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16. December 2012

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Overused, useless buzzwords that may turn off a recruiter

There are words that are classified as overused, useless buzzwords, words that may be an instant turnoff for a recruiter who sees them over and over again in resumes/profiles. If you want to increase your chances of getting that job, try not to use too many instances of these words: Dynamic Creative Specialized Organizational Effective [...]

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24. May 2012

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5 Ways To Overcome Work Stress

Workplace stress is a way of life for some jobs and in some industries. It can manifest itself in many ways – headaches, muscle tension, moodiness, social withdrawal, irritability, depression, eating problems and the list goes on. Do let work stress drive you crazy, or to an early grave, here are 5 ways to possibly [...]

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18. May 2012

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5 Job Interview No Nos

Got a job interview coming up? Consider yourself extremely lucky, especially given how tight the current job market in the U.S. and worldwide is. Here are 5 critical job interview ‘no nos’ that you should beware of: Never EVER be late for a job interview – arrive late and you’ll be off to a bad [...]

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9. May 2012

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Should You Cry At Work?

A sales deal that fell through, a bad appraisal, an boisterous/rude customer, a maniac who doubles as your boss – there are many work circumstances that could provoke an emotional response from persons at work. Such emotional responses include sulking, shouting or even crying. Should you cry at work? According to Sigal Barsade, a professor [...]

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