If you are in the job market, chances are that you have been looking up common interview questions. Companies like Zappos and Google are known for asking some pretty off-the-wall questions, but unless you are interviewing for one of those companies, your time is better spent prepping your answers to the following interview questions.
Use the mistakes below as lessons on what you should do (and not do) in order to get your dream job or become more of a professional. Check back regularly to this series on Milwaukee Millennial to make sure you aren’t making these costly job mistakes that are leaving you asking Why Didn’t I Get the Job?
Use the mistakes below as lessons on what you should do (and not do) in order to get your dream job or become more of a professional. Check back regularly to this series on Milwaukee Millennial to make sure you aren’t making these small mistakes that are leaving you asking Why Didn’t I Get the Job?
Your first day of work (or first month) is very intense, especially your first one after graduation. There are going to be butterflies and maybe even nausea, I guarantee it. Hopefully, this will be able to eliminate some of the anxiety and turn it into pure excitement.
Whether you are a blogger, entrepreneur, or a CEO of a company, you need to how you will be defining your brand. Without a brand, your work will be inconsistent, not memorable, and not doing your public image any favors.
Working for a nonprofit, like any job, has its advantages and disadvantages. Also like other jobs, the opportunity is not for everyone. Check out the list below to assess if it is right for you!
Fail Fast, Fail Often.
We all get into situations (probably weekly… maybe daily) where we need to know how to handle rejection. Maybe you weren’t hired for a job, not chosen for a promotion, or had an idea shot down by your manager.
As great as it would be, we all know that we are not going to start a new job and immediately move up through the ranks. There is always a learning curve at ANY job and frankly, the main thing that is going to make you better at your job is experience and repitition. Eventually, once you have a good grasp of things, most of us starting thinking about how to get a promotion (aka pay raise, amiright?!).
I went to the EntreLeadership 1-Day event in Chicagoland a few months ago and now they are doing a live stream of the event. Looking back on my in-person experience and the live stream, here is what I learned. I have also included some links to the books that will help you.
When it comes to creative resume designs, the most important skill to showcase is the ability to practice restraint. So many young people starting off feel the need to stand out by using everything and the kitchen sink to create a resume.