Here's today's question: "How do great managers lead effective meetings?"
Something that all managers have to do is lead meetings and we can all agree that we've been in meetings before that were less than enjoyable. As a leader, you want to make sure that you're leading meetings that are effective.
If you're in a customer-facing role, you will often have to deal with people who are aggressive, abusive, unreasonable or even reasonable or people who are simply stressed out. How do you make these conversations easier and less stressful for you and your customer?
We are going to walk you through what to do before, during, and after the phone interview to make sure that you get through to the next phase of your interview. You'll know what to do beforehand, what you're supposed to be doing while the interviewer is talking, and you can't miss the key step that you need to take after the interview has ended.
Here's today's question: "How do I get a job with no experience?"
Getting your first job can be hard. Some of us get our first job in high school whether it's an ice cream shop, a babysitter, or doing part-time promotions. Others get their first job in college, either through an internship programme or simply by working part-time, and then some of us get a job right after graduating. Getting your first job is really hard, especially entering the workforce for the first time.
Have you recently come across a job posting but not sure if the advertisement is real or not? Here are a few ways for you to identify if a job posting is legit.
Unfortunately there are a lot of scammers out there that are taking advantage of unsuspecting jobseekers. There are many reasons why people are posting fake jobs online and this is to get your personal details, to track which jobs you are applying for, or scammers that want to gather your details and sell it off to companies for marketing purposes.
Being an unemployed graduate and not finding any jobs that match your requirements or what you are looking for is already difficult. Being an unemployed graduate is especially difficult during a time like this. The coronavirus pandemic makes finding a job so much more harder and eventually when you do find a suitable job to match your qualifications, there are probably thousands of other applicants so the pressure to stand out is on.
Add the pressure of your parents constantly nagging you to make your own money and things can start feeling slightly overwhelming.
What are the top five job skills every company will be looking for in 2020 and beyond?
This is something that organizations have been looking for in job applicants and it is becoming more and more important. Our ability to understand our own emotions, express them, understand someone else's emotions is something everyone should be focusing on.
Why is it so hard for people to find jobs these days? Three broad reasons come to mind:
1. Inappropriate skill sets
Youth unemployment is particularly high and this may partially be the result of a mismatch between the skills young adults possess and the skills employers require of their workers. Younger individuals already
have less experience and training and even people with college or university degrees may find that they do not possess the appropriate skills for the jobs employers are looking to fill.