Finally, don’t get discouraged if your first attempt to raise a concern does not meet with success, even if you turn out to be right. People making decisions in an organization are getting information from many sources. Even if they don’t appear to have acted on your recommendations, your concerns may still have been heard. And even if they were not, it can take time to develop the kind of relationship with other people in the organization that leads them to trust your observations. … [Read more...] about How to effectively give feedback to your boss
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Connectivity A poor Wi-Fi connection is the new showing up late. It may seem obvious, but some of the worst interviews I’ve conducted were a result of poor internet connectivity on the candidate’s end. It makes the conversation frustrating for both parties, breaks up the flow, and causes the candidate to lose their confidence. Before your interview, do a test run with a friend or family member to make sure your internet is holding up. This gives you the opportunity to either find somewhere in your home with a clearer connection or plan ahead to take the interview elsewhere. Remember that this initial interview shows your potential employer what they can expect in terms of your working environment—you don’t want to seed any doubt that technical issues are a common occurrence. … [Read more...] about You have a job interview over Zoom. The kids are home. Now what?
It’s a hobby, and you’re feeding your interest during your free time. You’re supplementing your primary income. Maybe you have financial goals you want to reach, and having an extra income source will help get you there quicker. You plan to transition into entrepreneurship full time, so you’re testing the waters with a side hustle before taking the big leap and quitting your full-time job. Regardless of your motivations, you’re about to start a business. And the moment you expect people to start paying you money in exchange for the value that you provide, you can no longer treat it as a passive endeavor. But when you have a full-time job—in addition to a life that you’d really like to enjoy—that’s easier said than done. … [Read more...] about 7 tips for starting a successful side hustle