When getting a job interview, some think of it as a test where they have to answer all the questions correctly, and others believe that googling a list of “the most common interview questions” is what it takes to be ready. In reality, neither approach is enough to prepare for a job interview. Interviews have two purposes. To the interviewer, he/she wants to know a couple of clear facts about what you can do for the company and how well you fit into the company culture and environment. As for you, it’s an excellent opportunity to boost your chances of getting hired through talking about your skills and showcasing how relevant they are to the job.
You might not be that familiar with the term, but if you’re a woman working in an office you’re probably quite familiar with the phenomenon. ‘Manterruption’ is the universal phenomenon of men interrupting women at work.
It happens everywhere from meetings in boardrooms and courtrooms to the US Senate, so you’re not alone. A recent study at Yale’s University suggests that women get more interrupted for speaking more than men with the same status. And it’s not the only research that concluded the same. Here’s what you can do to deal with manterruptions at work.
To take ownership of your work is to step up to the plate, take control of the task at hand, and take full responsibility for the triumphs and failures. It allows you to lead your projects, fully learn from your mistakes, and manage your own career growth.
It’s the difference between having to do a task and wanting to do a task. So how should you do that?
Many companies are confused when it comes to the promotion system they are going to follow to promote employees. Some of them prefer to follow the easy way of encouraging seniors just because they spent quite a lot of time in the company. Others prefer to promote employees based on performance.
It’s very important to have a purpose in your career. We all get up in the morning and go to work for a reason. What motivates you?
Watch INJAZ’s Program Supervisor Nayra El-Berry, our first guest on #MoreThanAJob, talk about how to find purpose at work. And share your thoughts with us in the poll below.