Before you press ''send,'' keep these do’s and don’ts pointers for sending work emails in mind. Many offices have strict policies about sending personal (i.e., non-work-related email) from work, and also have guidelines about email content itself. Remember, itis perfectly legal for your company to monitor (e.g., read) your work email and IM content and tell you exactly how and how not to use your (work-provided) computer, so make sure you are aware of these rules when it comes to official emails. Throughout this article, you will find information about the correct way to use email in your workplace. Continue reading to learn the correct and effective way to communicate.
For interviewees, being interviewed for a job is often very nerve-wracking. Many questions are asked to which employers expect a certain answer, and people arenot prepared well to answer or give an answer that employers donot want. We asked employers and employees what the best answer was that they would give to the question “Why should we select you?” in an interview. What answer would you give? Here are the thoughts and actual answers from several people to who we reached out to.
A mid-career changer who has worked for the government or a large corporation has worked in a completely different environment from that of someone who has spent his working life in a small business. This article highlights some of the major differences between them so you can judge for yourself if the solution to your career problems should include a move from one to the other.
You have successfully networked. Everything is going smoothly. Your feedback was encouraging and heart-warming. However, you have yet to send the interview follow-up letter. You are committing an employment sin. Send it as soon as possible. This article provides sample letters to save your time and prevent further delays.
It is hard to imagine that companies conduct interviews for non-existent jobs. An employer admitted to interviewing candidates for non-existent jobs a few times each year to get ideas from them. Employers are seeking free advice and ideas from candidates who are unaware that they are wasting their time. Do not let yourself become one of these poor, unsuspecting job seekers. Check out these 5 signs that it might be an interview for a non-existent position.
Compared to open-ended questions, closed-ended questions are more directive and demanding. Closed-ended questions discount your opinion and demand specific facts. There is no room for ambiguity or unclear memory. To summarize, you should be straightforward. Yet, you donot have to fall into traps. You should be prepared for these situations, even if you donot come across them often. You can tailor the answers to your own needs to the next 10 closed-ended questions.
When you find yourself back on the market and looking for a new job, never leaving your previous job can hurt your career. While job security is a great feeling, no job is ever truly secure. Everyone wants to be able to find a company that they can stay with long term, but it can also be a bad thing. Staying in a job long-term can erode your ability to market yourself for a new job. The purpose of this article is to provide you with insights into how to improve your job search skills.
The labor market is changing rapidly. The faster rate of growth in the recent past reflects the entry of baby boomers to the labor force. No one can be sure of what will happen in the future, but some trends in the labor market do give clues about what is likely to happen. When making decisions about your education or career, it is important to understand these trends and to make good choices based on this information. While a lot of labor market information is available, we have selected those issues we believe are most important for you to consider. Spend a little time going over each one.
A special projects section can be especially effective for a person with valuable experience, which did not occur on a job. Career changers, recent college graduates, and women re-entering the workforce can benefit from including a special projects section. This article provides examples as guides to determine whether a special projects section will strengthen your resume.
The sales and marketing department is generally composed of a director of marketing and a director of sales (or one person with both titles) who, in turn, manage a team of sales managers. In many hotels, entry-level sales positions are titled account executives or sales associates. Another entry point may be as a sales and marketing assistant or researcher. Sales and marketing tend to hold a "glitz and glamour" image and, therefore, competition for entry-level positions is keen.