5 personality traits of highly promotable employees

5 personality traits of highly promotable employees

Corporate Survival Guide

When it comes to making decisions about whom to hire and promote, skills and prior work history are only part of the equation. As many employers know, a candidate’s attitude and personality traits play a huge role in how well that person can perform in the workplace. Personality traits can make you seek out certain

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12 Smiling Etiquette Tips

12 Smiling Etiquette Tips

Break Time Reads

You might be surprised by how much of an impact a single smile can have on how others perceive you. People will see you as friendly, happy, and an all-around positive person. Not smiling, on the other hand, may have others walking a wide berth around you. When you don’t feel like smiling There may

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4 strategies to focus on when you encounter setbacks

4 strategies to focus on when you encounter setbacks

Work Management

  Setbacks are a normal part of the path to success. You will bound to encounter setbacks – many of them – throughout your career. Even the biggest superstars at work experience impediments. Maybe your project that you’ve planned for ages, didn’t go as planned. Maybe you had to endure public criticism from your boss,

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How the Job Market Looks for Fresh Graduates

How the job market looks for fresh graduates

Corporate World Welcome Kit

The Singapore economy slumped 4.1% in 3Q16, the biggest contraction since 3Q12. Despite this, Singapore has managed to dodge the technical recession with a slow but steady growth in 2017. What does this spell for the Fresh Graduates in Singapore? Take a look at our infographic below. Present yourself professionally to hirers with a jobsDB profile. Use

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Letter of Recommendation: How To Ask For It

Letter of Recommendation: How To Ask For It

Corporate Survival Guide

You are looking for a new job and chances are you’re going up against competition – and plenty of it. You’ll need to find a way to stand out. One way to do so is with a strong letter of recommendation. Of course, the only way to get one is to ask for it –

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12 Email faux pas that makes you look unprofessional

12 Email Faux Pas That Makes You Look Unprofessional

Work Management

As technology infiltrates every aspect of our lives, emailing has become the norm for much of our professional communication. Surprisingly, however, many of us make email mistakes that come off as very unprofessional that we aren’t even aware of. Avoid these twelve email mistakes and your messages will come across much more professional. Irrelevant subject

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Job Interview: Unusual Questions

Job Interview: Unusual Questions

Talent Acquisition

The job search advice industry is so prolific that any candidate who researches knows he should prepare brief responses in advance to frequent standard questions. Such questions include: “What are your strengths and weakness” and “What makes you the most qualified candidate for this job.” The answers you heard will be roughly the same across

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Job Interview: Motivation Questions

Job Interview: Motivation Questions

Talent Acquisition

All candidates are motivated about something, and you need to discover what that is before recruiting them into your company. Like every other, you seek employees who have an intrinsic motivation that is related to work. Discover that motivation by the expected tasks and opportunities in your available job. Decide how much motivation and inspiration

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