The tips given here are based on many years of enabling clients to get the job that they wanted. It also includes some advice based on my time on the other side of the desk as an HR Director. If you follow the advice here you will be better placed to get the job than 80% of your competition. But be aware getting the job that you want takes time and effort.
As a job seeker it’s important for you to understand the mind sets and motivations of the key players in the recruitment game. This enables you to significantly improve your chances of success. It also reduce some of the frustrations that many job seekers express about the recruitment and selection process. Continue reading “Understanding the Recruitment Game” »
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Assertive, Submissive, and Aggressive Behaviour
The way we behave in different circumstances and conditions can be termed under three different ‘types’ of behaviour – Submissive, Assertive and Aggressive. We all exhibit these three types of behaviour in different circumstances, though we may tend to emphasise one of them more than the others. Continue reading “Tips for Becoming More Assertive” »
Here we explore when external executive coaching is used as part of an organisation’s leadership development activity. We look at some of the different types of leadership development offered and the reasons why an external coach is preferred to an internal coach by participants. Continue reading “Why External Coaching is used in Leadership Development” »
It is very much in vogue these days for Managers to say they have a coaching style of leadership, or that they believe it is important to coach their staff. The purpose of this article is to consider some of the things that seem to go wrong in coaching for Managers. The views expressed here are based on interviews with over 100 Managers on their experiences of coaching. Continue reading “Coaching – What Can Go Wrong?” »
You may not have thought about the idea of a personal brand. But the reality is that you have a personal brand even if you don’t realise it. Continue reading “Developing Your Personal Brand” »
If you are planning to work with a recruitment company make sure you appoint a good one! There are many CV farmers out there and you need to avoid them at all costs. Continue reading “How to make Sure You Work With the Best Recruitment Companies” »
So it’s finally happened. You have been promoted to lead your first team of people. Congratulations! Have you thought through what it will take to be a success? Continue reading “Success in Your First Manager Role” »
Here we look at the how to make sure there is a clear focus in coaching and what makes it so important. Continue reading “Importance of Focus in Executive Coaching” »
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