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Showing emotion in the workplace can be a great challenge for senior-level managers

Why is empathy at work so difficult?

Most senior managers and professionals become experts in their fields after many years of experience. Leadership is also often learned on the job. More recently, empathy at work seems to have picked up steam as one of the key skills a leader must possess. However, it is not the easiest skill to nail down, especially…

Saying No at Work - How to Respectfully Decline
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Stop saying yes when you really want to say no

Why “No” is the Magic Word

Many people find it difficult to say no. For senior managers and executives, being able to effectively manage your resources and say no when necessary is a crucial skill. This is the key to staying on track with your goals, as well as looking after your health. People who say yes to every request are…

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Don’t miss out on unique opportunities to further your career

7 Tips for Getting on a Headhunter’s Radar

Experteer has created an online marketplace that enables headhunters to find senior-level candidates that match their mandate and contact them in a discrete fashion. In a marketplace of millions of job seekers, candidates are always asking how they can find their way through to the screening for management jobs. Today, we have insights from Tony Restell, the found of social-hire.com focusing on recruitment topics in today’s networked world. Tony shares with us 7 tips for getting on a headhunter’s radar. Read further for practical tips on how to be found.

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HR Horror Stories

7 Behaviors that can Ruin your Interview

The interview is a breeding ground for the most incredible stories. There, applicants and potential employers meet for the first time in person and exchange knowledge and creative thoughts. It is often exciting, sometimes even funny, and from time to time it can be very strange! To ensure you have the best interview experience, make…

6 Interview Tips for Women Leader
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Confidence is key

6 Interview Tips for Female Leaders

Competence without confidence rarely takes a person to the highest career levels. Although more women than men are now studying at the university level, women still lag behind in c-suite and other senior management positions globally. Among S&P 500 companies, females hold only 14,2 percent of top leadership jobs, and in FTSE 100 companies, a mere seven women hold the title of CEO or Chairman. While there may be a number of reasons for this gap, studies make it clear that one reason is self-doubt, especially when female professionals talk about their accomplishments at work. It directly affects women’s performance in job interviews, naturally. But there is good news for women who undersell themselves. You can learn effective techniques to project the confidence and competence you possess so that a hiring manager sees it too. Start with these interview tips.

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Power Play

What Your Handshake Says About You

Donald Trump is famous for many things, one of which is his bizarre style of shaking hands. In his meetings with French President, Emmanuel Macron, their handshakes seemed more like duels at eye-level than warm and welcome greetings. What were they trying to display through these handshakes – Who is the stronger leader? Who commands…

What type of negotiator are you?
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Be prepared while remaining authentic

Interview Questions for Senior Management Positions

“Tell me about a situation where you exceeded the expectations of your role.”  This is a typical request during an interview for a leadership role and is a good indicator of what the focus of other questions will be. Nevertheless, though preparation for your interview is essential, you should refrain from memorizing rote answers to…

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