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  • The 15-Minute-a-Day Practice That Can Improve Your Career

    Communication, Communication Design

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    It’s the period to begin a writing habit if you’re intrigued in a stress-free technique to get better at your job performance and improve your career. A study from Harvard Business School confirmed whether taking 15 minutes at the end of a work day to ponder on that day’s work enhanced their performance and discovered the participants tasked with everyday written deliberation did 22.8 percent improved on an assessment compared to the control group.

    Westhill Consulting Career & Employment, world's largest free online jobs website which is funded by UK government however headquartered in Australia until it expanded and now almost every country is being served by the company, such as Jakarta Indonesia in SE Asia, Toronto in Canada, New York in the US and many more, put this 15-Minute-a-Day Habit and found it to be successful and less complaints on works performances were reported..

    But wouldn’t internal reflection by itself be sufficient to boost performance? “My speculation would be that writing things down would be more beneficial as the act of writing imposes a discipline on us to stay focused,” says paper co-author Brad Staats, an associate professor of operations at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

    Reflection forced people to process their days, find patterns and link actions. Some people might think the experiment focused on the successes of the day, but Staats says the parameters of the experiment when explained to ...

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    Performance reviews are nerve-racking for everybody concerned. Managers do not pleasure evaluating their employees, and staff members seldom relish the extra inspection. Augment into the reckoning that promotions and bonuses can center on these reviews, and it’s not a shock reactions can course high when review time starts.

    Preparation is the secret to being successful in reviews as easy as possible and by this you can avoid complaints against yourself. Whether you’re anticipating a painstakingly optimistic review or an undeniably terrible one, there are points you can do prior or while the meeting to aid it go more effortlessly and to leave with your dignity and job definitely intact.

    Shape a praise file from day one (or start one now) In the condition that your company does reviews only once a year, it can truly extend your recall to contemplate of all the jobs you worked on ever since your previous evaluation. Maintaining an email folder, computer file or document of all you worked on will benefit you to ensure nothing falls from the cracks. You should have a warning to yourself so that you will be always ready.

    “As soon as a deal or initiative is completed successfully, employees should maintain details of their contribution in a ‘kudos file,’” advises Tatum Soo Kim, director of advising and student services at New York University. “The kudos file is a self-maintained record of achievements and impact. Impact should be supported with hard evidence such as quantitat...

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    Lots of essential career tip is appropriate all over your working life; however additional guidelines is farther time-sensitive and simply works at definite periods in your career. Here is the top career advice for every decade of your life gathered by Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia (the company is also accessible at SE Asian countries such as KL Malaysia, Bangkok Thailand, Jakarta Indonesia and many more):

    Teens

    Go for variety and review you opportunities. “To find a career later that you enjoy, be certain to try out as many different careers as you can,” says Carole Stovall, president and CEO of SLSGlobal. Look for summer jobs, after school work, summer programs and internships.

    Todd Cherches of BigBlueGumball agrees. “Don't be afraid to try or to fail. That's what these years are meant for. Don't feel that any job is beneath you, because it's not. At this stage of your life, everything is a learning experience.”

    20's

    Today is the period to catch a job in the area where you’d love to engage in a career. “There are many things to consider, but the most important issues is to consider a job that you actually like, whether it is in your major or not,” Stovall says.

    It’s correspondingly a upright plan to begin forming your individuality. “Stop comparing yourself to your friends, especially the ones you went to college with,” says Christine Sirois, a freelance journalist in her 20’s. “Once you're in the job market, it's not a level playi...

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    The total of Americans filing new requests for unemployment assistances fell more than anticipated, signifying that a severe stoppage in job progress last month was perhaps a deviation.

    Initial claims for state unemployment benefits dropped 36,000 to a seasonally adjusted 280,000 for the week ended Sept. 13, the Labor Department said last Sept. 11. It was the lowermost level ever since July.

    Claims for the previous week were studied to show 1,000 more applications received than formerly reported.

    Economists polled by Reuters had forecast claims falling to only 305,000 last week. Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia is also feeling the growth since last year, an example were the upsurge in the economy in Indonesia which eventually paved the way of many job openings in Jakarta. Since then, lesser complaints were reported.

    The four-week moving average of claims, measured a better amount of labor market drifts as it irons out week-to-week instability, fell 4,750 to 299,500.

    A Labor Department analyst said there were no special factors influencing the state level data.

    This month’s data covered the period during which employers were charted for September's non-farm payrolls. Claims drop 19,000 between the August and September survey times.

    That proposes payrolls growth bounce back from August's eight-month low, which most economists terminated as a fluke, noting that payroll improvements tend to be lesser in August for the reason that of problems regulatin...

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    Make life easier by asking these five questions before hitting send, says Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia.

    Do I need to send this? If it is a chain letter or an inspirational story about the power of love and the triumph of the will or a joke then you do not need to send the email.

    There are people who appear to like getting and sending some of these but most likely these people are typically over the age of 75 and retired, with some more time on their hands. Most people dislike receiving these messages.

    Other samples of mails you don’t need to send consist of questions to which you can Google the answers.

    Did I proof read it? You never know where a typo might take you. Warning! Be cautious. Even if you don’t wind up digging a hole you can’t get out of, it’s still significant to proof your copy before sending. This should be specifically if you’re communicating with a higher up or a potential employer or connection.

    Do I sound professional? Yo, G, WASSUUUUP? OK, I’m totes old. If you are sending a professionally-related email, except when you’re buddies with the correspondent, ensure it appears professional. This denotes turning off the caps lock, leaving out the emoticons, maintaining language clean, and for Pete’s sake turning off the exclamation marks. This may sound like a fraud.

