Our Corporate Life
March 15, 2016   •   Volume 7, Issue 6   •   ISSN: 2154-3240    
In This Issue
♦   Feature Article: The Top 5 Mistakes Job Hunters Make
Ask Amanda: My bosses’ worries make me anxious!
♦   Practical Tips: Get the Most Out of Conferences
The Top 5 Mistakes Job Hunters Make

Regardless of your reasons for wanting to change jobs, conducting a job hunt is a stressful time for everyone. There are different challenges depending upon whether you’re working full time while job hunting or you’re lucky enough to be able to spend your whole day focused on your hunt. However, the following 5 mistakes occur consistently.

Writing Your Resume First
Your resume is essentially an ad for yourself. The goal is to create a clear picture of who you are and what you’re looking for.
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Thought to Ponder

Luck favors the prepared.

Practical Tips: Get the Most Out of Conferences

Attending conferences is a great way to reenergize your interest in your job. Mingling with others in the same industry, hearing breaking news first, discussing industry trends, and seeing how different business strategies have played out almost guarantees you’ll come back with a fresh outlook.

How can you make the most of the experience to justify the time away from the office?
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 ask Amanda

I work in a relatively small office, which I like because I get to do lots of different things. As I've advanced, my boss increasingly confides in me, which is flattering but when he tells me what he's worried about it makes me anxious. Any advice? L.R., Kenilworth, NJ

Amanda Mitchell

One aspect of leadership that isn’t often talked about is the emotional self-management that is necessary—especially when the business is in a rough patch. The leader needs to present a consistently confident mien to the staff in order to keep them focused on what is within their control. “It’s lonely at the top,” is a truism for a reason.
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