How to Respond to a Negative Work Performance Review

Come prepared to evaluations and follow-up meetings. Mentally prepare for all possible outcomes: Envision how you will react in each situation. Make a note of your strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures. Should your personal assessment reveal areas that warrant criticism, you can meet that criticism with a positive attitude. Listen carefully for both the verbal and nonverbal cues provided… Continue reading

How to Get Along With the Boss

At any job, the relationship with your boss can be the door to a promotion or the quick road to unemployment. However, a little ambition is all you need to enjoy a friendly relationship with your supervisors. Follow these simple steps to turn even the most difficult employer into your biggest admirer. Do more than just the tasks listed under… Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons You Never Hear Back After Applying For A Job

People often wonder why they never hear anything back after they hit ‘send’ on the email with a resume attached or on the on-line job application. If you’re very lucky, you might have a preliminary email exchange with a recruiter and then never hear from them again. It’s a depressing experience, and one which also casts a shadow on the… Continue reading