’re applying for a scholarship, a place on a master’s course or a full-fledged job, you need to provide relevant information to sell yourself to those choosing the best candidate.
The best way to do so is to create
An interview’s tone can be changed with the mere usage of one or more words. Certain words set the scene and, unfortunately, using the wrong vocabulary can make the difference between you getting the job or being cut from the
When heading out into the job market, many new graduates find it’s not as easy as they had anticipated.
However, many of these students are making similar mistakes in their search without knowing it!
While you may think your degree guarantees you
Let’s face it – applying to jobs can be a tedious and time-consuming process, especially when each application is properly tailored. Before you submit your resume for another job, make sure it’s worth your time.
Review the job description carefully
Bad news for the self-proclaimed multitasker: research continues to debunk the myth that you can productively do more than one task at a time. The human brain simply isn’t designed to function this way. Attempting to divide your focus increases stress and
Traditionally, employees managed their careers with help from managers and the company’s human resources department. Or they participated in formal networking and mentoring programs. These are still valid sources of help, but today you need to do more.
Procrastination comes in many disguises. We might resolve to tackle a task, but find endless reasons to defer it. We might prioritize things we can readily tick off our to-do list—answering emails, say—while leaving the big, complex stuff untouched for
Your clients and colleagues don’t have time to engage fully with every e-mail they get. Some of them receive hundreds of messages per day. That’s why they start with the ones they can deal with quickly. They may never get