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thomas lloyd

Starting your Career in mid-20s - 2 views

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    Once you graduate college, you are expected to find a job as soon as possible. Competition during this time is very fierce. Westhill Consulting and Employment has encountered so many eager new graduates who always ask for advice on how to make it through a very challenging real world. We have gathered a lot of responses from different twenty-ish individuals in Singapore, Ghana, Africa, Jakarta, Indonesia, Tokyo, Japan and Illinois, USA to know how they have faced the challenge in their own culture and values. The following are general guidelines that can help anybody in their work adventure. * Always show gratitude. If someone has done you a good turn, take a moment to express genuine gratitude by mail, email, text, or a few words and smile. It's a gracious way to live. As old-fashioned as it seems, mailing a hand-written card to a potential employer or dinner party host leaves a lasting impression. * Remember this, too, shall pass. Never be early to burst out your complaints. Whether you're riding high on good fortune or you're wallowing in the dumps of tough times, things move on and so will you. Be grateful when things are good. And be grateful for the things that are good when other things are crumbling around you. * ever expect someone else to advocate for your best interest or to navigate major life decisions. While there are people who will want to help you, you know yourself and what you need best. Take whatever time you need to review, to research, to learn and to create your best options. From great options, make good decisions. * Maintain your professional reputation. Avoid burning bridges with those you've worked with. If anything, invest a little time to continue cultivating your past relationships with colleagues. You never know when you might cross paths
thomas lloyd

Why Candidates Fail to Make an Impression in Interviews - 1 views

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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 working with and who will extend a good optimistic atmosphere inside the organization and to exterior clients and stakeholders. Employers are highly aware that negative attitudes are very spreadable and are very different from being interested to applicants with less than an exemplary attitude regarding work, life and themselves. Absence of enthusiasm in the company: Some things can estrange an employer more than an applicant
thomas lloyd

Tips for first day of work in Jakarta Indonesia to avoid deceit - 1 views

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,...

Westhill Consulting Career and Employment Tips for first day of work in Jakarta Indonesia to avoid deceit

started by thomas lloyd on 01 Sep 14 no follow-up yet
jake harry

Connect with the Web in Indonesia to Find Jobs Easily and Avoid Trickery - 0 views

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, Aka...

Westhill Consulting Career and Employment Connect with the Web in Indonesia to Find Jobs Easily Avoid Trickery

started by jake harry on 27 Aug 14 no follow-up yet
jake harry

Connect with the Web in Indonesia to Find Jobs Easily and Avoid Trickery - 0 views

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, Aka...

Westhill Consulting Career and Employment Connect with the Web in Indonesia to Find Jobs Easily Avoid Trickery

started by jake harry on 27 Aug 14 no follow-up yet
Ikaw Nahh

The three things that employers want to see in your resume - 6 views

This article is a big help for newly grads who are looking for their first jobs. With all the competition they are about to face these information will give them a know-how they can use to be prepa...

The three things that employers want to see in your resume Westhill Consulting Career and Employment

peterjsellers

Foreign investors wait to see who will be president in Indonesia - 6 views

Now the presidential election is a forgone conclusion. Now the questions remaining are who will be the other candidates and will PDIP form a kind of Grand coalition with a landslide majority of seats?

Westhill Consulting Career and Employment Foreign investors wait to see who will be president in Indonesia

thomas lloyd

The Amadeus Basin re - 1 views

The Amadeus Basin region, which is rich with gas and oil deposits, is already the site of test drilling by Santos at Mount Kitty. Drilling at this site, 179km from Uluru, has been suspended follow...

New front opens in the Northern Territory Westhill Consulting Career and Employment

started by thomas lloyd on 23 May 14 no follow-up yet
alannahfizelle

Move and be an expat in Jakarta: How to cope-up - 5 views

I don't know, you can turn a good coin offshore, day rate contractor varies from in Jakarta, plus your uplift / retainer. Also, if you're only based there you can live where-ever you like. I know a...

Move and be an expat in Jakarta: How to cope-up Westhill Consulting Career Tips

Daphne Chinn

Westhill Consulting & Employment - Women in development: 18 tips for career success - 2 views

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    The following is a collection of expert advice from our panel on the challenges and opportunities for women in development http://www.westhillconsulting-career.com/blog/2013/08/29/women-development-18-tips-career-success/ Ayse Cihan Sultanoglu, UN assistant secretary-general, New York, US. @csultanoglu To get to the top, don't be afraid of starting at the bottom: In building a career in development it is important that you experience living and working in developing countries. This could mean that you must be willing to do something that you had never really considered or something that is out of your comfort zone. Young women shouldn't be afraid of starting at the bottom. The problem is not at the top, but at middle management level: Not having women in top positions isn't the challenge or attracting women at entry levels also does not seem to be too difficult either but the lagging numbers of women in middle-management positions is the problem. Make sure you are adaptable: In any field, you need to renew yourself constantly, maybe more so in development. It is diverse, dynamic and constantly evolving because of its very nature so there is always room for innovation, learning and sharing. Jackie Asiimwe, country manager, Wellspring Advisers, Uganda. @asiimwe4justice Emotions make a leader authentic: Women are being branded as too emotional making it seem that emotions are a bad thing. In my own leadership journey, I have decided I will embrace my emotions because they are part of what makes me human and woman. Emotions are part of being an authentic leader. We cannot be clinical about leadership, Jackie Asiimwe said. Rushanara Ali, shadow minister for international development, London, UK. @rushanaraali We need anti-discrimination laws that are properly enforced: nowadays, anti-discrimination laws to protect women in the labor market and public institutions are very crucial in any society. If those laws are not properly enforced then too often women h
alannahfizelle

Westhill Consulting Career and Employment Find a Job in a Recovering Economy - 4 views

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    Westhill Consulting & Employment - Welcome to Westhill Consulting & Employment where you can find a job that will click for you!
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    Find a job in a recovering economy simply by not giving up on finding one. Maintain a positive attitude and knock on doors instead of waiting for an opportunity to knock on yours. Find opportunities, grab the job, be aggressive and apply to varieties of companies. The more jobs you apply to, the more likely you are of getting one. Update your social media profiles and career network pages. Notify your personal and professional network that you're on the market, refer to Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia, and let them know what you're good at. You will never guess how powerful word of mouth is, so make sure that when you talk with people who might be able to help, let them know what kind of work you are interested in. About 70 percent of jobs are never put on a job board, meaning, they're filled via personal recommendations and connections so make use of these in every way you possibly can. This way you can also avoid scams since these are all from personal connections. Highlight something in your resume or interview that makes you stand out from the crowd of applicants, may it be a certification in your field or a volunteer job from your past employment. If the job situation really feels unwelcoming, consider changing your field to an area that is flourishing. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Westhill-Consulting-Employment/496648630414940
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