Overqualified and Interviewing

Office Dynamics

I have applied for positions I was overqualified for and thankful for what I learned from them. I knew with my experience and overqualifications the interview committee would want to know why I would be willing to take a pay cut and less work responsibilities.

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed. Learning with AI.

2020 177

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8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Dumb Little Man

They Never Stop Learning. In this technology-driven world that we live in, the day you stop learning is the day you become obsolete. Make it a point to learn something new every day. The post 8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2016 207

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

Keep reading to learn more about the great product and how you can win. “ So how can people get started and what is the cost? Any big lessons learned? We can’t have an interview here and not talk about productivity!

Does Your CRM System Help Your Business Grow? Interview: @batchblue

Productive & Organized

  Keep reading to learn more about what makes this tool unique and maybe you will decide that it could be one of your Productivity Powerhouse Tools too! Pamela that is great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?

2011 226

Productive Communication & Marketing : How to Manage All of Those Links! Interview with @ItsMyURLs CEO @hustle247

Productive & Organized

  Today I interview the CEO of the Boston-based company, Eddy Inserra, and he'll tell us more about how you can connect all of your websites in one spot and reference ONE url or QR code.  Thank you, Steph, glad to be interviewed on P&O! 

2011 280

Learn How to Leverage InstantTeleseminar for Your Visibility and Business Operations

Productive & Organized

I'm thrilled to tell you about an interview I will be doing that shares a tool that does both! When: October 23, 2013 Time: 11AM PT / 12PM MT / 1PM CT / 2PM ET Cost:  no cost, just show up!   My Interviewer: Joel Sanders.

2013 185

How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)


For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

2016 67

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

  Great, so how can people get started and what is the cost?   Any big lessons learned?     We can’t have an interview here and not talk about productivity! 

2011 218

Listen Live to Stephanie on Edge of Change - Interview with the.

Productive & Organized

January 20, 2011 2:00 PM CST (12:00 PM PST- 1:00 PM  MT- 3:00 PM EST) For 60 Minutes Learn how to battle the top time-stealers and take control of your office once-and-for-all with expert advice from productivity consultant and coach Stephanie LH Calahan Mark Your Calendar and Sign Up Today!

2011 178

The Potential Customer just Walked – How Much did it cost you.

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on January 7, 2010 under Connecting Moments , Customer Moments , making a difference | Read the First Comment What is the cost of a lost customer? I learned today from CustServ that the cost of lost customers equals 338.5 How much is that costing you?

2010 130

Interview with Rob Siefker of Zappos – Part 4 of 4

Service Untitled

This is the fourth and final part of my interview with Rob Siefker, the Director of the Customer Loyatly Team at Zappos. You can read part one of the interview here , part two here , and part three here. Constantly you should be having interactions and it should just be a never–ending process of learning and growing and getting better and building relationships and having interactions, and that’s the type of environment we want to promote. It’s not a cost.

the fisher price concept

Job Advice Blog

And people are doing this more than ever in this market, as they continue to go about job searches totally backwards and how they give themselves away on the interview.

2010 151

The Growing Role of Small Business Coaches

Small Business Labs

We didn't even have questions on the use of coaches in our interview guide. But while conducting in-depth interviews with 26 successful small business owners, we kept hearing about business coaches.

2016 206

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Wright, Author So Youve Got the Job Interview - Now What? And youve been following all the best career advice and job search tips youve read, heard, learned, and developed. This morning the phone rang - youve got an interview!

2009 141

The Decline of Employee Training & The Rise of Side Gigs

Small Business Labs

  In our most recent survey of people with 2nd jobs, about 20% of these "side giggers" said "learning new skills" was the reason they had a 2nd job. But out interviews from a decade ago shows a much smaller percentage of side giggers citing this reason.

2015 242

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

Now, I think its time I gave some pointers to interviewers. Rules for being a good hiring manager/interviewer: 1. It may cost you some time in the beginning, but it will save you in the long run when job seekers tie up your phone lines or e-mail asking, "Did you get my resume?"

2009 141

Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Customers Rock!

In order to answer this question, one must consider the true cost of managing a social media program. What are the costs? In order to consider calculating ROI, one must understand the costs involved with social media. Other costs are not quite as obvious.

Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Dec. 2, 2016)

Eat Your Career

Here you’ll learn what it really means and how to do it in the right way. READ IT HERE >> How to Recover After Bombing the Interview. Job interviews are tough business. It costs nothing to sign up and, once you do, you can select the genre of book deals you want to see.

2016 130

The secrets of a top copywriting pro | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Well, Dean came through with flying colors and sent me half the interview – by the time I hit the end, I couldn’t wait to read the rest. And you’ll learn why right here in this valuable interview with a pro copywriter. Great interview. Good interview.

2010 67

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Are You Stuck in Gender.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Are You Stuck in Gender Communication Traps at Work? So when the authors I interviewed below for my Gannett column told me that men and women communicate differently, I knew what they were saying. Instead, they say, women should “learn to say no and mean it.” Learn to delegate.

2009 100

How to Cut Down Expenses While Living In A Big City

Dumb Little Man

If you live in a big city, your cost of living could get even higher in 2018. Cities all over the US are seeing record-breaking increases in living costs , making personal budgeting more difficult than ever. Cities like Chicago and New York could cost up to $71,237 higher—nearly $6,000 dollars more per month. Finding a low-cost location to establish yourself will simplify your budgeting.

2018 160

The Rise of the Skills Training/Job Placement Industry

Small Business Labs

Korfu's three-and-a-half week course costs $2,750 and General Assembly's 8-10 week intensive classes cost between $8,000 and $12,000.   Because of this, there's a real focus on learning. The current employment picture is quite interesting.

