What to Expect from an Interview: The Most Common Interview Questions You Should Expect

What to Expect from an Interview: The Most Common Interview Questions You Should Expect

Whether you’re a recent graduate from university or college looking for your first job or you’ve been without work for a while and you’re looking to get back into the workplace. No matter your situation, it can be tough getting onto the career ladder. No matter how confident or un-confident you might be, carrying out the right preparation and research prior to an interview can give your success rate a huge boost and even land you the job. What is a Job Interview? Job Interview – Noun – A formal meeting in which an applicant is asked questions to determine their suitability for a particular job. The idea of a job interview is to allow your potential employer to ask you questions about your career, personality, and life in order to learn more about you, and ultimately decide whether they believe you to be a good fit for the job. There are three main types of a job interview, and you can expect...
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Basic Understanding Of Communication Skills

Basic Understanding Of Communication Skills

“Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success.” Communication is sending or receiving ideas, thoughts or feelings from one person to one or more persons in such a way that the person receiving it understands it in the same way the sender wants him/her to understand. The ability to communicate effectively with superiors, colleagues, and staff is essential, no matter what industry you work in. Workers in the digital age must know how to effectively convey and receive messages in person as well as via phone, email, and social media. Good communication skills will help you in every walk of life. The Communication Skills:  Illustrated in the below slide: Now we will go through the top 10 communications skills which are very essential. Top 10 Communication Skills: 1#Listening: Being a good listener is one of the best ways to be a good communicator. No one likes communicating with someone who only cares about putting in her two cents and does not take the...
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Effective ways to Manage Stress at Work

Effective ways to Manage Stress at Work

Effective ways to Manage Stress at Work:   What is stress?  Stress is a reaction to a basic threat and the basic threat is the perceived inability to cope.  The reaction to stress is a unique personal experience, triggered by our unique personal perception of the world.   “Men are disturbed not by the things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen.”- Greek Philosopher – Epictetus   Now there are different kinds of stress and we will go over the different types below:   Types of Stress: Eustress – Positive Distress – Negative Commonly known as stress Positive Stress:   Distress – Negative There are many symptoms of negative stress or distress which are stated in the image below: Causes of Harmful Work Stress Stress at work is a very common thing that we all face in our lives.  There are some causes of this harmful stress a few of which we have listed down below. No formal stress-care awareness policy Inconsistent, poorly trained management Inconsistent management communication Poor...
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Golden Tips for Effective Time Management to Improve your Productivity

Golden Tips for Effective Time Management to Improve your Productivity

What is Time Management? As we all know that time is precious, yet there are never more than 24 hours in a day. Only a few of us responds to this fact of life with focus and purpose whereas others freak out.  Now time and tide wait for none, but at the end of the day managing time is the most vital tool of one’s success in life.  So, managing the skills of time utilization will help one to have better productivity. Good time management is a useful personal skill for managing oneself, one’s work and of others.  Time is an “ineffable resource” which is finite, so effectively managing time is absolutely vital for one’s success. “Time control is a paradox as you can MANAGE only yourself in relation to time.” In this article, we will go through the golden tips one by one for effective time management that will help improve one’s productivity. # Priorities your GOALS Your goals and priorities are the foundation of...
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