Category: Career Development
“Why did you leave your last job?”
This may be one of the most common questions asked by a potential employer, and the interviewee’s pitfall if not carefully answered. No matter what your reasons were for leaving, keeping the tone positive and professional is integral to leaving the right impression with a potential employer.
Here’s how to answer:
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Do I Need a Degree to Develop My Career?
While it has been statistically proven that higher education increases long-term employment and potential earnings for the overall population, it does not mean that you cannot be extremely successful without a degree. It also does not mean that having a degree alone will hand you the success you are looking … Read More »
Summer often brings a tide of events to the workplace, including social gatherings, vacations, performance reviews, and sometimes a transition in employee allocation. For employers, the need for a new hire during the summertime is a challenge that affects the whole team and one which must be evaluated from many angles.
The Challenges of Summer Hiring
During summertime, most employed … Read More »
1. What are the most important objectives that this position needs to accomplish within the next year?
This question demonstrates your focus on team success, while gaining an understanding for your immediate responsibilities upon commencing your new role.
2. What are the company’s expectations for the progression of this position?
It’s good to know what parameters you are … Read More »
Ever wondered why humans are migratory in nature? Before all the fancy cities and civilizations, humans were part of tribes that were on a constant move. When a tribe would deplete an area of resources, they would move to a different resource rich area.
Just like that, modern humans constantly look for better opportunities and some move cities, and … Read More »