Posted on January 12, 2020 at 07:32:07 PM
It’s Not How Good You Are, It’s How Good You Want To BePaul ArdenThe world's top advertising guru, Paul Arden, offers up his wisdom on issues as diverse as problem-solving, responding to a brief, communicating, playing your cards right, making mistakes and creativity, all notions that can be applied to aspects of modern life. This book provides a unique insight into the world of advertising and is a quirky compilation of quotes, facts, pictures, wit and wisdom, packed into easy-to-digest, bite-sized spreads. If you want to succeed in life or business, this is a must!What to Do with the Rest of your LifeRobin RyanStuck in a job that's going nowhere? Hate going to work? Pounding the pavement looking for an opportunity? Bored? Whether you are caught in a career crisis, a victim of corporate downsizing, or suffering from old-fashioned burnout, you need America's #1 career coach, Robin Ryan. Robin has the answers. She will show you that your perfect career is waiting for you no matter what your age or income. Most important, Robin Ryan provides great advice for the millions who feel trapped in their jobs and need a change but also need to maintain their income.How To Become...
Posted on January 4, 2020 at 09:04:00 PM
Congrats- you have landed an interview! Now what? It is important to dress for success and make a positive first impression that will last. Many times people ask “does your appearance really impact getting the job or not?” And the answer is, “YES”. A first impression on a recruiter conducting an interview will mean a lot. It is essential to look your best when introducing yourself for the first time. When deciding what to wear it is always best to choose a conservative outfit. Dressing modest and professional is important. Dressing conservatively shows you are making an effort, you do not want to offend and also conservative dress shows how you are polite and respectful. If you walk into an interview with pants sagging below your waist or a skirt so tight and short you are barely able to take a seat- that leaves an impression, and not a good one. It is also of essence to ensure you dress one or two levels up. A good “rule of thumb” is to dress one or two levels nicer than the position you are interviewing for. Unless told otherwise always wear a suit for the first interview. It is always better to be overdressed, than...
Posted on November 15, 2019 at 12:17:08 PM
My clients aren’t surprised when I coach them on how to keep a valued employee. While they are certainly aware that we make money through placements, they more than appreciate the genuine effort I make to help them retain their most valued people. That’s because as a Certified Employee Retention Specialist- (CERS) designated recruiter, I place just as much emphasis on keeping employees as I do the effort to find them in the first place. The CERS designation sets me apart as a top-tier, strategic collaborator with the client. The intensive reading, workshop training and mandatory continuing education have given me insight into the motivation and incentives that drive top talent and ensures stability and productivity for my clients. It’s not difficult to see the solution to the problem of employee malcontent. It all boils down to emotion. Employees are human, first and foremost, and as such have a basic need to feel valued and appreciated. I work with clients to maintain an environment that engages employees and demonstrates a genuine appreciation. When developing engagement practices and a recognition program, there are 5 key things to keep in mind: Start with the right people! Give employees the authority to meet their responsibilities. Treat employees with respect...
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