In this digital age, learning the appropriate ways to follow up after a job interview is important. In the past, you were encouraged to send a hand-written note. While that is still acceptable, things can move pretty fast. You want to stay on the radar of the hiring manager, and that means sending the right email, which depends on the type of interview. Here are five guidelines for sending that all-important follow-up email after a job interview.
As a leader, you work daily to maintain a workplace where your team feels safe and secure. You make sure all the training is completed for workplace safety, workplace relationships and even ensure your team has a safe place to voice their concerns without repercussions. But, how do you keep the unknown variables from within or outside your organization from harming your team?
Like most leaders, you are probably short on time in your day, so you might decide to have group meetings. This can be beneficial for team morale, but keep in mind there are several benefits of having one on one meetings with each of your employees.
You might love your job, never want to leave and know your management has no intention of letting you go, so why should you keep up with your resume, professional profiles and networks? For starters, even if you think your job is secure and you love it, you can never be 100 percent sure your job will always be there for you.
After months of searching, interviews and phone calls, you’ve hired a strong candidate. They’ve expressed their desire to be a long-term team member, and you want to get them started on the right foot. Their first week will be more than just a blur of paperwork, introductions and expectations; if you want to achieve success from day one, here are some actions to ensure your new hire becomes the integral member of your team you need them to be.
It might sound like a strange thing to say, but there are legitimate reasons you may want to change jobs. These reasons range from personal to professional and sometimes simply it is about your financial situation.
A positive workplace environment starts with leadership. Whether you have a team of five or 500, the relationship you have with your employees will determine the success of your company. A positive relationship doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll always see eye-to-eye or even like each other all the time, but there will be respect and a long-term feeling of well-being. Try some of these tips to create the kind of encouraging relationship you want to have:
You’re a unique job candidate. Your resume may reflect a background that looks less than perfect, but it has shaped you into the amazing employee are you today. Maybe you’ve had some ups and downs in your work history, but through each one, you’ve learned, gained experience and created a strong network. This type of work history can be hard to portray on a resume, somehow putting some of that on paper doesn’t always seem to look right.
Your resume has caught the eye of a recruiter. That’s great news! They want to schedule an in-person, call, Skype or other type of initial interaction. You need to impress them, no question about it. They are the go-between for you and the hiring company.
You’ll find lots of information on writing a solid resume. It can get tedious and even confusing on what the latest advice is and how you should adapt it to your resume. If you like to keep things simple, here are three easy points to remember about writing and presenting your resume, reminiscent of your grade school days.
This scenario seems to happen more often with applicants who have been part of the job force for many years and either want to move up in their careers or their company goes through restructuring, leaving them without a job. Whatever the case may be, you have worked hard and would be an asset to another company. You don’t want to beg for the job but how do you overcome this obstacle?
Interns can sometimes get a bad rap; on TV, in the news and even at your past companies. There are times when your company can benefit greatly from hiring an intern. With the right person on your team and in your organization, you can have an immediate asset and even one for a future hire.
Mistakes happen. No matter what you do to avoid them, they will happen and all you can do is react appropriately. Hopefully, they can be fixed and you’re able to move on. In some situations, you might have a stellar employee who, for whatever reason, seems to be making the same mistake. You don’t want to cut them loose as they perform well in other areas. How do you help an employee who keeps making mistakes?
You’ve made it! Everyone is congratulating you, but you’re probably wondering, now what? You know you’re supposed to get a job, but how do you find that? Enjoy the feeling of success upon finishing school, and then dig in to landing that great first job. Here are seven steps you can take to help you find gainful employment after school:
Bringing a new team member into your practice is a big step. Whether it is the first hire or a much-needed addition to a growing practice, this person needs to be the right fit, and you hope to find it on the first try. Taking your time is not always an option, here are some things to avoid when hiring a dental hygienist so you can move forward with caring for patients and building your business….
It is always an unsettling thought to realize you could lose your job in the blink of an eye. Whether it is a company going bankrupt, an unstable economy or a mistake you made, a career setback doesn’t have to leave you down for long. Here are four ways to rebound:
Support, in the workplace, can come in many forms. You might have schedule flexibility, the latest and greatest in technology or complete backing with new ideas. In whatever way it is displayed, you’ll be able to spot a leader-supported team from miles away.
Unemployed. Does that word bring up negative feelings when you read it on a resume? Maybe you think of a lazy person or someone who quits jobs for trivial reasons. While that can be the case for some candidates, it is not the norm these days.
If you want to increase productivity, you need to know how and when to rest. Try these three ways to be productive without burning out.
You’ve posted the job, made it easy to read, attractive to potential candidates and yet, no one is finishing their application. What are you doing wrong?