When was the last time your boss came over to your desk with a friendly smile and said: “Let’s talk about a pay rise“? For most employees, this is a rare occurrence – indeed it’s the stuff that dreams are made of. As a rule, it’s you who has to muster the courage to approach your boss and bring up this somewhat awkward subject. And that’s not the end of it. After all, they don’t call it ‘salary negotiations’ for nothing. A manager will seldom reward your courage and simply agree to your request. Instead, he or she will think up a host of good reasons why it’s a not a good time for a pay rise right now. So there you sit, with two options ahead of you: One: you hide your dissatisfaction as best you can and resign yourself to the idea that there’ll be no extra money coming into your account any time soon. Or two: you try to convince him. Only the second option has any prospect of success. If you’re asking for more money, however, you should choose your words carefully. Continue reading
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Internship is an experience that everybody has to go through eventually. Hours and hours of hard work, sleeping bad and stress until finally you get hired and become part of the staff. However, these are also some of the most exciting years of your career because everything is new! So, let’s take a look at the most important moments that every intern has to go through.
Christmas is here again and it’s captivating our five senses. Streets getting filled with lights, mistletoe hanging everywhere and decorations at home are warming the cockles of our hearts. But you can also smell Christmas! And of course…. Listen to it. During these days children sing traditional songs and music surrounds us. However, apart from the traditional Christmas carols many singers have written lovely songs that will rekindle your Christmas Spirit. We have made a list of the best Christmas songs to listen to either at home or at the office!
Dress code has always played an important role in both, doing business and job interviews. Whereas traditionally these codes have been strictly followed, nowadays more and more people cross some limits and new trends come out. In this ever changing world choosing the right style has become more and more difficult.
Today we have the advice of Caleb Wells, Visual Consultant for T.M. Lewin. Since its beginning in Jermyn Street in 1898, T.M. Lewin has become famous for having the first coat shirt to feature buttons down the whole length of the front. Fashions may have changed since then, but excellent craftsmanship, quality, service and value remain the unique features of the brand.
How can dress code help you to get a job?
Research has shown how crucial the first 10 – 40 seconds of your introduction are. 90% of people form their opinion about you within this time. Besides, some experiments conducted by psychologists at Princeton University state a tenth of a second is enough for someone to form an impression of a stranger (and just based on their faces!). So this decision could be taken before you’ve even said a single word. Choosing the right outfit plays a big role to convince them and get hired. But, how can you be sure you are making the right decision?