Using Social Media to build a career, not just find jobs.
How to Talk so that People Want to Listen
Developing your professional network will be far more valuable than uploading your resume to every listing site on the internet. VP of People and General Counsel at Udemy, Lisa Haugh, writes about why it is important to build a caree, not just find a job, and how to leverage the power of professional networking sites. […]
Book Review: Executive Presence – The Missing Link Between Merit and Success
Speaking is probably the easiest thing you can do, but to speak in a way that people would want to listen to, is definitely one of the hardest thing to do. How can you be more persuasive when you speak?
Bad Habits at Work
Based on a nationwide survey of college graduates working across a range of sectors and occupations, authors Sylvia Hewlett and the Center for Talent Innovation discovered that Executive Presence (EP) is a dynamic, cohesive mix of appearance, communication, and gravitas. While these elements are not equal, to have true EP, you must know how to […]
10 No-Fail Dinner Party Conversation Starters
Bad habits in your everyday life may be inconsequential, but you can be sure that chronically poor professional attitudes and behaviour will rob you of steady career progression or even lead to your redundancy one day. According to Catherine Saar from TheProjectCoach, the following habits are capable of sabotaging your work performance: 1. Blaming others Before […]
Young Professionals: 6 Ways of Enhancing Your Career
Running out of conversation starters at parties? Karla McDonald from Huffingtonpost.com has some tips for you to bring back the fun! Alexa Hampton, interior designer and author — I will first ask them to explain to me their work. People usually have a way they explain their job, or how they spend their day, so they can […]
College graduates today are the most tech-savvy generation to ever enter the workforce. While knowledge of the latest and greatest devices can be a tremendous asset to landing a job, it’s also proving to be a hindrance. Graduates today too often use technology as a replacement for essential communication skills that are still coveted by […]