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Category: Managing Yourself


Presentation skills

Presentation skills

Though part and parcel of everyday life for students and managers at all levels, few are those undaunted by the prospect of giving presentations. To put paid to the angst, try applying the following tips … The stage ‘be prepared’ is the motto managers borrow for their...
Creating the perfect CV / Resume

Creating the perfect CV / Resume

First things first curriculum vitae (CV): from the Latin, meaning ‘how your life has run’ résumé: from French, meaning ‘summary’ The perfect CV: in any language, the one that gets you the interview!      Content is key The first step towards a successful CV is...
How to prepare to be interviewed

How to prepare to be interviewed

How to prepare to be interviewed Many people go to interviews – whether for new job, assignment, project or promotion – assuming their personality and enthusiasm will be enough to get what they want. Wrong. There is a need to prepare well beforehand,...
How to prepare to be interviewed

Influencing Skills

Today managers are required to spend less time controlling and more time coaxing staff in what they need to do. As empowerment pushes decisions and responsibilities further down the line, the skills required of managers are changing from ‘how to tell and motivate’ to...