What It Takes to be Temp of the Month
Recognition and rewards. Enhanced career prospects. Excellent job
references. Commendation from clients and supervisors. Bonus checks. More
exciting and enriching opportunities. As an associate, you stand to gain many or
even all of these advantages when you become Associate of the Month. And if
becoming a full-time employee is part of your plans, earning this recognition is
a definite boost toward your goal.
are a fast learner, have a passion for details, possess an analytical mind,
enjoy working systematically and consider yourself a people person, you might
want to consider a future as a Financial Analyst.
-by Ron Tepper
John Wiley & Sons, 304 pages, $14.95
today's ultra-competitive job market, even a slight advantage in the resume
department can push you ahead of the competition. Power Resumes urges job
seekers to step into the shoes of hiring managers to learn to look at resumes
from the other side of the desk. Tepper recommends identifying your value-added
benefits (specific examples of the types of problems you can solve) that will
impact an employer's bottom line. Another helpful aspect is that Power Resumes
does not just focus on what people are looking for on resumes, but also
pinpoints major no-no's that can potentially sabotage a resume.
Q. My boss keeps bad talking her boss to me. She seems to expect that I should
join in, but I was raised to believe if you can't say anything nice, don't say
anything. I'm really not comfortable, but I'm new on the job and don't want to
seem like somebody who can't fit in. What should I do?
A. It's always challenging when a supervisor puts unreasonable expectations on
behavior or interpersonal relationships. You are right not to want to engage in
negativity like that. It can be tremendously demoralizing for all who
participate or are subjected to it. More...
Manners for Modern Day Communication
Voice mail is the death of customer service. Is this phrase as true as it was five
years ago? Apparently not. E-mails, video conferences, speakerphones and
cellular/portable phones and yes, voice messages - all these have become common
- if not preferred - means of communication in the modern business world.
However, easier and faster does not always mean better or acceptable, no matter
how many people do it. No matter how hi-tech the medium, because we are
ultimately communicating with other people, common sense and courtesy are still
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