This article is adapted from Harvard Business Review Read: How to Read Harvard Business Review for Free 1. Don’t underestimate the importance of likability People are going to fight for you if they like you. Avoid the pitfalls by practicing mock interviews to see how others perceive your approach. 2. Help them understand why you…
How to Use Social Media to Promote your Business
One of the most popular online activities these days is social media usage. According to emarketer, a market and consumer data company, an estimated 3.23 billion people or 80.7% of internet users will use a social network at least once a month in 2020. The most popular social media networks include Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp….
How to Get a Job in the European Union as a Foreigner
Written from the point of view as a Singaporean. How to increase your chance of finding a job in the European Region.
How to Deal with a Mean Colleague
Adapted from Harvard Business Review Tl, dr: – Most people act aggressively at work because they feel threatened – Ask yourself whether you are being overly sensitive or misinterpreting the situation – Call out the inappropriate behaviour in the moment – Don’t take the blame. Many bullies pick targets that are highly skilled and well-liked….
How to Hire without getting Fooled by First Impressions
Adapted from Harvard Business Review Distinguish between real and pseudo cues. An example of a pseudo cue is the halo effect that may surround candidates due to physical attractiveness. People subconsciously feel attraction to a good looking interviewees, and this pseudo cue positively biases their evaluation of the candidate’s unrelated skills. Unsee the pseudo cues…