How to write a Perfect Elevator Speech

  An elevator speech is, in other words, a brief and vital information about your business, products or services. It is often presented as face-to-face networking which lasts about 30 seconds in business settings. The perfect “elevator speech” therefore presents a summary of who you are, what you do, and why you deserve a chance … Continue reading How to write a Perfect Elevator Speech

How To Be The Best Employee.

Being the best employee in any organization isn't the goal of every employee and it's not given for the asking, however, it's something achievable. Although employers demand only "efficiency and effectiveness" from workers, individual or collective achievements remain the primary goals. Image: File Photo Managers understand quite well that division of labor is the cog in … Continue reading How To Be The Best Employee.

9 Sentences You Shouldn’t Use In An Interview.

Employers have revealed a few secrets that could help any job-seeker avoid trivial mistakes with generic statements during interviews. These errors are indeed, very costly and could be the only distance keeping any candidate away from landing that dream job. Image: Interview in progress. A panel of career coaches assembled by Forbes have revealed their picks … Continue reading 9 Sentences You Shouldn’t Use In An Interview.

Sir Richard Branson Caught A Worker Sleeping And Had This To Say.

It's a common occurrence that most workers fall asleep at work and this could be embarrassing if you get caught. Same can't be said of employers, though. Most employees have been sacked for sleeping on duty but when an employer decides to make fun out of the embarrassing situation by posing for pictures with a … Continue reading Sir Richard Branson Caught A Worker Sleeping And Had This To Say.

Woman Lost Job Offer After Recruiter Asked Her To Remove Head Scarf.

A woman has reportedly had a job offer revoked after a recruitment firm informed her she could not wear her head scarf as it violated employer policy. Swedish citizen Ruya El Hattawi interviewed for a summer position at spice and condiment giant Santa Maria, the conversation was filmed by a recruitment agency and subsequently sent … Continue reading Woman Lost Job Offer After Recruiter Asked Her To Remove Head Scarf.

How And When To Ask Your Employer For A Salary Increase.

It is a proven fact that the relationship between employers and employees in most companies aren't always cordial. In this circumstance, there's a wide communication gap which has, in return, a direct negative impact on the company's output progress. Both managers and employees face tedious tasks in their daily activities; everyone has work pressures; but … Continue reading How And When To Ask Your Employer For A Salary Increase.

No Love: Employees and Employers.

It is a verified fact that most employees do not get the chance to discuss career issues with their employers from year to year. This alienation from the management brings, in return, lack of motivation, self-hate and lack of commitment to organizational goals. In many offices, people work like robots, exist like ghosts and are … Continue reading No Love: Employees and Employers.