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EQ: Why leaders are looking for ’emotional intelligence’

Increasingly, employers are looking for workers who can manage their relationships at work as well as they complete their job tasks. Workers are trained to trumpet technical skills and personal achievements on their resumés, and talk them up in job interviews. However, to succeed at work, either personally or as part of a team, an …

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The positive power of competitive friendship

This post was orginally published on https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220824-the-positive-power-of-competitive-friendship Staying friends with a professional rival can be hard – but studies show that keeping competition friendly could be to our advantage. One of the most touching moments of the 2022 Wimbledon tennis championships came from the women’s semi-final match between Ons Jabeur and Tatjana Maria. Away from the …

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Performance: The ‘entry ticket’ for career progression

This post was orginally published on https://skills4training.org/performance-the-entry-ticket-for-career-progression/ Performance is a something women seem to be consistently good at in their jobs, yet they often don’t use this fact to their advantage. Firstly, let’s look at why performance is so important: • It is the ‘entry ticket’ for career progression • It provides evidence at pay reviews …

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As hiring shifts towards virtual interviews, an increasing number of candidates are jumping in front of the camera to boost their odds of winning a job. Should you do the same?

This post was orginally published on https://www.bbc.com/worklife/article/20220121-the-jobseekers-boosting-their-applications-with-video-cvs Sam Shepler was not surprised the first time he was asked to make a video resume in 2021. The US-based 32-year-old had noticed the trend growing in the previous year, and was applying for a video-editing role. He assumed the company wanted to see him demonstrate those skills and …

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Ten Big Signs It’s Time for a Career Change – Which Applies to You?

This post was orginally published on https://careerfoundry.com/en/blog/career-change/career-change/#ten-signs-you-might-need-a-career-change Thinking about changing careers? It’s time to find your passion and make that your job. The autumn leaves are beginning to fall, that “back to school” feeling is in the air and squeaky new shoes tramp the pavement as the chill wind blows. There’s an excitement about this time …

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What are the Benefits of Volunteering? Top Reasons to Volunteer

This post was orginally published on https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/career-development/what-are-benefits-of-volunteering There are many reasons to consider volunteering. If you’re new to your community, looking to meet new people, interested in helping out a charitable cause or interested in learning new things and advancing your career, volunteering would be perfect for you. Volunteering helps you, your community and the world …

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21 Job Interview Tips: How To Make a Great Impression

This post was orginally published on https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/interviewing/job-interview-tips-how-to-make-a-great-impression Tips for before the interview In the days before your job interview, set aside time to do the following: 1. Start by researching the company and your interviewers. Understanding key information about the company you’re interviewing with can help you go into your interview with confidence. Using the company’s …

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Tips for Interviewing via Zoom

This post was orginally published on https://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/tips-for-job-interviews-via-zoom Virtual interviews are here to stay. Follow these tips for success. How do you feel about job interviews? According to a survey from JDP, 93% of Americans have experienced anxiety related to a job interview. Virtual interviews can increase feelings of anxiety and uncertainty due to unexpected distractions, Zoom fatigue …

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How To Climb the Corporate Ladder To Meet Your Goals

This post was orginally published on https://www.indeed.com/career-advice/finding-a-job/corporate-ladder To advance in your career and reach your dream position, you’ll need to progress professionally, climbing up through what is known as the “corporate ladder.” In this article, you’ll learn what the corporate ladder is, why it’s important to your career and what steps to take to advance to …

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