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Get Paid to Shop And Keep Everything You Buy - Without Having to Pay!


Can You Tell Good Service From Bad; Recognise Value For Money; Compare Prices, Staff Efficiency, Product Range, Customer Service Between Rival Firms?If so you might easily find work as a 'Mystery Shopper' and be paid to comment on service in shops, banks and building societies, hotels, cinemas, veterinary surgeries, restaurants, even on long distance flights and holidays.Poor service is the number one reason customers turn their back on a business and start shopping elsewhere.

Job Interviews and The Secret of Selling Yourself


A very effective and persuasive tactic when selling something is to promote its benefits as well as its features.Very simply, features are what something has; benefits are what those features do for you.

Thank-You Notes: Your Thoughtfulness will be Rewarded


I get asked these questions over and over: "Should I send separate thank-you notes to everyone who interviewed me? Can I just send one thank-you note to the hiring manager and ask him/her to thank others involved in the process?"The answers are yes and no, respectively.Send a separate thank-you note to everyone who interviewed you, whether it was an informal pre-interview phone call, an interview lunch meeting, or the final formal interview after a lengthy process.

Using Journal to Support Your Job Search


Are you searching for a job? Here are some tips on how youcan use journaling in that pursuit.It is important to know what we are looking for in aposition and company.

Surviving Office Politics


It's your first month in a new position and it's rougher going than you'd anticipated. You feel like an outsider and you're miserable.

Get In The Game With a Stellar Resume


During the job hunter's market of the 1990's, employers were settling for less than qualified candidates because the candidate pool was so small. Job hunters were able to name their price and employers were meeting their demands.

So, Why Dont You Tell Me About Yourself?


"So, why don't you tell me about yourself?" is the most frequently asked interview question. It's a question that most interviewees expect and the one they have the most difficulty answering.

Useless Resume Objectives


What's wrong with an objective on a resume? The problem with objectives on resumes is that a typical objective is self-centered and self-serving; therefore, it is useless. Instead of an objective, use a power statement.

Moving From A Weekend Hobby To Career In The Arts


Building a career as an artist takes hard work. Because the field attracts so many talented people, jobs in this field remain competitive.

Get a Job! Tips for Organizing Your Resume


Whether you're a Vice President of Marketing or a recent college grad, your resume is the 'key' to opening the doors of employment. It is an employer's first impression of you and believe it or not, many hiring officials spend less than thirty seconds reviewing it.

The 6 Stages of Modern Career Development


Career experts say that people will change careers (not jobs) 5-7 times in a lifetime. This being true, career management is an important life skill to develop and cultivate.

Resume Success Factors--What Exactly Is A Resume Anyway?


You know you're good..

Thank-You Notes: An Integral Part of Your Career Design


There is one little practice that is vital to generating the interest of potential employers. It is critical, but very few job seekers actually do it.

Your Self-Image in the Workplace


When communication breaks down in your office or factory and workers lack motivation, what are the roots of the problem? On a study tour of a Fortune 500 food company, Peter Grazier, an international consultant specialializing in employee involvement, stopped to chat with an elderly machine operator. Within minutes, the operator began discussing a solution for quickly clearing bulk food material from a clogged hopper - apparently a frequent problem.

Powerful Phone Interviews


Phone interviews are de rigueur with many organizations.Companies conduct phone interviews for a number of reasons.


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