It’s not bad enough that the job application was 10 pages long, and you waited three weeks to hear back from the employer. Now, you need to prepare forÂ crazy brainteaser interview questions, too? Not necessarily. Typically, employers focus on the run-of-the-mill questions you’d expect to be asked; the kinds of questions you canÂ slam dunk. However, […]
How to be happier at work
Are you unhappy at work? If so, you arenâ€™t alone. A recent Gallup report, “State of the Global Workplace,” indicates most surveyed workers were â€œactively disengagedâ€ and very few love their jobs. Have you dreamed of making a change and following a passion instead of maintaining your dreaded 9-to-5 job?
How to introduce yourself when you’re looking for a job
Everyone knows how to introduce themselves, right? It’s just like those name tags organizers pass out at networking events, “Hello, my name is” Unfortunately, a lot of job seekers have a tough time getting beyond that very basic introduction. Sure, they can chat about where they grew up or their favorite book or movie, but […]
Tired of looking for a job? 5 tips to prepare to start your own business
Are you dissatisfied with your job, or reading the writing on the wall that suggests it may be time to think of your own exit strategy? If so, you are in good company. A Mercerâ€™s Whatâ€™s Workingâ„¢ survey last year, conducted over two quarters, included 2,400 workers in the U.S. They found, â€œnearly one in […]
Need help learning how to network?
Professional networking is a crucial element of a successful job search, especially for tech-savvy Generation Y job seekers. However, many students and recent grads believe that they donâ€™t yet have any valuable contacts to add to their network â€“ one of the many myths we will dispel during this #MWchat.