2015 206

How to ensure your admin improvement projects stick!

Practically Perfect PA

I was able to learn some of the tools they used which have been really invaluable. During my hotel accommodation project I used the define phase to focus solely on hotel accommodation and not travel costs or any other types of costs related to my department.

2013 239

Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

Dumb Little Man

It can lead to increased costs for the companies they leave behind. Turnover cost businesses $600 billion in 2018 alone. While wages were up 3.1%, the cost of living has been outpacing wage growth by 14% on average.

2019 179

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

A few years ago, I interviewed to be the executive assistant to the CEO of a biomedical company. And right there and then, I politely, but firmly ended the interview. Meaning, if you click a link and make a purchase, at no additional cost to you, I earn a commission. .

2018 52

Why You're Not Getting Hired -- and How to Fix It

On The Job

They interview about 15,000 candidates before they find the one who has all the exact requirements for a job. Doesn't matter how long it takes or how much it costs -- they're going to search because they don't want to take the time to truly assess a candidate's fit for a job and the company.

2016 164

LinkedIn on the Power of Weak Ties - Implications for Coworking & Freelancers

Small Business Labs

Key quote on this from the article: " concluded from in-depth interviews with 146 blue-and white-collar workers that strong ties don’t matter as much when it comes to landing a job for two reasons. Keep learning.

2016 169

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

I can attest, though, that this executive assistant has never stopped learning, growing, and staying fresh. Many of the skills I learned as an executive assistant gave me a strong foundation when I started my training business and have carried me through leading a global company for 30 years.

2020 237

Join Me! *Top Ten Productivity Tips for Better (and I mean, WAAAYYY Better) Meetings*

Productive & Organized

If you attend meetings that you know could be better, wish were more valuable, and yearn to have be more productive, then I hope you'll take part in a special **no cost** class that Dr. Meggin McIntosh will be presenting.   Learn ways to stop having blah meetings and have more of the GREAT ones!    I have learned loads of ideas from Meggin McIntosh over the years and I know from experience that this class is one that will more than deliver on her promises!

2011 124

Is It Worth It to Go Back to School?

On The Job

Still, if you decide you don''t want to go back to school because of the cost — or other reasons — you still can increase your marketability through self-directed learning.

2014 185

Retrofitting Offices for Sustainability: 5 Reasons to Update Your Commercial Building

Eco-Office Gals

During a job interview, I was asked the question, “What does the term ‘sustainability’ mean to you?” Needless to say, I didn’t get the job, but I did learn more about how our choices can make a difference in the quality and preservation of the environment.

2012 190

Incorporating Green Practices Into Self-Employment

Eco-Office Gals

Two pairs of fictitious resumes were sent off to job listings found around the web, and researchers found that individuals who listed self-employment as their last position were 63% less likely to receive what they requested for salary, or even land an interview at all.

2013 158

The Pricing Battle: Charging for Your Time or Charging for Results/Value

Productive & Organized

Wiser interviewing Dan Crask and me on the topic.   In a typical employer/employee model, it is the same model that we learned in our first minimum wage job show up and work and get paid for the time put in.

2013 255

How to Tell You Can't Cut Your Budget Any Further

Dumb Little Man

No matter how frugal you learn to be you''ll still need to buy food, pay rent, and put gas in your car to get to work. Common Signs There''s Nothing Left to Cut I''ve easily read over 100 articles on cutting costs to get out of debt in the last two years.

Budget 285

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Learning is always a win-win for an employee & manager and progress is easily tracked. Explore ways to reduce supply costs by 5% to 10%. Scheduling a performance evaluation meeting and setting measurable goals can be stressful or even seem unproductive to some.

2018 196

Impression Management Strategies: Are You Responding to Your Failing Business?

Dumb Little Man

If you actively ignore your mistakes, you lose the opportunity to learn from them and increase your chances of repeating them. They’ll be for his first interview or court case.” Lessons Learned.

2018 212

Sealing the Deal with Clients – It’s An Art Form All Its Own

Step It Up VA Coaching

You can do this by creating a Q&A sheet, or an “Interview with…” type document that they read before getting in touch, giving them all the information you want them to have and know about you. by Donna Toothaker.

2014 130

While in Transition, Are You Keeping Pace with Technology?

Job Advice Blog

Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection While in Transition, Are You Keeping Pace with Technology?

2010 142

Why You Think You're Prepared to Job Hunt -- But You're Really Not

On The Job

I recently was interviewed on a podcast, "Find Your Dream Job." It wasn’t like we were going to be able to fly them in to interview them. We would not be able to pay any moving costs. I could do that job or I could learn how to do it. If you’re not enthusiastic about the job when you’re applying for it, you’re certainly not going to be enthusiastic when they call you for an interview, if you even get that far.

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About AI Taking Your Job – Yet

Dumb Little Man

In the already male-dominated industry, the decade’s worth of resumes it reviewed to learn how to identify good candidates for successful hires were, not surprisingly, mostly male applicants.

2019 235

5 Best Ways to Use Technology To Land Your Dream Job

Dumb Little Man

Are you struggling to even land an interview? Run an Interview Simulation. A killer infographic resume would be useless if you will only choke on the actual interview. Simply put, you should never head to an interview without preparing for the most basic questions. Learning the most common interview questions from blogs and online communities is a step towards the right direction. See Also: 6 Interview Hacks That Are Sure To Land You The Job.

2017 158

Play The Game of Life As If You Have Nothing to Lose

Dumb Little Man

The Opportunity Cost of Hesitation My hesitation had cost me what might have been one of the best waves of the day. Srinivas is the author of the Skool of Life , where he writes about surfing, personal development, and things you never learned in school but should have.

2011 286