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Overused, useless buzzwords that may turn off a recruiter

16. December 2012

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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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5 Ways To Overcome Work Stress

24. May 2012

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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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5 Job Interview No Nos

18. May 2012

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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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Qualities Of Good Bosses

25. March 2012

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Want to know if you have what it takes to be a good/top boss? Top bosses aren’t necessarily good on paper, they are typically remarkable based on their actions. Results are everything, but not necessarily the type of results you might think. Top bosses consistently do five things, and all other features/traits fall behind these [...]

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Oxford Medical For GP Exam Skills Training & More

16. March 2012

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If you have an upcoming GP exam, Oxford Medical is likely your best bet for skills training that will help you to ace that GP exam. Coodinated by the The National Recruitment Office, the GP Specialty Training Programme recruitment process now has a new look for 2011, with the following stages in the process: Stage [...]

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What Makes A Great Employee Remarkable?

4. March 2012

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Great employees tend to be dependable, proactive, reliable, diligent, great leaders and even great followers. They typically possess a wide range of easily-defined (but hard to find) qualities. The ‘next level’ for such employees, is for them to become REMARKABLE. But what makes a great employee, ‘remarkable’? Here are a six possible factors: They look [...]

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Top 5 Reasons Big Companies Lose Good Employees

20. December 2011

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It’s no secret that big companies often have a hard time keeping their best and brightest employees. Why do big companies lose good employees? No passion for what they’re doing. Smart people need to be stimulated. If you don’t have them working on projects that they enjoy, projects that stimulate and interest them, chances are [...]

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5 Things (Other Than Money) That Motivate Employees

19. December 2011

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Money is the UNIVERSAL motivator. But how else can you seek to motivate your employees? Here are some suggestions: LOTS OF PRAISE – everyone loves to be commended, acknowledged and praised. It typically makes employees feel good (and motivated), especially if done in front of other employees (e.g. at a staff meeting or just out [...]

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Interested In A Career In Pharmaceutical Sales?

24. January 2011

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Interested in a career in pharmaceutical sales? Here are some typical requirements for Pharmaceutical Sales jobs: Spend time working in the field (on the road) making sales pitches and interacting with actual and potential customers Handle complete person-to-person marketing of a range of pharmaceutical products (usually group by brand and/or purpose/treatment use) Develop a significant [...]

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How To Get A Staff Of Believers – Tony Hsieh of Zappos.Com Tells You How

6. September 2009

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Tony Hsieh is the CEO of the e-commerce juggernaut called Zappos.Com. He helped to start the company in 1999 as an online shoe store, and it has since expanded to all manner of other goods. Zappos has been profitable since 2006. Last year, it booked US$1 billion in gross sales (20% better than the year [...]

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