Writing a good resumé won’t get you a job, but a poor one can definitely cost you one.
When creating your resumé, keep in mind that it should be more than just a piece of paper that you pass out to prospective employers; it should be a concise summary of attributes that you bring to the table. The actual act … Continue reading
Do you sometimes feel as though you have spent your whole day taking care of employee problems? Are you doing everyone else’s work and not getting your own done? If so, your management may be out of control. It doesn’t have to be though, if you learn the art of “problem” management.
As a manager, more often than not, you … Continue reading
Communication – verbal, nonverbal and written, is the core of your business. Unfortunately, this vital component is often treated as an afterthought. An ambiguous memo or poorly planned presentation may leave employees scratching their heads, or even worse, misinterpreting what was said.
As a manager, you are the company’s “communication center.” You are constantly communicating through words, gestures and facial … Continue reading
Posted on December 19, 2017 by Jan Kantor
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Many people assume they are good listeners, but very few actually are. Most people focus more on developing their speaking skills rather than their listening skills. The lack of good listening skills can cause errors in work and can also result in lost sales, customer dissatisfaction and failure in all communications.
There are four general categories or levels of listeners … Continue reading
Nobody wants or looks forward to being let go; most people don’t even expect when it is coming. But if it happens to you, it is very important and beneficial if you can exit with grace. This is very difficult as most often there are a lot of powerful emotions associated with being terminated. People often feel compelled to react … Continue reading