Career Advice

Blockhead’s short guide to becoming a salesman

June 12th, 2017|Advice, Career Advice|

5 simple steps to improve your sales skills now Hello and welcome to the Blockhead’s short guide to becoming a salesman. If you are already one, please stick around – you may learn something new and useful. This article is for everyone who works in the field of sales or is working with people daily. [...]

Guidebook on how to boost your professional connections using LinkedIn

March 29th, 2017|Advice, Career Advice|

Today we have Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Bored Panda, Flickr, G+, Tumblr, Reddit and many more. All of those are social platforms we use to connect with our friends and family, relatives, acquaintances and sometimes their friends, family, relatives and acquaintances. All those social platforms have their qualities, their unique view on the communication channels [...]

How to Gamify your Work

March 29th, 2017|Advice, Career Advice|

A game of chess? Pool? Darts? Perhaps something more active – paintball, football, basketball? Or maybe some virtual game? What is your pleasure? Whatever it is that you like to play you must have felt the high of winning, the arising desire to play just a bit longer, to improve your result, to show your [...]

TOP 10 Steps to Follow When Choosing Your Next Job

February 21st, 2017|Career Advice|

Everyone around is constantly advising you that choosing your career path is not to be taken lightly, but why? We must remember two statements, which may seem contradictory at times but actually set the foundation of your career development. You Work to Live, Not Vice Versa Our society is thriving because of our common efforts and [...]

TOP 10 Reasons People Quit Their Jobs

February 2nd, 2017|Advice, Career Advice|

You typed down in the Google search bar “reasons people resign from work” with a certain intend - either to deal with a recent resignation you went through, or because you are thinking of quitting your job in the near future. Most articles covering the topic of job resignation deal exclusively with the recruitment point [...]

Work From Home – The Pros and Cons

January 25th, 2017|Advice, Career Advice|

In the modern reality of fast developing technology and internet connection almost anywhere in the world work from home is becoming a trend. Many employers choose to offer the opportunity to their employees to work from home partially or full time. But when and why is that a good idea and for whom? While the [...]

Top Desirable Qualities and Skills in a Job Candidate

April 16th, 2015|Career Advice|

When the competition for your ideal job is fierce, it is important you do everything you can to stand out from the crowd. Do you know what annoys recruiters? Do you have what it takes to impress them? What traits do you need to demonstrate at that important interview? Let’s have a look at the [...]

Recruiting Funnel for Dummies or How You Can Track Your Hiring

April 13th, 2015|Career Advice|

The recruiting funnel represents the progress of a single job seeker from a prospect to a newly hired employee. Passing through this filtering machine is like running the hurdles. And to tell you the truth: obviously, nobody wants to be stuck in it. Let’s see how one moves from “being interested in a specific position [...]

Flipping a Coin or How Recruiters Make the Final Decision Whom to Choose

April 9th, 2015|Career Advice|

Before recruiters can enjoy the fruits of their efforts, they need to pass through one of the most difficult parts of the whole recruitment process – the point when they appraise candidates’ applications and make the final decision whom to choose. The decision-making stage can be considered as a moment of not only selection of [...]

How to Be the Best in Mentoring?

March 26th, 2015|Career Advice|

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn”, said Benjamin Franklin, a quote that very well depicts the whole idea behind the mentoring process. Mentoring is a useful tool for improving the performance of any employee in the long-term by focusing on training the employee and developing [...]