Common Sense Health & Nutrition

Simple Steps On How To Get Paid What Your Worth

One of the most common complaints that people have is that they are not paid what they are worth. All the way from Professional sports players down to the burger flipper in the fast food joint, everyone thinks that they aren’t getting what they are worth. Almost everyone, regardless of income, education, or position, believes that he or she should be earning more money for what they do. But one thing you need to ask yourself is do you truly deserve that raise?

Networking Mistakes To Avoid

More than anything in the job hunt, networking is one of the most powerful and crucial steps in order to get hired. Nothing can replace good old face to face time. This is where you make real-life connections that could mean the difference between a job opportunity or nothing. People want to hire people. When you know people that have good connections that can land you a job, this immediately gives you the upper hand on other job seekers, who might not be giving the job hunt their all.

The Top Excuses Most People Use To Put Off Their Job Hunt

The job hunt is never an easy ordeal because not only do you have to be diligent, be a bit of a scavenge hunter, showcase your skills, have thick skin for the NO’s and pretty much be your own cheer leading squad, but you also have to fight the self doubt that comes in the form of lame excuses of “They won’t hire me”, “I can’t find a job”, “No one is hiring”.

Is It Worth It To Chase After Your Dream Profession

There will be a lot of reasons why you should quit your present occupation right away to follow your dream path, such as gaining fulfillment, becoming happier, reducing stress. But there can also be lots of reasons for why you shouldn’t chase your dream job, like not enough pay, you would have to relocate, no available health/dental/etc. insurance.

Properly Research A Company Before Committing

To make sure your dream job inst really a nightmare, you are going to have to do some research on the company you have had your eyes on. The research you do now into your potential employer will pay off 3 times over during the interview. Any newly acquired knowledge about the company can be used during the interview, just be sure tie it into your skills and why you are the model applicant for the job.

How To Spot A Bad Boss In An Interview

An interview is classically seen as a crucial step in the procedure of getting a job. Its always good to have proper interviewee etiquette. Where you are asked questions about your knowledge, experience, and get a chance to show off your personality. Yes the main purpose of the interview is to see if you are a good fit for the company, from the company’s point of view, but this is also the best time to see if the company is the right fit for YOU. Half of your day will be spent at work, on a daily/weekly basis, and it is definitely a good idea to find out what type of people you are going to be working around for such a long time. Working with a good boss is a pleasure for any employee.

Be Sure Not To Disregard Human Resources

So many people forget that the first contact a job seeker will have with a hiring company is a member of the HR department. More often than you would think job seekers view HR members as an annoyance and simply an obstacle between them and the hiring manager. Many handle the phone interview or meeting with an HR representative apathetically. This is a big No-no, always remember that first impressions are everything and you don’t want to shoot yourself in the foot before you even set it through the door.