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You’ve got an interview, how should you prepare?

business tuit for interviewHave you just finished your education and searching for your first full-time job? Then, we have several great tips for you how to succeed in the job interview.

A job interview is generally a daunting experience for anyone. You can ease your worries a little by making sure you’re prepared for the event. This involves thinking about your prospective employer, the role you’re applying for, and all of the practical issues surrounding the interview itself.

You need to start thinking about the interview as soon as you possibly can, and the thought process doesn’t end until after the interview.

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The growing online recruitment sector

curriculum vitate - hiringAlex Farrell, the director at IT Job Board, mentions there is an increasing need for online professionals. This has been a good year for their site, he mentions that the biggest growth has been in the banking and financial industry sectors with 30%, working mainly with big data. Big data provides banking institutions with business strategies. Banks are now funding cloud computing to push business productivity and the growth of M-commerce for safe online transactions.

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Understanding Why Employee Recognition Is Important

show your talent Appreciation is a basic human need. Taking the time to understand this basic psychological principle, and applying it, can have several beneficial effects for a business. All workers in a business look for appreciation through the work they do, whether it is individually, or a part of a team. Before looking at what ways a business can benefit from properly giving their employees recognition for their work, let’s take a look at how to actually give the appreciation correctly in the first place.

 

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7 Factors of Employee Engagement… what managers really need to know!

manager talking to employeeManagers too often make the mistake of judging an employee’s level of engagement, and consequently their level of commitment, based on their own (the manager’s) yardstick of “normal”.   The problem is people are all different and from a non-clinical perspective, there is no such thing as normal.  Everyone is unique and has their own distinct style of intuitive behavior.  Note I said intuitive behavior, not learned behavior.  Let me suggest that you conside  intuitive behavior to be an individual’s internal yardstick of what is normal (for them).

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The pilot died! Or did he?

You and I need information whether it’s good or bad. Even with discouraging news we all “get through the moments” better with reliable data. Such is the lesson taught by an insightful Southwest Airlines pilot. This is a story I’ve told clients again and again.

Southwest is that little “pretend” Texas-based carrier according to a friend of mine who works for Delta, he believes Delta is a “real airline”. Southwest changed its industry. Many airlines in business when Southwest got started are no longer is business. And unlike some of its competition today, Southwest still makes money.

As we say in Texas, it’s my company plane!

Southwest Airlines has never had an onboard fatality. But years ago Southwest had a major situation.

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Building Working Relationships that Work

team covenant bookDo relationships at work matter?  Obviously they do, or at least most people today think so.  I sure do, it’s why I’ve been in the organizational relationships and development business for over 35 years.

We will dramatically change your view on how to write paper for school!

Building working relationships that work doesn’t just happen.  Like anything else, it requires knowledge, a defined strategy, commitment, and the development of skills – in this case, relational skills.

In inaugurating this blog as a part of our delivery of PSI Enterprise, my commitment is to provide an open-ended dialogue to share what we have learned through the years in working with clients to improve the performance of their people.

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