The importance of the development in career...

The career development is an important factor for both the employee and the company where he’s working. Thus, the employee can access the status it has in view, by recognizing of its merits, the membership to a specific team of professionals and getting the desired salary. So, the company has the opportunity to motivate and retain that employee through the efficient exploiting of the potential that it has identified in that person. To identify the potential is necessary, on the one hand, the employee to know himself very well. On the other hand, the company must make an objective assessment of talents, interests, style of work, performances achieved at the time by the employee.     It is also useful that the employee to know very well the company to which it belongs and the activity where that company is operating. The employee needs a suitable environment that would stimulate him to develop. This will avoid the situations with negative impact on the employee’s motivation and his subsequent evolution. During the development process, both the company and the employee must establish realistic and clear objectives. The next step will be to develop the skills necessary to achieve those objectives. Subsequently, the company will make regular assessments of the progress...

How to manage a business meal

If you are a business man you surely have been at a dozen of business meals. In case you were not till now, we will help you from the very beginning to make a good impression. In the trip of learning how to manage a business meal we will first start with the purpose of going to such a meeting. In general, you need to pursue your client to accept your offer, and that involves a lot of knowledge and self-control. A frustrated person is usually not listened by the other and surely not a successful one. First trick you need to do when having a business meal is to reserve a table, preferably from the very first moment of hearing the acceptance. Also, be there earlier with at least twenty minutes, while you can consult the menu. We recommend you to order light meals, such as salads instead of soups or steak. You will not make any misery and in plus if you will make your decision very fast the client will get you a good impression, one of a decided man. It will increase you and your company’s chances of winning. Mobile phones are a major part in our lives and it is almost impossible to keep...

Trouble at the office

If you often find yourself into trouble at the office and you haven’t discovered yet what to do in order to solve this awful situation, we have prepared some tips to you. First of all, we offer to you some of the most common reasons that cause trouble at the office for most of the employees. While you are working your mind is distracted by a range of concerns. Among them should be mentioned the unbearable bosses with their awful attitudes that get on your nerves and causes your lack of concentration. Another element of this range is the general tension from your office, when everybody is stressed and time seems to diminish more that it is allowed to. We all look for a happy atmosphere at our offices, with smiles on the face of our co-workers and many jokes that helps us forget about all our hark tasks. A good idea in order to help you avoid the trouble at the office is to promote the idea of communication and team work as much as you can. Try to make some suggestions to your bosses or managers concerning the necessity to enforce the relationships among the employees. Some training on psychology and some team buildings are never wrong...

Life between career and leisure

There have been a lot of personalities that among history have proved that there is life between career and leisure. It seems hard to believe this fact in our days, but the proofs are in front of our eyes and we cannot deny it. There is a serious need of create a balance that symbolizes life between career and leisure.     We have to work in order to survive, but we should not refrain from spending time with us. Impossible as it may seem, there are nowadays people who do not miss deadlines, do not arrive late at night, do not wear ruffled clothes, have a job and can spend time with their families as well. So the work-life balance is not a fairy tale anymore. The competition may have some impact on our behaviors, but if we know how to avoid the chaos and focus on earning money, things will turn out better. Unfortunately, working in a company on a high position comes up with a lot of responsibilities, meetings over meetings, e-mails over e-mails, tasks over tasks and no vacation, due to the policy known by all the employees. There are moments in our life when job pressure combines with family problems and we just have...

Advices for a successful career

The road to a successful career is not unique, there are many ways to achieve a harmonious development of career according to desire, field, job and the involvement you give evidence. Thus, the ‘theoretical’ formula of a successful career can be adapted to each one, to prove to be a viable one. Here are some starting points when you want to build a career and, why not, when you want to have a harmonious life in general: 1. Set what you have to solve: The time when you start solving your problems and your career goals starts when you become aware of them. This is the first step towards a successful career plan: self evaluation and awareness of the obstacles and setting goals are elements that will determine you to build your career step by step. 2. Learning improves your career: Once you’ve established a career objective you should accumulate knowledge that can lead to its fulfillment. A real career is not built overnight, it takes a continuous improvement, which means improvement in the job you have by: training courses, readings, coaching and mentoring. 3. Act towards the career you want: Get information on the employing companies, send a resume, a letter cover and seek job ads. If your...

