The exercises in this book will also make it an excellent resource for advisers, coaches and trainers that run job search and interview skills sessions. Interviews are the most nerve wracking part of job hunting, and yet many people don’t do all they can to make the right impression. Preparation is patchy, you don’t know what to wear, you’re not even sure what the company does… This book contains a simple framework that is easy to remember and will help you to get prepare for interviews.
The Advantage: The 7 soft skills you need to stay one step ahead
Just doing your job won’t get you to the top, but what does it take? Soft skills are your secret weapon.
These days we’re all working harder and longer, but finding it harder than ever to make an impact and get the results we want. Traditional skills like being a good team player, a solid leader or a brilliant negotiator don’t seem to be as effective anymore. To really stand out, you need to be doing something different, something better.
You need The Advantage.
In this groundbreaking book, we set the scene for seven new skills that will propel you and your career forward. Through a combination of scientific research, no-nonsense advice, practical exercises and case studies, this book shows you how to understand, develop and use:
Adaptability – respond effectively to challenges and grab new opportunities
Resilience – learn from experience and attack the next challenge with equal boldness
Optimism – be the most positive person you know
Integrity – trust, values and honesty are the name of the game now as is authenticity
Critical thinking – challenge assumptions and find solutions
Pro-activity – thinking and acting ahead
Empathy – respect and nurture your relationships
STAY AHEAD OF THE COMPETITION.