business tips

Respond to their needs! – TIP

This job is not about your agenda. It is their agenda. Identify what this agenda is and let them see that you understand how to play their game! An interview...

Be interested! – TIP

You might be spending the next 10 years of your life with this company. Show interest for their culture and products. Ask targeted and expert questions about ...

Highlight your positives – TIP

This is very different than bragging, right? During the interview, you will have opportunities to talk about what you achieved. Some candidates tend to be too...

Follow up after the interview – TIP

Call or send a note after the interview to show your appreciation. Tell them that you are truly motivated and that this interview confirmed the fact that you ...

Don’t focus on negatives! – TIP

Some candidates come forward with a few negatives at the start of interview. They will say things like: “Yeah! I never got along too well with that colleague ...

Be clear and concise – TIP

When they ask you a question, don’t deviate! Be clear and concise! They imagine how it will be to work with you. They see you at meetings and imagine how it ...

Be agreeable! – TIP

Don’t contradict or try to show in any way that you know better than them, ok? They will remember an impression from you. Being agreeable means agreeing with ...

Refresh your Skills + Knowledge – TIP

Before the interview, refresh your knowledge on the key topics or areas you will be hired for. The key reason they hire you is because of a set of skills, know...

Be positive! – TIP

Don’t complain! This is another key turn off in interviews. Have you ever experienced someone complaining to you? How did that make you feel? What was your ...

Match their energy level! – TIP

It is a matter of finding the right balance. They are leading the interview! Don’t try to take over! Respect this hierarchy and don’t try to shift roles. No...

Aim for good not perfect! – ARTICLE

The main reason you get burned out is because you are doing your best. Perfectionism is a top source of stress. The funny thing is that most actions don’t nee...

To quit or not to quit – ARTICLE

Should you leave? Is your burnout the alarm bell which tells you that it is time to go? Maybe! If you consider quitting, start with a small step. Explore th...

Market yourself! – ARTICLE

Market yourself! Clients deal with you in so many ways. It's not just your product they buy, it is you! Are you friendly, approachable and open?Do you have...

How to say "No" – TIP – BURNOUT

This is probably the most essential skill you want to learn when you feel burned out: it is simply the art of saying "no".The reason you might not use that skil...