In an ideal world, leadership and management go hand in hand; neither a leader without management skills nor a manager without leadership skills will get much done. Some of the greatest figures in history were both effective leaders and managers, striving to guide a group of people toward a common goal with efficiency. However, it can be difficult to find a balance between leading and managing....
"When a prestigious engineering prize surveyed more than 10,000 people in 10 markets, they discovered something you may already know if you’re an engineer: you’re in demand."
Careerblog goes through practical steps to help you create the best engineering resume you can. Keep in mind the tips we give for keeping it international right here.
Men shake hands.
Women generally hug and kiss close friends.
Men and women would not greet each other in public from outside the family.
When Saudis greet each other they take their time and converse about general things.
Gift Giving Etiquette
If you are invited to a Saudi's house bring something small as a thank you.
Flowers do not make good gif...
One of the most exciting challenges in a professional’s career is starting a new job. However, this can also be an incredibly stressful and demanding time.
It can be easy to feel overwhelmed but don't let that effect your performance. We've put together five easy steps to ensure the transition into your new role is as smooth as possible:
This article will show you:
What interviewers mean when they ask, “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”
How to prepare examples of career goals for different interview situations.
Examples of best answers for the “where do you see yourself in 5 years” question.
Success may be partly a result of insecurity, say entrepreneurs and researchers.
People who have a chip on their shoulder may be more motivated to prove their worth.
However, if you're constantly whining about your disadvantages, you may be less inclined to succeed.
At some point in our professional lives, most of us will have to deal with people we just don’t like or can’t seem to get along with. A clash of personalities is most likely at the root of these conflicts. Despite our best efforts, we sometimes just can’t seem to make it work. The unfortunate result is that the quality and enjoyment of our work suffers, and our stress levels s...
Millennial women are on the move, and want the opportunity to work abroad more than ever before. A study from PwC earlier this year found that international work is attracting "unprecedented" demand, with 70% of millennial women indicating that they want to work abroad, particularly early on in their careers.
As a journalist, I have relocated twice in the past five years from Austr...
In the early years of developing our automated payment system, we cut our teeth with small and medium-size businesses. This was a marriage made in heaven; our clients were thrilled to have personalized customer service and that we were striving to constantly improve our tools. We were happy to have that back and forth with our end user and progressively iron out the creases in our product and p...
It's hard to gauge your own performance at work — especially if your boss doesn't dole out praise so easily.
But there are some key behaviors of employees who are excelling. Those behaviors include knowing how to prioritize, setting lofty goals, and helping others effectively.
We rounded up 11 indicators that you're succeeding at the office — even if it feels otherwise.
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