Posts Tagged ‘First Impressions’
How to answer, “Why do you want to leave your current job?”
When you are interviewing, how do you answer those more difficult questions like, “Why do you want to leave your current job?” You can be strategic, thoughtful, and positive with these difficult questions. It is an opportunity to show your skills and ability to frame your experiences in a forward-moving manner. Why Do Employers Ask…Read More
How to Use LinkedIn Featured Section to Improve Your Job Search
The LinkedIn Featured section was rolled out as a new feature earlier this year, so it’s new to everyone. It’s a great way to make your LinkedIn profile more dynamic and interesting, as well as showing that you’re up to speed on the latest social media for professionals. What is the LinkedIn Featured Section? It…Read More
Have You Tried the LinkedIn Publishing Platform?
The LinkedIn publishing platform is an effective built-in function of LinkedIn that can increase your reach and engagement with prospective employers. Relationships are the key to landing that perfect job, and taking the time to create some long-form content within your expertise area is a great way to let people get to know you. Publishing…Read More
How to Create the Perfect Email Signature
Your email signature is part of your professional brand and should reflect positively on your career and job search. Your email sign-off is like handing someone your business card. You want it to be professional and show your personality. Note: If you currently work for a company, check to see if they have guidelines or…Read More
5 Tips To Be Successful as a Nurse (for newly graduated professionals)
Are you graduating soon to become successful as a nurse? It is the time of the year where many students flood to Universities across the country to start courses in higher education. Similarly, those that have graduated will either be looking forward to graduate school or will entering the job search market. For medical students,…Read More
Three Surprising Places and Ways People Have Blown an Interview
Hopefully you have never blown an interview as bad as some of these people. Occasionally, HR reps spill their guts and share some of their weirder experiences with job candidates. You might be surprised by these three surprising places and ways people have blown an interview – and how you might inadvertently do something similar.…Read More
What’s in a Handshake?
The messages we send when we shake hands are more complex – and more powerful – than many realize. The handshake dates back as far as the 5th century BC and are known to have been exchanged in ancient Greece. They are thought to have roots in peacemaking as a means of showing that the…Read More
First Impressions: Get it right the first time!
First impressions happen automatically. We can’t help it. It is crazy how fast our brains work. In the first few seconds of meeting someone you form an opinion about them. It’s hard to undo this opinion. In the professional world, first impressions are crucial. Here are some tips to make sure you get it right!…Read More