Did you know that you can turn your LinkedIn profile into a resume in just seconds? It’s easy! Follow the steps below to build your resume from LinkedIn:
As an added bonus, LinkedIn gives each resume a custom link that you can share it with others via email, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
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Recently, the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management posed an interesting question – can introverts be effective leaders in the workplace? The common thought is that the virtues of extroverted personalities are the most desirable qualities for business leaders, however recent studies show that this may not be the only personality type capable of leadership.
When introverts speak, people listen. In fact, some of the greatest leaders are introverts – Warren Buffet, Bill Gates, and Google’s Larry Page all consider themselves introverts.
Here are three reasons why introverts can be more effective leaders than extroverts:
Introverts may not stand out in the traditional sense but it is in the best interest of a business to explore the leadership capabilities of both extroverts and introverts.
Being downsized is one of the most dreadful things that can happen during your professional life. Whether or not your job is currently in jeopardy, you may become a victim of downsizing at some point in your career. What do you do?
Consider the guidelines below on how to manage being downsized, should you ever find yourself suddenly out of a job.
Have you recently been downsized? I can provide the tools, perspectives, exercises, and general assistance that will assist you in opening the doors to the career path you desire and deserve. Contact me to learn more today.
You may be a seasoned professional, but it’s always smart to brush up on your professional etiquette. If you want to leave a positive and lasting impression, you need to know what to say and how to act.
Careerealism has created a quiz to test your professional etiquette. Take a minute to answer the professional etiquette questions below:
1. Your email address looks most like:
2. After a job interview, you:
(a) Send a thank you note right away
(b) Send a thank you note a couple of days later
(c) Don’t send a thank you note
3. During meetings, you:
(a) Pay attention closely, ask questions and take notes
(b) Listen, but only speak up when you’re called on
(c) Text the entire time
4. Your emails are generally:
(a) Brief and to the point, but well-written
(b) Long and vague
(c) Riddles with both spelling and grammatical errors
Okay, you’ve probably caught on by now — if you answered mostly As you’re an expert at professional etiquette. You know exactly what to do when it comes to etiquette in the workplace. If you answered mostly Bs, you know the basics but there are a few situations that you don’t know how to answer. Mostly Cs? Your etiquette skills need work. Figure out which areas you need to improve and work on them.
You can take the full 10-question quiz below:
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“The supreme accomplishment is to blur the lines between work and play.” – Arnold J. Toynbee
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