Getting a Job is a Job Mindset (2)

Mindset about Resumes and Interviews. Some people do not know that they need to really and truly prepare for interviews . . .for them it’s a game of chance. This strategy isn’t effective and a lot of people know it but haven’t found a better alternative. One view that applies to both resumes and interviews is this: some think that just because they have a lot of years of experience then they automatically know how to craft a resume and win at interviews. Please let us all guard against posturing as though we know it all just because we have knowledge … [Read more...]

Getting a Job is a Job mindset

The Titanic ship, the Enron Corporation, and the 2008 Global Financial Crisis all bear some semblance and it isn’t the fact that each crashed at a time or the other. Each had a prevailing mindset that helped its crash. "God himself could not sink this ship!" This quotation, made famous by Cameron's film (The Titanic), is reputed to have been the answer given by a deck hand when asked if Titanic was really unsinkable. The key players in these three examples went from over-confidence to carelessness and even greed in the latter two. Their mindset simply … [Read more...]

How Many Need A New Boss?

How many need a new boss? How many need a new boss right away? You are fine with the organisation were you work…you only wish for a boss change. It would surprise you to know that if this question were asked within your department, even your boss would raise his hands! In my opinion, I need a new boss is the second highest wish within our organisations – coming a close second to I need a salary increase. This may also explain why studies have shown that the reason a lot of people leave an organisation is because they want to bolt away from a particular … [Read more...]