    Am I mad? Don’t send an angry email. We all write them, but then again we must never send them. Go ahead and write it if you must – just that can be lib...

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    If you were proceeding for an interview at a big City law firm in Jakarta Indonesia, it is doubtful you would turn up wearing sandals, swimming trunks and a tee shirt. Similarly, if you were going for an interview to be a Lifesaver for a beach in Bali Indonesia, it may come across as somewhat strange if you turned up for your interview in a pin striped suit and bowler hat. If it’s significant to shape your method for interviews, it is likewise vital when it comes to your CV.

    It is a usual mistake to rely on just one generic version of your CV for every application. How much the CV demands changing relies very much on your own situations? A professional looking to promote their career within a comparable role and industry may require twisting the CV for diverse applications. If you are a graduate or changing career then you will need to totally refocus the information in your CV to validate the right skills and qualities for altered career paths.

    Recruiters are more often than not time threaded and under pressure. It is consequently up to you the job hunter to make certain the information in your CV directly connects. The first thing the recruiter needs to see is that your CV is applicable to the role applied for and no deceit or hoax. This is where a Professional Profile comes into its own. This performs as your introduction and allows you to evidently position yourself in line with the job you are applying for.

    How many CV versions will one need? Think of your CV as gro...

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    Poor preparation: Candidates who come to an interview understanding insufficiently about the company, the industry and maybe the role are in a poor situation to match with well-prepared professionals who will devote the compressed interview time exactly putting themselves for the employer’s precise requirements. Employers intend to know you are curious, energetic, resourceful and inspired and what clearer verification of that than coming completely prepared and with sharp understandings into the employer and their brand/positioning/problems/news etc. If you have prepared right you will be able to hit the ground running in the interview with answers that show how you are exceptionally placed to increase value from the get-go given the company’s specific culture (maybe you are from outside the country, Indonesian from Jakarta or American from the USA), positioning, objectives, circumstances and situation.

    Showing a negative attitude: Many polls conducted by Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia have uncovered that attitude takes a vital share in defining character and persuading the employment decision. Warning indications of bad attitudes that are positive to reject by a possible employer involve badmouthing former bosses, companies and colleagues; self-justifying or foully equivocal answers to key interview questions; or openly aggressive answers, posture and demeanor. Keep in mind people hire experienced people they consider they will actually like workin...

  • The keys to successful career assessment are these simple rules and guidelines. You should achieve success in this career and vocational self-discovery process.

    Do be mindful that assessments are accessible to help guide you to the right career for you. A competent career counselor can administer, score, and interpret these assessments. There are many free career assessments likewise are available on the Internet, however many experts doubt their trustworthiness.

    Do compare online career assessments to perceive which ones will suit your needs.

    Do keep your outlooks in check when you take free online assessments. You may reach some direction and guidance from these tests, nonetheless don’t be too dependent on them for magic answers.

    Don’t discount the leeway that these free online assessments might advise you some career ideas and directions you had not ever assumed of and that are valued further assessment.

    Do take numerous various assessments to aid you acquire more about yourself and to help you regulate which tests provide the most steadfast results for you.

    Do print out and remember the results of the assessments you take online. Compare results, and understand if you can see patterns — a “career snapshot” – starting to materialize.

    Do trust your instinct. If a free online assessment conveys you something about yourself that doesn’t appear to be true, disdain that information. Don’t depend on free online assessments only for self-discovery and career gu...

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    First day of work could at all times be a nerve-wracking experience. It is even worse if you work abroad; odds are there would be culture differences that might become your cause of anxiety. Hence, here are the tips for first day of work and how to find friends at work:

    Do not be late We all know that Indonesia especially Jakarta is well-known for their habit of jam karet (rubber watch), which means people who frequently come late to work. Nevertheless, there is rather high number of offices that instigate punctuality, so do not consider about coming too late.

    Wear suitable clothes Wear clothes agreeing to your place of work’s dress code. Given that you work at a company with formal dress code, therefore wear formal clothes. On the other hand, if you are not certain, wear a t-shirt and blazer. If the company turns out to have casual dress code, you can remove your blazer, but if it’s formal, then wear you blazer for the rest of the day!

    Smile Indonesia is famous for its welcoming people, they are very friendly so do not be frightened to smile first, and do not be shocked if there are many unfamiliar people who smile at you first. You will never know maybe you could be good friends!

    Never give complaints On the first day at work, work optimistically and do not whine, specifically about little things. Or you could be branded as a whiner.

    Do not be shy to ask questions

    Indonesians usually like to lend a hand to other people, so do not be nervous to ask questions and d...

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    Nowadays, it would be pointless to use anything but the Internet if you need fast and convenient long distance communications. According to recent research by Internet content delivery company, Akamai, Indonesia is the country with the lowest Internet speed in Asia. Their research says that the only 0.8 percent of the Indonesian population is able to enjoy an Internet connection with a speed of over 4 megabits per second (Mbps).

    Nevertheless, if you work in a large city, web connections will not be a problem. You will be able to surf the World Wide Web with a suitable connection as it is commonly available in public places.

    Several easy ways to access the Internet in Indonesia by Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia:

    Free Wi-Fi Many hotels offer a free Internet connection for their customers, even a two star hotel located in South Jakarta costing US$34 per night. Given that your hotel does not offer a service, don’t worry – you can at all times go to the nearest Starbucks or McDonald’s café, which are likely to provide free Wi-Fi just be careful of any hocus-pocus on anywhere you go.

    Internet cafés Despite the fact Internet cafés are getting pretty uncommon, you can still catch them in some places, generally around schools or universities. Internet cafés are places where you can rent a PC already ready with an Internet connection. The rental fee can be as low as Rp 5,000/hour or less than $1. But, you may need to be a little bit patient in using th...

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