Communicating

People judge you by the way you communicate

It's wrong to judge people. You know it and I know it. When it comes to searching for a job though, employers and recruiters only have a limited amount of information before them and they need to make a decision to interview on what they see. You could be the most...

Time to ‘fess up: explaining yourself at interview

Time to ‘fess up: explaining yourself at interview

Okay so you made a mistake at your last job. A really, really big one. You lost your temper when you were frustrated and you cursed loudly and publicly. Suffice to say that your team considered your actions unacceptable. Some called it workplace bullying. Of course...

Going up? The 30-second Elevator Pitch

Going up? The 30-second Elevator Pitch

Dave the job seeker assured me he had prepared this elevator pitch. “Okay!” I said, “Hit me with it”. He began. “I was born in 1969 in Melbourne Australia” he started. I went to school at Box Hill South Primary School until I was 12 or so, and then I became a student...