Job Benefits Expected by People from Different Generations

December 12th, 2018|Advice, Business Advice|

Instead of using terms such as Millennials, Generation X, Z or Y and dividing groups of people in 30-years periods, we are going to take a different approach and divide groups of people, born in different decades, since we believe people’s values change more rapidly. Some value the sense of security and fear the lack [...]

How to Communicate Professionally at Work

December 6th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

Your professional reputation, your career growth, keeping your job and succeeding at work all depend greatly on the way you express yourself verbally and in written form. Yet one could be surprised how often otherwise good professionals break basic communication rules and create a negative image for themselves by saying the wrong thing to the [...]

Music to Boost Your Performance at Work

November 29th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

There are many researches on how music changes our brainwaves and brain function. You probably have come upon many articles about the benefits of classical music on performance, intellect, concentration and even fetus development during pregnancy. Although none of those researches are conclusive and there are many other factors influencing the brain performance, there seems [...]

How to Choose Your Next Employer [Part 2]

November 19th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

In the first part on How to choose your Next Employer we talked about the steps you must take when picking up your future employer. We talked about the research you should make – gathering information both provided by the company itself, as well as details from present and past employees, how to interview the [...]

How to Choose Your Next Employer [Part 1]

November 12th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

Choosing your next employer could prove to be difficult. In today’s economic situation and human resources market there are numerous possibilities both for employees and employers. Yet, long lives the myth that employers are those who place the requirements and do the choosing. Actually, skilled and experienced experts are hard to find and often have [...]

Two-Step Guide for Easy Work Motivation

November 7th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

The old-fashioned conditioning or punishment-reward system. At the beginning of the 20-th century Ivan Pavlov conducted an experiment on conditioning the behavior. The Pavlovian or classical conditioning method refers to the learning process during which a biologically potent stimulus, such as food, is paired with previously neutral stimulus, such as a bell, for example. This [...]

The Importance of Post-Interview Feedback

October 25th, 2018|Advice, Business Advice|

We often talk about the benefits of feedback at work and how to provide and receive feedback in a positive and constructive manner. Yet, we rarely mention the importance of giving and receiving feedback after a job interview. In most cases applicant are warned in advance that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Some companies [...]

Ghosting Interviews and Blowing off Work

October 16th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

What does “ghosting” an interview actually mean? Basically, it means not showing up for a scheduled interview, without letting the interviewers know. After reading the description, you might ask yourself: if there’s a term for that does it happen regularly, do applicants actually not go to interviews for jobs they applied for and were preselected? [...]

The Importance of Team Building Activities

October 9th, 2018|Advice, Business Advice|

What is team-building? Is it playing with your colleagues those weird games the Human Resources department come up with? Or is it getting silly drunk with your boss? Should it be outside of work in your spare time? Should it be strictly structured? Should it be facilitated in the office, or outside? Should it be [...]

How to Handle Your Mistakes at Work

October 4th, 2018|Advice, Career Advice|

We would all prefer to be perfect and never allow for mistakes to occur from actions, especially at work, but unfortunately this is rather impossible. As much as we try and give it all from of ourselves at our job, we are bound to do a mistake every once in a while. Reasons are endless [...]