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7 Habits of Highly Effective Employees

7 Habits of Highly Effective Employees
31inShareinShare31 We’re fortunate to have built a great team at crowdSPRING. What makes one employee highly effective and another average? Contrary to the way most companies hire – we never hire the best candidate from a pool of candidates. When interviewing, I look for the following seven habits – every highly effective employee with whom I’ve worked (at crowdSPRING and elsewhere possessed most of these habits): 1. It’s not a secret that talented people are effective when they’re in good mood or excited about a project. For example, our customer service team manages a community of 200,000 people. If even one of our customer service agents is bored when dealing with mundane customer requests, we lose the opportunity to create a happy customer - an opportunity we value a great deal. Interview tip: When interviewing, I often ask about the candidate’s most favorite project and also about their least favorite project. 2. We all make mistakes. Think about your own employees. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Related:  QUESTIONS - VRAGENPRODUCTIVITYCOACHING YOURSELF

De 20 gekste sollicitatievragen ooit Zodra je een job gezocht hebt, verschijnt hier je laatste zoekopdracht. Tijdens de meeste sollicitaties worden telkens weer dezelfde voor de hand liggende vragen gesteld. Toch passeert er af en toe eens één die uit de band springt. De Amerikaanse jobsite analyseerde duizenden sollicitatievragen die het voorbije jaar op zijn forum passeerden en koos er de merkwaardigste uit. En ja, deze swingen echt wel de pan uit! De 20 meest onmogelijke sollicitatievragen: Hoe bizar vind je jezelf, op een schaal van één tot 10? 12 Things Killer Employees Do Before Noon A recent study published in an American Psychological Association journal, Emotion, suggests that early birds are generally happier than night owls. More than 700 respondents, ranging from ages 17 to 79, were surveyed and asked about their emotional state, health, and preferred time of day. Self-professed "morning people" reported feeling happier and healthier than night owls. Researchers hypothesize that one of the reasons could be because society caters to a morning person's schedule. It's certainly true that the working world does. Working "9-to-5" is more than an expression, but a standard shift for many Americans. Do you want to be more like them? 1. [In Pictures: 10 Ways to Boost Work Productivity.] 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. [See 7 Work Habits That Are Making You Sick.] 7. 8.

springest - Zoek en vergelijk trainingen, opleidingen en cursussen Leaders: Get Back To Putting First Things First Jan 29, 2012 With the evolution of technology we have become grossly more productive. We can read our email while pouring coffee, we can respond on the walk to lunch. Our mobile devices allow us to stay connected to every single thing that is happening every minute of the day. Isn’t it great? It sure is, but would I be stepping out of line if I suggested that all of this productivity is making us wildly unproductive at times. Over the past few years as more and more information has been made available and as the on demand world has led to on demand people we have become increasingly unable to spend adequate time focused on the right things. However, we have become so unbelievably busy that we feel like we are working non stop around the clock. While ultimately an issue of time management, if we want to see greater levels of success in our businesses we have to go back to one of the simple business rules of business (Via Covey and others)… “Put First Things First”

Fifty Standard Interview Questions It is not enough to have solid answers for only the above questions. You need to be prepared for the full spectrum of questions that may be presented. For further practice, make sure you go through the required mock interview (see the Competitive Interview Prep chapter); and for further review, look at some of the following questions: Tell me about yourself. Dont just read these questionspractice and rehearse the answers. Beat Procrastination and Get Motivated with The Procrastination Equation Very Clever. The science that I have discovered works well for turning procrastination into the jet fuel for success is determining what the stumbling block/fear is and discovering what information that feeling has to tell as to what to do next. Using the science of emotions, clients are able to know what is needed in the moment to move forward. What we resist – fight – persists.

Get Started with Mind Tools - Career Skills from MindTools Test Your Skills! Find the tools that will help you most! © iStockphoto/AndrewJohnson Here at Mind Tools, you can learn the essential skills you need to be an exceptional leader, a valued team member, and an outstanding contributor in the workplace. But, with hundreds of skills available, which ones will make the biggest difference for you? Find out with this five-minute quiz! Test Your Skills and Find the Resources That Will Help You Most Instructions For each statement, click the button in the column that best describes you. Your last quiz results are shown. You last completed this quiz on , at . Questions 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 still need to be answered! Now, use your scores in the following five areas to decide where to start building your skills. (Questions 3, 8) Your score is 0 out of 0 When you know how to "lead yourself" and make good choices for your future, you'll be that much further ahead when it comes to the other skills areas that we've already looked at.

Translation of social ideas into the language of HR and Organizational Development is the big challenge! As we are having again another Google Hangout session on the HR topic this Wednesday (see this Facebook and/or this Google event) I just wanted to share with you my views on how I see the appreciation of Enterprise 2.0 within the HR sphere. Actually these notes of mine are the English answers I have given to Marco Minghetti of “Il sole 24 ore” in the preparation to the Social Business Forum 2012. But as Italian is not everybody’s first language I am happy to share this with you. Enterprise 2.0 (McAfee); Management 2.0 (Hamel); Social Organization (Bradley/McDonald): which is the best definition for the new model of 2.0 organization in the “social business era”? How important is the idea of “community” in this new model? The key idea of the future organizational model is certainly turning around Gary Hamel’s systemic perceptions of a changing environment for the enterprises and the need to adapt fast and effectively to it. Which kind of leadership does a 2.0 organization need?

Preparing for an Interview When it comes about preparing for an interview, we must consider that preparation includes all the aspects before you face the interview; even if you had other interviews before, you should consider that a constant preparation is the key of success; in this section we offer you some tips about how to prepare for an interview. Job interviews are some of the most intimidating experiences and it get worse when one is not prepared; on the other hand if you had an excellent preparation, your interview result will help you distinct from other candidates even your resume were better than yours. There are a series of steps that you must follow: practicing the questions and answers, preparing a list of things that you must bring with you, researching your job title and the organization itself. Know Yourself You might think that who can know you best that yourself? What are my skills and abilities? Prepare Yourself General areas to research: Practice Your presentation

5 Things That Really Smart People Do | Inc. 5000 Most people don't really think much about how they learn. Generally you assume learning comes naturally. You listen to someone speak either in conversation or in a lecture and you simply absorb what they are saying, right? Not really. In fact, I find as I get older that real learning takes more work. The more I fill my brain with facts, figures, and experience, the less room I have for new ideas and new thoughts. But the need for learning never ends, so your desire to do so should always outweigh your desire to be right. 1. You know the one I am talking about. 2. If you can't quiet the inner voice, then at least use it to your advantage. 3. Some people are naturally curious and others are not. 4. No concept or theory comes out of thin air. 5. Often people shut out learning due to the person delivering the material.

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