The old saying goes ‘it’s not what you know, it’s who you know’. So how do we increase the people that we know in order to increase our chance of success at work? In business books and lecture seminars, a key word that gets used is networking. We have all heard that we need to do it more of it however it often gets pushed to the side for other priorities that we deem more important. Often this is because we are not exactly sure where to start!
Even for the ‘best of the best’ job interviews can be nerve wrecking. You never know what type of questions to prepare for, the style of the interviewer or the path the interview might take. Bernard Marr claims that the interviewer really only wants to establish three key things during the interview and if you prepare to cover those three areas well, your interview preparation will help you answer every question that might be asked at interview. After all they are really only looking for three key things. To unlock the secret to future interview success, read this interesting article.
Have you felt like your career was on an upward trajectory but you never seemed to quite realise your potential? It is a common conversation we have with candidates of all levels. This is an interesting article by Jack Welsh which calls for some personal reflection on key behaviours that might be negatively impacting your chances of career success. It could be a confronting, but a life changing read. Read more
With the rise of technology we have gained a lot of efficiencies in the job search process. An example of this is, candidates can gain access to more available roles through online sites and recruiters can more effectively search for suitable candidates through a range of database and online technologies.