What is a journalist?

We watch television every day and if we don’t, we read the newspapers. In case we don’t do either, then we listen to radio. Well, all these people who work for us in order to inform us are called journalists. They all are part of the media industry. In the world of journalists there are some criteria with which they are placed in different categories. There are journalists who write about sport, politics and social facts or prefer to make scientific documentaries. Every one of them is specialized in his own field. Others criteria involve journalists who work for television, radio, internet, blogs and newspapers. But when we all hear the word “journalists”, we immediately think of news. In fact, what is a journalist? Every man that works as a journalist has to know that his job involves much information and many stories that he has to bring to the public. He looks for anything that catches the attention of his public and according to the institution he is working it, he brings the information more or less detailed. There are several differences between the requirements of a site and the ones of a national television. For years and years people have tried to define to the question “what...

Think positive about your job!

Usually, when you hear someone talking about his job, you notice he refers mainly to the repetitive actions that he has to do and less about the involvement of brain and creativity. Of course, we refer to normal jobs. If you are a CEO or a director, well, the situation turns out in a different manner! No matter the situation, the idea we want to underline is to think positive about your job! You can be a waiter or a waitress, a lawyer or a teacher, a doctor or a politician, your job is still a job! It is supposed to bring you enough money to survive and to save up and the discussion ends up here. If you are capable of going outside and keeping your head high after your schedule ended up, if you can sleep happily in your bad at the end of the day and you have nothing to be ashamed of, then you should think positive about your job! In fact, I don’t think that a negative attitude towards your job would be a smart choice, because it will consume part of your energy and it will make you feel miserable and sad. Who needs such feelings? Thinking is not only dangerous, but it...

Advices for career planning

Career planning is not an activity that should be done once – in high school or college – and then left aside during career. Rather, career planning is an activity that has the desired effect only if done regularly, especially because, as demonstrated, a worker will change careers (not only jobs) several times throughout life. And it’s never too early or too late to start planning your career. Most people do not keep a record of their professional achievements and every time they look for a new job are facing difficulty to create their CV. The analysis of previous achievements – keeping a record of it –is not only helpful in creating a CV, but also in career planning. Sometimes the review of previous achievements will reveal forgotten successes, one or more, that can give you the starting point of researching and planning a change of career, so that you get a job that will allow you to do the things that make you happy and proud.   Identify your skills that you can use: Some employees are so absorbed in their professions they cannot see other career opportunities for themselves. Every job requires a particular set of qualities and is much better to fit in a certain category...

How to accommodate with your new job

‘Your best day has come! You have been chosen to be a part of the company!’- Yes, we all desire that moment to come quicker in our lives. But not many of us try hard to make it longer. One of the mistakes of doing it is the first impression, which is known as the most important. If you are one of the luckiest persons who get the job, you will need some practice to learn how to accommodate with your new job. It is not so difficult, especially if you have faced this kind of situations in the past. If not, we are going to give you some advices. First of all, be punctual. At your first day at work you are required to look perfect, and to act in the same way. Wake up two hours earlier in order to have enough time to eat, dress, make-up and bath. If you follow this tip you will have an amazing day at work, because it is known that if a person feels good in his own skin, then the actions he does are full of success. Also, be careful not to be late in any circumstances. Always take a margin of error. It is required to arrive at...

Apply online for a job

Nowadays people are in a completely rush. Time goes by our side and we barely realize it. All of us want to have more time for ourselves, for our families and friends. That’s why we are facing now with the guide of how to apply online for a job. It is not a big deal – at the present almost all of the applications are sent online, so we do not have to think much when it comes to this point. First thing you need to be careful at applying online for a job is your e-mail. If you have a funny one made in the time you were in high school, change it. The new one needs your entire name, the first and the last one. It confers security and confidence. It is true that daily are sent dozens of applications in every domain, but that do not have to demoralize you. Many of them are false, so having a CV based on real facts and achievements will get you the most-desired interview. Even so, do not full your curriculum with all your goals just with the most important ones because the employer will not be so pleased to read more than two pages. It takes only several...

What does a lawyer do?

