Learn how to say no at work

The word no is often associated with negativity, but sometimes saying yes to everything in work can lead to more problems than a simple no The hardest thing about saying no tends to be the fear of letting someone down. It’simportant to know when and how to say no before you become overwhelmed with all the work you should have declined or pushed back to a later date Think it Through Nobody needs an answer straight away, so when your boss or colleague asks you to help them with a new pro...
More

How To Stand Out At Work

How do you get that promotion at work when your co-workers are also jockeying for it? Standing out from the competition may be easier than you think. Here are some tips to stand out without destroying your relationships with your colleagues Go Above and Beyond Showing initiative and taking on tasks you weren’t necessarily assigned to do will getattention from the boss. Being willing to step outside your normal job or skill set anddo what others won’t will draw good attention. When you’re ...
More

How to be a valuable employee at work

Every manager expects their employees to work hard and do their jobs, but with just a little nudge you can stand out. Here are 5 great tips to get you started • Communication: more is more Whether you’re new to your role or you’ve been doing this job for years, the moreyou communicate the better off you will be. Questions help you know exactly what isexpected of you and make sure you don’t have to rework anything. At the same time,it will help your boss see that you are engaged with ...
More

How To Experience Better Levels Of Success In Your Career

If you’re ready to take your career to a new level, there are a few things that you should start doing to become a better employee now. Here are some suggestions: • Increase Productivity Through Focused ActionInstead of being “busy” all the time, make sure that you’re filling your time withtasks that will be beneficial for the company. Put together an effective to-do list by writing down tasks that will help you move forward in your goals and make measurable progress on your curren...
More

Finding Your Dream Job

Finding your dream job requires you to take action. Here are 5 steps on how you can path your way in finding your dream job Step 1 – Do something This may seem slightly obvious but sitting there wondering why your career goalsaren’t coming together won’t make things fall into place. It’s true what they say,something worth having, never comes easy. So, start setting out a plan to help you achieve your dream job and your one step closer to getting it. Step 2 – Decide what job y...
More

Sourcing Candidates: Ask Your Team For Help

Growth is everyone’s business. And often times, people are excited about working with andhelping to find their new colleague. So just ask your teammates to help you with the common goal of building an awesome crew. This can be be achieved by: • Sharing word-of-mouth information about the open position so your team can pass it on and/or look for candidates from their own networks • Creating personal and rich job posts that capture people’s attention and what yourteammates would love to sha...
More

Social Media: Attracting Strong Candidates

Are you ready for a brutal piece of truth? Many qualified candidates most likely don’t knowthat your company exist—let alone that you’re hiring. There are so many companies out there who are all competing for the exact same talent asyou, and unfortunately, it’s the big ones with the major reputations and the instant namerecognition that will continue to beat you in regards to hiring—unless you do something about it. If you want to create awareness about your employer brand, you need to go...
More

Job Ad: Mention The Salary

The truth is – everyone has bills to pay. Even if your company is a superb place to work with great culture and a ton of perks, salary matters. It does not have the same priority for everyone, but salary is one of the focal points of a good job ad. The number one reason for listing a salary (or at least a range) is attracting more people. Job ads with a listed salary attract up to 30% more applicants. What’s more, those that do apply know exactly what to hope for. This way, you eli...
More

Job Descriptions: Concise And Accurate

Within the job description, one should be concisely informed about what it would actually be like for them to work at the company. Make sure that the job description does not turn out to be some sort of list of ideal traits and that no other candidate would have. The job description must not make the company look out of touch in any way – candidates would like to know that they could have a chance of working for the company and will move onto the next advert if they don’t think they can make...
More

Job Application: Make it Easy, Not Tough

The application process should not be a test of endurance or aptitude, it should be made as easy as possible to apply. Don’t forget that there are a lot of job applications out there, and the candidate is likely going through tons of applications at a time. If they find an application to be too difficult, they’ll give up out of frustration. Each application also requires a cover letter and tailoring of one’s CV, so this is already time-consuming enough – don’t make it even more so, or otherw...
More