Month: February 2017

Weapons of Influence – Learn the Psychology of Persuasion

Taking steps and hiring a professional career counselor truly works! But in the quest for improving career and life prospects are there shortcuts? Do techniques exist which we can employ to steer success towards us? Step forward Robert B. Cialdini, PH.D. Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Marketing, and author of the massively successful book, “Influence – The Psychology of Persuasion!” Cialdini’s book cites 6 weapons of influence. Reciprocity Commitment and Consistency Social Proof Liking Authority Scarcity Learning them can help you side-step a lot of advertising and political nonsense. Mastering them helps with everything from confidence training to marketing....

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How to clean up your online presence before job searching

If you’re wondering how likely recruiters are to Google your name and check out your social media profiles, here’s the answer: 30% of all Google searches are related to recruitment. That’s something like 300 million searches per month. And 94% of recruiters are already screening candidates on social networks or plan to do so in the near future. This should be enough to convince you that getting a job interview isn’t just about crafting a pristine cover letter, or knowing how to email a resume. It’s also about building the right kind of online presence. Now that you know...

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The 3 Things Millennials Must Do In An Interview

Going into any job interview in 2017 will be challenging enough. Although the job market has improved substantially since the Great Recession, it’s still no mystery that the level of competition for jobs is fierce. Just getting the opportunity to interview for most positions is a privilege these days. However, the newest generation coming out of college, Millennials, (born 1980-2000) is faced with particular challenges when it comes to the interview itself. One of the toughest challenges coming into the interview can happen even before the interview begins. This is the true elephant in the room. That is, the...

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