In our times it is more and more essential that we get informed about everything. We happen to meet the situations we have expected least, the people we didn’t hope to see and the troubles we were never prepared to face. Part of those spontaneous situations involves the law. Whether we like it or not, we have to obey it in every field and the more we try to run from it, the more it makes us suffer. In every situation, we need someone who knows law better than we do and can offer us support and help under certain circumstances. The people who take charge of our legal estate are called lawyers. We have heard this word everywhere, but have you ever asked “what does a lawyer do?” It is pretty interesting what you will find out now. A lawyer is a person who obviously has studied at university this field called law. Therefore, he specialized and became a real expert in what the legislation of his country means. We all admit that law is a very delicate and difficult field, as it can be understood in different manners and if we not attentive enough we may pay for many facts. Of course, as every other job, a lawyer specializes...

Career advices: The art of negotiation

Because of the competitiveness of the job market candidates can be considered fortunate to attend an interview, even more to get a job. When you got the job, we advise you to negotiate with the employer the terms of the work offer. The secret of negotiation consists in knowing when to stop.     Do your homework: Negotiation is an art, one that must be practiced. First, make a brief evaluation of your negotiation skills. Do you feel comfortable to negotiate with a seller the price on the car you want to buy? How successful were you in getting bonuses or raises of salary in previous jobs? If you have been successful in past negotiations, it is possible you have these skills yet. Then consult business magazines or local library to get documents on the negotiation tactics and strategies. Also, if you’re one of those people who always pay the asking price or never demanded a raise of salary, it might be helpful to practice through a role play, with a friend, the negotiation of the work offer.   Know when to stop: Negotiation does not mean winning at all costs, but to reach an agreement on the terms of a job offer, so that to be pleased. First,...

Advices in looking for the first job

At this time, surely you’ve finished all the exams needed to obtain the status of recent graduate. Now it is time to think seriously about looking for your first job. Armed with all the arsenal of diplomas and attestations, here is what you have to do to step with the right foot in the career of your dreams.     Choose your direction: After the four or five years of specialization, certainly you are very sure of what you want to do in life. If not, maybe it is time to set yourself some goals and identify what would be the type of activity that you would like. Are you a person who likes to be surrounded by many people? Or are you happier when you juggle with numbers or when you create computer programs? Analyze all your qualities, weaknesses, activities you like and you do not like and what interests you most. You must have all these things in mind when you think about planning your career.   Make your documents: It is essential to learn as many things as possible about the companies that interest you, to be able to make a list with all the options you have at this time. Courage is the best guide...

Advices for planning the career change

Maybe you have just started to lose interest or perhaps you are attracted in a different activity. Maybe it’s time to work for you. These are just some of the reasons that lead people to think about changes. If you are put in such a situation think well the circumstances and realize which are your wishes and needs. Most studies show that on the average, each person changes over the life a few jobs or sometimes even some fields of activity. Here are some advices to start planning the career change:   Evaluation and motivation: Most people change careers because they no longer like to do the work which they perform, the chief or the company where they work. It is useful to identify the factors that cause the greatest discomfort. It is more difficult to discover what brings you satisfaction, what you really like to do when you are at work or in your free time. To discover what inspires you and motivates you, you need to allow more time to analyze the activities that you do with pleasure or not. Point your attention to the professional fields related to these activities. Use the instrument for assessing your motivations and interests to rediscover your objectives that can bring...

Advices to prepare in time the future career...

Your future career should be one of your concerns since high school. Even if it sounds fierce, it isn’t very difficult to find what you want to do and make the first steps in the chosen direction. How do you prepare in time the future career? Read on the following advice to find the answer.   Volunteer: Volunteer activities are becoming more and more important and should not miss from your CV. If you do not know what to do in the future, do not panic: all voluntary activity is welcomed, because it helps you learn a lot of new things. Various jobs: Over the summer, consider the option to find a job that will allow you acquire new skills. Being still in high school, most likely you won’t have access to very complicated jobs, but find out that these also will prove very useful. Even if in the future you will not write on your CV your job as a waiter for example, any job will teach you useful things that will prepare you for the career that you want to follow later. The domain of the future: When the time comes to think about what college you want to follow, consider the most wanted areas for the...
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