Your Job Description Is Your Baseline: Try Exceeding It!

Your Job Description Is Your Baseline: Try Exceeding It!

Most employees assume that their responsibility with their firm is to meet the criteria outlined in their job description. While it’s true that you will be appraised based on how well you meet this criteria and satisfy your requirements, that’s not going to make you stand out in today’s challenging job market. In years past, if you consistently fulfilled all the tasks associated with your job description, it would be enough to meet your managers’ expectations and could even get you a promotion.  Today this is not the case. According...

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How to Pose Interview Questions You Should Never Ask?

How to Pose Interview Questions You Should Never Ask?

  Hiring managers and HR pros will often close out a job interview by asking an applicant if her or she has any questions themselves. This is a great way to learn about the company’s expectations and the job but it can open a Pandora’s box of potential landmines if you’re not careful. Remember, you’re being judged and here’s a time where using your social intelligence could pay off. It’s not to say that you can’t ask any tough (or real) questions but it’s important to focus on how you say it.  The old adage “It’s...

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