Whether you’re a student job seeker or a polished and proven executive, the first thing you must come to terms with is, “Regardless of the position you seek, you are now in sales!” The product you are selling is YOU! The interview is your opportunity to differentiate yourself in the eyes of your customer [the […]
Why do we all work? If it is for money, then does it mean that those who earn enough to last a life time or those who inherit, should do no work?
Are you a male who is looking to dress for success? Dressing for success has a number of benefits. Whether you are interested in dressing for success for an upcoming job interview, an important business meeting, or another important event, you may be unsure as to how you should proceed. If that is the case, […]
It’s a great time to be an entrepreneur—in the last decade, technology has leveled the playing field and propelled an entrepreneurial revolution. As an entrepreneur, you now have more access to information that enables you to make more intelligent choices more quickly. You have an advantage over big businesses in that you’re lighter, more flexible, […]
If you dream about having a different career, but don’t act on that dream, you may be operating under the assumption of a career myth. In this article, I expose 10 myths, sayings you’ve heard before that simply are not true. Let’s explore them.
Are you in the process of finding a new job? If you are, your main focus right now may be on submitting your resume to all open and available positions. This is important to do, but you also need to examine the next steps. One of those steps involves attending job interviews. As you likely […]
Have you ever felt stuck in your career? Employee stress and burn out can account for a lot of dissatisfaction in your life. After all, you are at work some 8 hours a day or more. That’s 1/3 of your day if you don’t count sleep. That’s a long time to be dissatisfied. If you […]
What do employers look for in potential employees?
Do you remember your parents asking you what you want to be when you grow up? By the time I was in the 10th grade, my mother started asking me that same question until I graduated. At that time I wasn’t 100% sure what career path I would take, but I had several ideas. Your […]
What do employers look for in potential employees? That was the question that was posted recently on a career discussion forum online. Naturally, for each different position, the particular answers to that question would be different. However, there are some common skills that employers look for in all employees, whether the employee happens to be a network engineer or a fry cook.
In-Demand Skills for Success
1. BASIC SKILLS‚ Reading, writing and arithmetic! Believe it…