Categorizing Your Skills: Self Management Skills

Skills are one of the most important things you have to convey to a prospective employer. If you had to name your five most important and valuable skills right now, what would you say they are? Here is a way to organize your thinking about skills as you prepare for an interview. Continue reading “Categorizing Your Skills: Self Management Skills”…

Categorizing Your Skills: Job Content Skills

Skills are one of the most important things you have to convey to a prospective employer. If you had to name your five most important and valuable skills right now, what would you say they are? Here is a way to organize your thinking about skills as you prepare for an interview. Continue reading “Categorizing Your Skills: Job Content Skills”…

Why Didn't I get the Offer?

You may have experienced what you consider to be a great interview - I mean a GREAT interview. You waited; maybe you even decided not to pursue other opportunities because this job and the chemistry in the interview felt so right. But the call didn't come. It can be frustrating. Continue reading “Why Didn't I get the Offer?”…

Categorizing Your Skills: Transferable Skills

Skills are one of the most important things you have to convey to a prospective employer. If you had to name your five most important and valuable skills right now, what would you say they are? Here is a way to organize your thinking about skills as you prepare for an interview. Continue reading “Categorizing Your Skills: Transferable Skills”…

Fidgeting and Your Career: Calm = Power

There’s little doubt that when a person stands quietly, with relaxed posture, she seems more confident. Humans rely on hundreds of non-verbal signals when we’re communicating: smiles, involuntary grimaces and your eyes tell much more than what you say with words. We associate fidgeting with nervousness, and nervousness with unfavorable traits like dishonesty, guilt, or lack of self control. Continue reading “Fidgeting and Your Career: Calm = Power”…

Preparing for the Interview

Artie Lynnworth has over 40 years of management and hiring experience. He is the scheduled speaker for the May 26, 2011 meeting of the WorkSource Professional Network. He’s also the author of “Slice the Salami One Slice at a Time: Tips for Life and Leadership.” We had a discussion about jobseekers and interviews. Continue reading “Preparing for the Interview”…