One of the most sought after attributes in today’s job market remains the ability to work well in a team. Candidates who can show that they possess the skills necessary to contribute in a team setting always gain an advantage. But what are those skills? You might be tempted to simply say… teamwork. There are, however, several soft skills that bolster our ability to work effectively in a team. Together, these skills define teamwork.
With an estimated 207 billion sent every single day, email has become such a large part of our lives. With that many emails flying around, chances are you’ve tossed off an email that was less than perfect. This is fine with family and friends, of course. But delivering the perfect professional email requires knowledge of email etiquette. A Guide to Email Etiquette This infographic from The Business Backer provides a handy guide to 36 rules to keep your email professional. From crafting subject lines to creating your signature, refer to these important points the next time you have an important email to write.
It seems we’ll try anything to become more productive. We’ll even create more work for ourselves in the process.
But while launching my own company, I’ve learned that the best productivity hacks are ones that don’t add more work. In fact, the best are those you don’t need to think about.
Some will tell you the age of multitasking is over. That we should all focus on doing one thing well before taking on something else. Well, apparently the employers didn’t get that memo; multitasking in the workplace is alive and well.
So maybe some good multitasking tips would help?
People are smart. In an instant, we can tell an authentic email from the fakes. If the product (and during a job search, the product is you) doesn’t seem legit, it’s over.
And we’re not coming back…
In today’s highly competitive job market, being able to communicate quickly and effectively is a must.
So using grammar rules correctly – on your resume, LinkedIn profile, and even on social media – is often key factor in landing the job you want…