Why do we treat our most negative attributes as the upholding pillars of our character? Admitting to the positive ones is not really permitted – unless quickly followed by a self-deprecating, sarcy antidote. Even then you run the risk of ‘sounding like a prat’.
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How #OwningSelfDoubt Can Get You Far in #Business via @littlebrazilnut
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How many #job applications have you fired out today? 1? 100? Which one do you think is most successful? Funnily enough the more the better is not necessarily the right answer in this case. Taking the time to identify what the company is looking for over blankly firing out your template CV and cover letter multiple times is what will get you that job.
What is a #DigitalNomad? If you want to travel and freelance, now is the perfect opportunity. Digital nomads work as writers, journalists, photographers, basically anything imaginable that you can do portably. Travelling the world and making money atthe same time sounds great, right? Here’s how to get started with our infographic. Do what you love and find where you love while doing it.
Looking to bring your expertise to deliver great #talent for to a key sector? How do you start your own #RecruitmentAgency? You’ll need key industry knowledge, some tech experts or know-how and a large stockpile of determination. A USP for your employers and your candidates will also make you stand out from the crowd.
As the #jobmarket picks up, so does the power of the #candidate, with more job opportunities than ever before. How do #recruiters need to respond to these changes in #2015? Many organisations are becoming more tech-orientated, tweeting out roles and optimising their websites for mobile job searches. But are the internal workings of these businesses changing? Let’s take a look at what needs to be done this #2015 to maximise the potential for securing top talent.
Are you the quiet one in the office? And how does this impact your daily work life? It’s all very well keeping your head down and plugging away, but it must become a bit of a thankless task if you are not appreciated (or listened to) when you do wish to speak up. Alternatively if you find yourself constantly on the wrong foot when trying to articulate yourself, perhaps it’s time to take a step back and evaluate where you are going wrong in your communication.
#Freelancing has taken the global workforce by storm. From controlling your own hours to not being line-managed, having the freedom to manage your own workload and time is a powerful force. But how do you make it successful? Choosing your area of expertise and fine-tuning your writing skills one of many ways to monetise your skills.
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#HowTo Become A Successful #FreelanceWriter @BELLRHONE
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It’s the end of your #interview; what do you do? Do you have a list of questions prepared or do you hover awkwardly on your chair until it is time to go? Preparing a list of questions is essential for giving employees a lasting after-impression of yourself. Ask the right questions, and create the right memories. Create 5 top questions in order to ‘interview the interviewer’; put them through their paces and make your interview memorable.
How do you meet new people? In terms of #professional relationships are you #targeting the right platforms or events? We all may ask ourselves these questions if you are looking at a fairly scanty list of contacts and are feeling pretty stumped after yet another unsuccessful meet and greet.
‘I’d love to teach Bradley Cooper how to drive!’ We talk to one of RED’s most successful female driving instructors about the ins and outs of the day job. What we want to be when we grow up often changes as we make the transition from teenager to adult. The dreams of becoming an ‘astronaut’, ‘rock star’ or ‘jet pilot’ are usually long gone, replaced with something else we discover along the way. But not for 24-year-old Demi Gamba, who knew from an early age that she wanted to be a driving instructor.