Monthly Archives: July 2016

15 Jul 2016

It’s not what you say, but how you say it! Conducting yourself in the interview!

The time that you arrive for an interview can be regarded as the first statement you make. When you arrive early, you are making a statement that you can be expected to arrive early after you are hired. Warmly greet the staff you encounter before the interview as you may leave a negative feeling if current employees feel that you were aloof. In addition, warmly greet the interviewers with a degree of enthusiasm. How you say the greeting is even […]

08 Jul 2016

Workplace Relationships

“Leave your problems at the door.” While the essence of that statement is understood it is seldom appreciated as ‘adulting’ doesn’t come with an on and off switch, or an 8 – 5 schedule.  Instead, successful campaigners are those with sufficient emotional intelligence to strike a balance and manage their feelings.  It does become a tad more difficult if that ‘problem’ is in the cubicle next door, is required to submit the weekly departmental report for your presentation to the […]

01 Jul 2016

Dressing the Part for the Interview

Once you have received the news that you have been selected for a job interview, your first thoughts should be preparation for the interview. Start by believing that you are the right person for the job! Visualize yourself in the job and working. Within the first 30 seconds of meeting you, most interviewers would have already formed an opinion about you. Your goal is to impress the interviewers and to get them thinking “this is the right person for this […]