Getting fired is bad. But being caught by surprise by being fired is even worse. Many a time, you know you are getting fired when you’re actually getting fired, but Monster talks about potential red flags that could possibly signify that the end is near.
Magic is not real, but magic words are. They exist in relationships of all kinds, and they do in work places, too. More specifically, Monster helps you figure out some magic words that might earn you points with the boss.
If you’re a job seeker, you will be asked a lot of these weirdo questions by job interviewers. It is better to be prepared for such questions rather than just scratch your head and try to come up with the most plausible answer you can think of.
While it is true that your work relationships should be good enough to ask for favors when you need them, there are some characters that will only bring you and the quality of your work down. They’re reckless, and they will take you down with them. Monster helps you identify them.
Most times you are fired, you don’t see it coming: this is just the sad truth of being fired. However, it is not impossible to spot it before it is too late so that you can make backup arrangements – or find a new job if it comes to that. Monster helps you identify some red flags.
Humans err. But some mistakes have bigger consequences than others, and this is especially true of work. Take Monster’s advice on how to do damage control when you’ve just had an Oops! moment at work.
A Gallup Poll revealed that only 32% of U.S. employees said they were actively engaged in their jobs. But how do you know whether you’re just experiencing a lull in your work, or if your career really is stuck bad enough to be called a stagnation? Monster helps you tell the difference.
A lot of people face disappointment and extreme regret at work after they have already entered the industry. Monster talks about some careers people seem to regret a lot, because knowing what kind of careers people have most regretted will help you make a better informed decision should you happen to be interested in these careers.
Seeing as how you are going to be pursuing the same career for years and years, it is vital that you keep yourself from becoming a dinosaur. Staying up to date with the industry you work for and staying relevant are very important things. Monster suggests a few ways to do just that.
You would be surprised at the percentage of smart, qualified job seekers that get sabotaged by common cover letter mistakes. After all, the stakes are high, and not everyone is a great writer. Monster tells you some common pitfalls you have to avoid to make sure you increase your chances of landing that job interview.
A thank you letter post-interview is a powerful interpersonal relationship builder and a marketing tool that helps you effectively sell yourself. Writing a winning thank you letter after your job interviewis over is something you do not want to miss out on.