We all know what managers do because we’ve all worked under at least one (if not many) over the course of our careers. And, boy, can they impact our lives – both at the office and personally. On one hand, a bad manager can torpedo morale and even drive us to seek a new job. Someone who is good at managing others, on the other hand, will inspire and motivate us. In the same way, managers – good and bad - directly impact our happiness at work (and in life).
Apart from overseeing the affairs in the financial unit, a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is top-tier personnel in every functioning organization. Only competent individuals get to occupy this position. So the question becomes: How do you prove your competence to potential employers if you cannot give a detailed report about yourself and your qualifications? No one will want to hire you if your CFO resume is not compelling enough.
One of the best ways to stand out during an interview is to be prepared. While most candidates will come ready with answers to questions about their biggest strengths, weaknesses, and five-year plans, being an exceptional candidate in a competitive field requires even more. If you want to have the confidence and preparation to be ready to ace even the toughest interviews, it’s time to start thinking like an interviewer. Here’s what modern job seekers need to know about the many kinds of interview questions and answers.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Craft Your Resume SummaryWhen companies publish a help wanted ad, they are likely to get tons of responses. People may submit resumes even if they think they have an inkling of a chance to land the position. This leaves recruiters with the task of sorting through possibly hundreds of resumes to find the best applicants, and most of them will lighten their load by starting with the resume summary.
jobsearcher.com/blogFuture of Work: 5 Ways the Gig Economy Can Boost Business PerformanceAfter a year of financial and economic uncertainty, OECD estimates that many of the G20 and advanced economies are expected to reach their pre-pandemic levels of economic activity by Q2 2022. Job vacancies are also on the rise with the rollout of vaccination programs, even for more vulnerable sectors such as tourism and retail.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Answer "Where do You See Yourself In 5 Years?" in an InterviewCongratulations! You’ve landed an interview for a new job and now the hard work starts — interview preparation. While there’s no guarantee of what an interviewer may ask you, it’s good to be prepared for some of the most common interview questions including, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
jobsearcher.com/blog3 Elements to Consider When Asked "Why Do You Want to Work Here?"If you are currently preparing for an interview, chances are you have come across the “why do you want to work here?” question, right? Although the reasons you have for wanting to work for a company may seem obvious to you, there is in fact a correct way to go about answering this question.
jobsearcher.com/blog12 Do's and Don'ts of How to End an EmailOne of the issues we’re all encountering at the moment is what’s been described as ‘hyper novelty’. Not only has our society changed spectacularly, but the rate of that change is equally spectacular. The life of a blue-collar worker probably didn’t change that much for a long time. For example, for countless years quern stones were used for grinding. All that changed over that time was whether it was being powered by human strength, animals or water wheels.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Survive the First 90 Days of a Career ChangeThe hard work is done. You’ve tended your resignation without burning bridges. You’re at peace with the sunken cost of putting a successful career trajectory on hold. You’ve modeled out your cash flows. Your health insurance is buttoned up. After all, quitting should be easier for executives – with savings come safety nets. Yet, once they quit they look more like deer in headlights than wolves of Wall Street. I should know, six years ago I was one of them.
jobsearcher.com/blogHow to Choose a Career in 5 Easy StepsDeciding how to choose a career can end in you making a big decision, so it is one that doesn’t need to be rushed into. Deciding which path to go down for your career is exciting, but can also feel like a huge responsibility. When it comes to choosing a career, we are often made felt we should have it all figured out. I bet you can recall being as young as 16 in high school and being asked what line of work you wanted to go into. The truth is, most adults don’t even have it figured out, never mind high school kids!