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6 tips to harness female talent and create the next generation of leaders

Posted on July 7th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

There is an ongoing debate in Australian business about the need for more female leaders. Confronted by the lack of leadership development opportunities for young women in the workplace, Sarah Liu decided to do something about it.

 

In 2012, Liu, who is also the founder of Gemini3, founded The Dream Collective, in order to encourage employers in Australia to shift their approach from focusing on the senior executive level towards developing entry-level talent.

 

“Australian corporates need to fast shift their approach from focusing on the senior executive level to turning their attention to the pipeline of young female talent coming through their doors,” Liu said.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.businessinsider.com.au

Australian corporates need to fast shift their approach from focusing on the senior executive level to turning their attention to the pipeline of young female talent coming through their doors

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.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fastcompany.com

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

3 Secrets Of People Who Always Get Job Offers

Posted on June 13th, 2017 by The Learning Factor

Have you ever heard about someone “cutting the line” to land their dream job? They’re the people getting the perfect position without ever submitting a resume, or negotiating a sweet signing bonus plus five weeks’ vacation, or getting hired for a role the company created just for them. How do they do it? Are they just naturally golden? Or do they know something you don’t?

 

While you might use the word lucky, these folks aren’t necessarily more talented; they’ve simply perfected a way of approaching the job search in a manner others haven’t been trained in (or are fearful of adopting). This out-of-the-box approach gives them a notable advantage when it comes to standing out.

 

So what do they know, and how can you follow their lead to make your next transition not only more quickly, but more successfully as well? Do what they do:

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.fastcompany.com

Sometimes you have to break a few rules.

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