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8 Ways To Make a Great First Impression During A Job Interview

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Forming a first impression of someone takes seconds, and that can feel impossible to nail when you’re in a job interview. Luckily, most hiring managers take more time to form their opinion.

 

A study published in the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology found that the first 15 minutes are when an impression is made during an interview, and that’s enough time to connect and sell yourself.

 

We spoke with hiring managers and found out what impresses them. Here are eight things to do to help you land the job.

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Hiring managers reveal what always impresses them, and what will ensure you’ll never get an offer, no matter how qualified you are.

The 1 Question All Your Employees Wish You Would Ask

Posted on June 26th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Having a discussion with your employees or manager about job performance is never an easy feat. If executed incorrectly, the process could produce counteractive results. Managers have to find ways to provide both motivation and constructive criticism, and employees have to share individual goals underneath the scrutiny of their bosses.

 

However, what if you could knock down these obstacles with a single process? A system that created a platform for managers to discuss improvement opportunities, and one question that encouraged employees to be open with their managers. Well, you’re in luck. One such process and question exists. First, let’s take a look at the process: 360 feedback.

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Employee development conversations can be scary. These two approaches can help ease the nerves of all parties involved.

5 Leadership Mistakes Even the Best Bosses Make

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 by The Learning Factor

If you think your boss is some freak of nature and you’re the luckiest person alive, I’ll break it to you gently: He or she is human and will make mistakes.

 

The great ones rise up from their errors by A) acknowledging they made a mistake and correcting a behavior (think humility), or B) acknowledging a blind spot that needs to be addressed, then doing something about it.

 

Lets dive into a few prevalent leadership mistakes that even the best and smartest leaders tend to make.

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They may be great and smart, but they’re also human and will make mistakes.

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