Our computer desktops are not just tools. They are a compendium of information we need, are interested in, and are actively working on. They give us immediate access to the tools we need to better ourselves, whether for work or personal use so it’s essential to know how to setup your desktop to work for you, rather than against you. You’ll notice a big difference when you take care of these tips.
If you are trying to build your business and connect with like minded people, as well as potential clients, it is important that you make a positive and lasting impression. Your personal style will tell a lot about you and your business ethics, so it is important that you think your wardrobe through before you go out there and meet new people in your industry. Below you will find a few tips on how to look your best and appear more confident.
Before you land a life-changing job, there is an interview to navigate. Conventional wisdom says things such as body language are essential. Shake a hand correctly and make eye contact and you’re halfway there. In reality, a candidate’s knowledge has more of a bearing on whether they get the role. Yes, other stuff plays its part too, yet not as much as research.
Would you hire someone who was confident but didn’t know anything about the company? Forget the job – you would cut the interview short. In fact, lots of interviewers will start with the question “what do you know about the firm?” to weed out the those who are serious and those who are just playing the field. Aside from the tone it sets, here are five more reasons research is a vital tool in your armory.
Too many people these days are disillusioned with their current careers. Many of them wind up sticking in jobs they have no interest in, and this can be a problem for them. It is so easy to get into the habit of settling for a job you don’t really want because you’re scared of doing something else, or because the money is good. Get out of this mindset as soon as you can.
Life’s too short to spend your days going to work and being bored out of your mind by it. There are so many other things out there that you could be doing if your job is simply not stimulating in the way it has to. Boring work is a waste of your time, so now is the time to start looking for work that makes you excited to get up in the morning. It’s not an easy task but it certainly can be done.
Do you have a hobby which involves creating something to a high standard? Or, do you have the skills or experience to offer a service you could turn it into a potential career? As you may know, this blog started off as a side-hustle, and now is so much more. It is such joy to work on something every day that connects me with people as we help each other through the workaday world! Imagine how much joy you would get from working in an environment that you love, doing the things that you are passionate about! Take a look at your skills and consider if there is a market for them. If there is, you can get to turning that hobby into a full time career with these 4 tips.
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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