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How to spot a bad boss at your job interview

How to spot a bad boss at your job interview
In the same way that a good job interview can give the interviewer an image n clear and almost precisely the candidate he has before , which is presented to a job can form a more or less precise in how responsible idea which eventually will have to work if hired. Some signs, however, indicate more than others if we face is a leader and a good team leader, or rather, is one of those bosses that we should flee. According to Heather R. Huhman, professional development expert and known race headhunter , these are the ten signs that will help you discover a bad boss from the first interview. Read More »

How to impress on the first day of work

How to impress on the first day of work
There are many people who spend many years of his life studying, forming, preparing to find a good job. Surely you are or have been one of them and have invested a lot of time looking for work, you’ve sent many resumes, you’ve done a lot of job interviews, you’ve definitely seen that finding a job is not easy. Read More »

Helpful Hints To Get A Raise Or Promotion

Are you content with your current rate of pay? I can tell that you aren’t just because you have chosen to click on this article. Showing up to work everyday is not enough if you want to make it to the next level in your career. The following tips will put you on the right track of becoming a valuable asset to your company which should result in better compensation.

Make sure you’re always on time.

Chances are, if you’re on time you are late in the opinion of your boss. By rule of thumb you should arrive at work no later than 10 minutes prior to when your shift is scheduled to start. Not only does this allow a buffer for unexpected difficulties that may hinder your punctuality like a dead car battery or a longer than expected line at the gas pump, but it proves that you are determined to go above and beyond your expected work hours. It is an additional bonus if you are able to get to work before your boss. Read More »

Six Steps to a Career in Computer Science

Computer science is not for everyone. If you like math and solving puzzles, then you will probably enjoy computer programming. Give it a try and see if it’s right for you. However, if you find puzzles to be tedious and frustrating then you should probably consider another line of work. Debugging computer programs can take hours of focused work with little reward until the end. Some people find this sort of work stressful.

If you think you have what it takes, here are six steps to launch your career in computer science and maintain a high salary: Read More »

How a Recruitment Agency Can Help You

If you are not working at the moment, then you might consider visiting a recruitment agency to see whether they can offer you something that suits your skills. Although there are a lot of online job search engines, they will not give you the personal service that you need to find work that you want. Even if you are working now, you might want to consider whether you will find a better job and life elsewhere. If you have ever considered stepping outside your comfort zone, you might want to speak to a IT recruitment specialist. Read More »

Allow These Words To Encourage And Enrich You Spiritually And Strengthen You Physically

This is proving to be a longer and more exhaustive study than when I first set out but I am discovering it to be so enriching and so spiritually valuable that it is my desire to share these finds with you.

I have been researching the book of Revelation in the New Testament. It has taken me many weeks and months but it has been so worth all the effort.

In Chapter 16, we arrive at a section which deals with the judgement and the judgements of Almighty God, and Jesus Christ and angels are all involved as these visions and pictures are given to the apostle John, who was the youngest of the twelve disciples of Jesus Christ when he was called by the Lake of Galilee some sixty years previously. Read More »

Why Become a Social Worker?

It is a known fact that injustice is prevalent in the society. The rate in crimes and poverty haven’t really seen its end, even in a country like Australia. With this, many organizations and foundations have been established to cater to the growing needs of the community, as well as the ever increasing problems that arise in the society. Those who work for such institutions towards the betterment of the public are called Social Workers. Read More »

Understanding And Coping With Difficult Managers

I have conducted countless management workshops in my professional life for various clients and the question that continuously is asked during the workshop is, “how do I manage my manager”? I hear such comments as, “my manager should attend this workshop” or, “my manager requires this workshop badly”.

Unfortunately, the participants who are saying these comments are not alone in their frustration. Based on my calculations, previous experiences and reading data based networks, approximately twenty eight per cent of all working Canadians believe that they work for a good manager; thirty eight per cent say they would fire their manager if they could; four per cent would have their manager assessed by a psychologist and thirty per cent would send their manager to management training. Read More »

What Is Your Career?

What is your career? Forget about how you define this to others for now, and just think for a bit about how you define your career to yourself. What does it mean to you to have a career? Is it just your job? Is it something you do to make a living? Is it what you do for money? Is it your work?

Most people would define a career as more than a job. Above and beyond a job, a career is a long-term pattern of work, usually across multiple jobs. A career implies professional development to build skill over a period of time, where one moves from novice to expert within a particular field. And lastly, I would argue that a career must be consciously chosen; even if others exert influence over you, you must still ultimately choose to become a doctor or a lawyer or an accountant. If you didn’t make a conscious choice at some point, I would then say you have a job but not a career. Read More »