Mother’s Day is a time to appreciate moms for the many jobs they do, from taking the kids to school to leading a board room meeting. Glassdoor, a social jobs and career community, turned to recent company reviews to uncover what moms and parents appreciate most when it comes to jobs and work.
What is never covered are the things that will definitely result in ruining your chance at the job. The obvious ones are being late, snarling at the other employees, and complaining about the coffee. Good manners are essential in the interview process.
However, it’s also worth pointing out what to avoid during an interview. By all means, never ever do any of these 12 things.
Community is the glue that lets authentic people participate fully in workplace cultures. Communities require collaboration, participation and investment. People who put effort into remaining true to themselves and their core values, rather than relying on just one abstraction such as a personal brand, understand the value of community and workplace.
Here are five things to do to free yourself from the limited thinking behind the notion of personal brands:
Many college students pursue a minor for a variety of reasons. Most decide there’s a niche they want to explore further for their own personal reasons. After all, when else can you take 18 credits worth of courses simply because you find them interesting, like ancient Mediterranean studies, music performance, or philosophy?
Your minor might not be something you think about often, but it can be a supplement to your skillset even after college. Here are four ways you can be sure to get the most out of your minor in the workforce.
Higher stress levels may cause you to react to situations emotionally, or to behave in an otherwise less than professional manner. You may say things you later regret, even at the office. Unfortunately, there are certain statements which, when made to your boss, are almost always guaranteed to damage your career. Avoid saying the following things at all costs.
Working for a startup isn’t for everyone, nor is the process of finding and getting a job with a burgeoning company. But before you even begin your job search you’ll need to make sure you fit the start-up bill. That means having a certain attitude and entrepreneurial spirit that may not be needed at an established company.
How do you as a candidate get snatched up faster, by a company that is determined to build its team quickly? The key, of course, is to be the kind of talent that looks like a $40 steak at Ruth’s Chris Steak House – so delicious and well-prepared that any manager will bite.
Here are some other ways to speed your hiring along.
With news that hiring for internships is likely to improve, Glassdoor, the leading social jobs and career community, takes a look at which companies are hiring for interns, and which companies are rated highest amongst those who know best – current and former interns. In a new report from Glassdoor, we highlight the Top 20 Highest Rated Companies Hiring Interns Right Now, along with how they rate in terms of interview difficulty and what they pay.
It’s that time of year again — graduation time. If you’re about to graduate in the Class of 2012, congratulations! You may be in the midst of a job search, and I’m here to walk you through each and every step.
There are certain times you should never be unprepared to properly respond. A job interview is definitely one of those times.
Always be mindful of the fact that the interviewer is looking to fill a position in which you have expressed an interest. This person is concerned with how the person across the desk (you) will benefit the company if hired.
If you were asked the following typical interview questions, consider what your answer would be.