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There is something going on in the world of work today. Some kind of an evolution that's forcing organizations to think differently about what it means to be an employee or a manager and even what it means to actually work.
There are five trends that are causing this evolution to happen. Five trends that are forcing organizations to challenge everything they know about work. These five trends are, globalization, mobility, Millennials and changing demographics, new behaviors and technology.
Have you been to an interview recently, being perfectly qualified for the role, you've answered all the questions correctly but still being rejected? Well the answer could lie in your body language. Your nonverbal things like your facial expression, your gestures, your posture.
What are you passionate about? Nature, kittens, fitness? Passion fuels our happiness so what is it do you know well. For some people they know upfront what it is they are really passionate about, and for other people it takes a little bit longer to really identify what that passion is and what fulfills them.
We want to share with you 5 tips that will help you be more confident in your upcoming interviews. We know how nerve-wrecking interviews can be and you can quickly start rambling and forget what you wanted to say. So here are 5 things you should keep in mind before going into an interview in order to maximize your confidence.
When we say cover letters what we really mean is any means you're going to use to introduce yourself to the employer. That could be a cover letter, if companies still require one. It can be an email, perhaps with your resume attached, and it could be an application tracking system where they allow you to provide some notes about you, yourself, things that the hiring person should know about you. Really it's whatever means you're going to use to introduce yourself.
The idea that work might be fulfilling, rather than just painfully necessary, is a strikingly recent invention. Nowadays in a prosperous world, we don't only expect to obtain money through our labour, we also, to a greater or lesser extent, expect to find meaning and satisfaction from our jobs.
It's a big ask and helps to explain why so many of us have career crises often on a Sunday evening as the Sun begins to set. To help us on the quest for fulfilling work here are six useful ideas: