Friday, October 21, 2011

Perfectionism and Success

  • For a healthy mindset at your workplace get enough rest and sleep, avoid over-committing yourself to the work at hand and resist perfectionism.

  • To be successful at work, the most important lesson is to give your best effort to every job assigned to you no matter how trivial it may seem.  

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Speak clearly and having agendas

  • Answer the interviewer's questions in a direct and concise manner. Don't beat around the bush or try to guess answers to queries you don't know.

  • Prepare for the meeting with an agenda, set times and designated monitors. Make sure all the participants have received the agenda in advance.

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Interview and Resume tips

  • Interview tip: Don't let your guard down. No matter how friendly the interviewer is, you must always remember that she/he is not your friend

  • While composing your resume, be sure to structure it with effective phrases and bullet points. A resume should read like television listings.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Responsibility and Knowledge Management

  • Practice taking responsibility for your own actions. Do not play the blame game when things go wrong. You will gain people's trust this way.

  • It is easier to do anything if you have the right tools. And one of the best pieces of equipment is knowledge. Update your skills regularly.

Interview Tips and Friendly Attitude Helps

  • Maintain direct eye contact with the interviewer; this will show that you are confident in your abilities and that you have nothing to hide.

  • Be friendly and connect with colleagues from all departments. This way, they will be more willing to  help you in case you encounter a problem.