Phone interviews are a popular early step in the interview process—they’re a convenient way for an employer and applicant to explore whether they’re a good fit. However, applicants still need to be prepared. Some must-do’s (like making sure you’re in a quiet place for the interview and have good reception) might seem obvious, but there are some other important points to keep in mind.
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Are you stressing out about finding a job post-graduation? It’s completely normal to feel nervous, but all that panic can actually undermine your efforts. First identifying what, specifically, you’re freaked out about is an important first step in the process since it gives you a starting place for forming an action plan. This article by Monster contributor Elana Lyn Gross explains.
Want to be more productive at work or at school? It turns out one simple thing could make a huge difference: listening to music. Aside from helping us relieve stress and boost our mood, research suggests that listening to music while working may also help us be more productive. This Fast Company article by Melissa Locker explains.
When we hear “accounting,” most of us think immediately of taxes and tax season. However, there are so many ways in which understanding accounting can help you in your personal and professional life. There are also many careers you can pursue with an education in accounting.
Fear is an emotion we’re all familiar with. It actually has a purpose—it alerts the mind and body to danger. However, it can also block us from taking steps that can help us make progress in our personal and professional life. For example, have you ever held back from raising your hand in class or speaking up in a meeting? Do you talk yourself out of applying for internships or jobs because you’re afraid you’ll be rejected?