Do you feel like your career is stuck in a rut? Are you evaluating what to do next or wondering where things went wrong? Here are a few ideas to help keep your career under your control...
London 2012 has been Britain’s best performance at an Olympics for over a hundred years, finishing with an impressive tally of 65 medals, 29 of which were gold. However, going for gold is an ethos that doesn't just have to apply to sport alone. What about team performance in the workplace? There fundamental lessons that can be learned from the Olympic team and applied with similar success to any field. Read on to find out more.
Studies show that 33% of bosses claim they know within 90 seconds whether or not they are going to hire someone. As a result it’s important to be aware of the subtle yet vital signals you give off and how they may affect the result of the interview. In poker terminology, these are known as “tells”...
Euro 2012, Wimbledon and the London Olympics; Inspired by this incredible summer of sport we consider how business can learn lessons from sporting excellence.
Keeping everyone in the loop at work is vital but tricky. Information gets missed, misinterpreted or overlooked. There was a time when the office notice board was a social hub for announcements and events.
Nailing the presentation stage of the interview process at a senior level is all about demonstrating how you intend to deliver a good return on investment, particularly if you’re tied by a non-compete agreement.
It has been five weeks since the launch of Ignite’s Manifesto for Change; a perfect time to reflect on what I consider to be a milestone for Ignite and, more significantly, for the PR industry.
It is by no means a new trend, yet one that continues within the financial and corporate communications sector. At The Works, we have met with many journalists looking to hop that fence, so with help from a kind contributor, Joe Kelly, ex-national business journalist and Director of Comms and Marketing at BT, here’s our advice on getting a foot in the PR door and how to face the challenge of a career change.
Good communicators are magnetically attracted to PR; people who often build rapport naturally, on an unconscious level. But some analysis of how rapport happens could help to speed up the process allowing you to use it more effectively, in a myriad of different business contexts.