Workplace experts say one of the best ways to get ahead on the job is to "manage up." Managing up is basically going beyond the call of duty---taking on extra
responsibilities, thinking ahead and anticipating your boss’s needs.
But there is an art to it.
Employers look for job candidates that have good communication, interpersonal and technology skills. Age is not as big a factor as you might think. For those who feel stuck in life, it’s never too late to change careers and move on.
Anyone who’s been on a job interview knows the pause – that moment when
the interviewer asks if you have any questions. By then, most of us are
so nervous that our minds go blank and we end up appearing indifferent
or clueless. Don’t let that happen in your next interview.
Grammar in the workplace has been on a slow decline for years, but it's
no longer the domain of temp-working valley girls. As the younger
generations grow older and take up positions higher and higher in the
workforce, more grammatical mistakes become apparent. Many of the older
generations worry that it is borderline illiteracy.
As competition for jobs becomes more and more cutthroat, your cover
letter becomes more central in an employer’s hiring decision process. Here are three myths that are simply outdated and lower your chances of catching a potential employer’s eye.