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Approaches To Answer 'Why Do You Want This Job?'
With so many talented candidates around why should we hire you? Why do you need this job? This is one of the most common interview questions and one of the trickiest one too.10 Things You Should Never Tell HR
Depending on your Human Resources office and your relationship with your HR staff, there may be things about you that you should never tell HR.This lack of understanding can add up to a deep distrust of HR. Sometimes, the distrust is earned; HR staff are people. You can't pigeon hole them, place them in a neat category that fails to reflect the actual complexities of people and HR offices.So, before you share a secret about yourself with HR at your workplace, know your HR staff. In too many workplaces, these are the ten things that you should never share with HR.10 Mistakes Managers Make Managing People
Many managers lack fundamental training in managing people. But, even more importantly, managers lack the values, sensitivity, and awareness needed to interact effectively all day long with people.Skills and techniques are easier to teach, but values, beliefs, and attitudes are much harder to teach - and harder for managers to learn. Yet, these are the underlying issues that will most make managers successful - or not.How important is it to help managers succeed? Beyond description.Off The Wall Interview Question & Their Answers
Acing an interview is about as rare as finding the perfect employee - or spotting a unicorn - and all the more so when interviewers throw curveballs to catch you off guard. The following questions, asked by companies you probably have heard of, have disarmed many a wide-eyed interviewee. But this doesn't have to be you. We have provided some possible answers so that you can walk into an interview prepared for anything. Of course. We can't guarantee that our answers will help you land the job, but at least they should make your interviewer grin.Things to Never Say to Your Boss
In your career, you will inevitably end up saying some dumb or regrettable things to your boss. We all do it to varying degrees at one time or another. The following list of such things is by no means exhaustive, but if you can avoid saying them, you will be doing yourself, your professional persona and your boss a tremendous service.So, keep these top 10 things to never say to your boss in mind the next time you're chatting him up by the watercooler.How to Answer 23 of the Most Common Interview Questions
Let's face it; no one likes the interview process. Well, certainly not the people being interviewed anyway. You have to be on your best behaviour, you only get one chance to get it right, and it's like taking your driving test all over again. Over the years I've been to countless interviews. To get my first job out of college I attended some 15-20 interviews a week. Whether it was in Britain or over here in the States, the questions never really seemed to change from job to job. Not only that, but also the answers to them are usually the same, with your own personal interpretation of course. Here I present 23 questions you're likely to be asked, and how I have learned to answer them. Why 23? Because I had more than 20 and less than 25. Remember, being interviewed is a skill, and if you do the preparation you should ace it every time.10 Weirdest Things Said & Done In Job Interviews
"Once I had a guy show up for an interview in flip-flops and shorts, high as a kite. I asked him about a gap on his resume, and he said that during those two years he had been starring in a well-known television show. He had not been."20 Toughest Job Interview Questions Asked This Year
If you were given a box of pencils, list 10 things you could do with them that are not their traditional use.10 Most Awesome Resignation Letters
Here's a sweet way to write your resignation: on a cake! Chris Holmes had a job as an immigration officer for Stansted Airport's Border Force in the UK, but his passion was making cakes, so he decided to quit his job and devote himself to his bakery business.Off The Wall Iinterview Question & Their Answers
Acing an interview is about as rare as finding the perfect employee - or spotting a unicorn - and all the more so when interviewers throw curveballs to catch you off guard. The following questions, asked by companies you probably have heard of, have disarmed many a wide-eyed interviewee. But this doesn't have to be you. We have provided some possible answers so that you can walk into an interview prepared for anything. Of course. We can't guarantee that our answers will help you land the job, but at least they should make your interviewer grin.Tips for effective search on job portals
Job portals are a great tool for searching jobs, given one knows how to effectively leverage the medium. With changing times the look, feel and options on these portals have undergone a sea change to suit the needs and requirements of Gen Y.