Whether you’ve held a direct leadership position or not, there are ways to demonstrate that you have strong leadership potential. Here are four ways to demonstrate your leadership potential in your next interview.
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The age-old question: is investing in continued education, training and paying for certifications really worth it? Or are you simply better equipping your employees to leave you for a better offer?
A job interview should be viewed as a two sided street. As a candidate, you should be interviewing the company just as much as they are interviewing you. I’ve had friends, family and colleagues all end up in the wrong job because they didn’t ask the right questions before they started. Be the candidate posing original questions of the hiring manager instead of merely answering all the questions you’re asked. It may seem a bit intimidating, but this out-of-the-box strategy not only benefits the candidate, who can show that he or she has done their research and knows what they’re doing. It could very well impress a potential employer who will see initiative and promise. Avoid surprises and check out these interview tips so you’ll not only get a job offer, you’ll also know whether or not to accept.
You Don’t Get Past the Phone Interview
Many employers are doing a pre-screening phone interview before inviting candidates in to do an in-person interview. If you repeatedly get passed over after a phone interview, here could be a few interview skills you need to work on:
We surveyed hiring managers across a variety of sectors for insight on some of their favorite interview questions to ask during technical interviews – and why they ask them.
Think tech employees want fancy coffee machines, nap pods, ping pong tables and beer on tap? Your employees are smart enough to see through the charade – perks like these are designed to keep employees at work. Here’s perks they actually want.
Every day, job seekers look up your reputation as an employer and decide on whether or not they want to click that apply button based on what current and past employees are saying about you. If your reputation supersedes you as a mediocre employer, you’ll lose out on valuable applicants and even more valuable employees to your competitors. Ouch.
Reviewing employers on Glassdoor, we found a trend of complaints across multiple companies, industries and locations. If you’re concerned about losing valuable employees, check out the following top reasons that cause employees to be dissatisfied and seek employment elsewhere:
You need to hire – which means you’re growing (awesome) , you lost a great employee to a competitor (not so great) or the person you had hired for the role just wasn’t the right fit (painful). Turnover, for whatever reason, is one of the most dreaded things in any organization. Losing a valued employee to another company or having to replace a hire that didn’t work out can be extremely costly, with many studies calculating the cost at 1.5-2x the departing person’s yearly salary. How can losing a single employee be this expensive? Here’s just a few of the costs associated with turnover…