Photo by Anna Shvets on Pexels.com The underlying thesis of most career advice is to outshine your co-workers. Lean in, speak up, stay late — all of these emphasize independent success. But recently, managers are starting to prize a different trait: agreeableness. In situations with high levels of uncertainty, agreeableness has shown itself to be an asset, according to … Continue reading The personality trait more managers are hiring for right now
On average, every job that’s posted will receive 118 applications. Out of that number, only 22 percent of applicants, on average, will be invited to interview for the job. These numbers go to show that the job hunt is competitive. What’s more, while there are plenty of jobs open these days, positions that pay well and … Continue reading How to stand out in your job hunt
It is important to know the type of management style that a potential employee will use. According to Gallup, companies fail to choose the right candidate for management jobs 82% of the time. According to the same study, managers have a massive impact on employee engagement, turnover, productivity and many other factors that lead to positive business … Continue reading Management styles interview questions
There are many benefits to having hobbies including, if you know how to talk about them, helping you find a fulfilling career. The things we do in our free time give us the opportunity to escape the everyday pressures of work, family, commuting and study; a chance to re-energise and have something for ourselves. When … Continue reading Can hobbies improve your career opportunities?