Originally developed in the 1960’s as a strategic planning method for businesses to measure internal and external forces impacting their company, the SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats. As the name suggests, the SWOT analysis looks at the strengths and weaknesses of a company or business venture, as well as the opportunities and threats that it may encounter in the marketplace, with the end goal being the formulation of clear, focused and realistic long term goals. The SWOT analysis has been proven to be a practical, beneficial tool and it remains widely used throughout the business community.
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There is a saying in the acting business that says “There is no small part only a small actor”. This particular phrase rings true in the office as well. Even what seems like a basic temporary role can make a large impact to a company and even your own career, it’s all in how you decide to approach and work it. Many times the main goal of a temporary job is to become permanent however; that’s not always the case and there are so many other benefits that come from temping.
Applying to any and all positions a recruitment firm has listed is not a good strategy, yet a very common mistake. Listed here are some of the reasons why mass applying can do more damage than good.
Get your Resume Chosen! Do the Recruiters work for them.
Often submitting your resume online can be like submitting your resume into a black hole. HR has to review hundreds of resumes for each opening. Therefore, if you want to make the shortlist, you need to standout and, by standout we don’t mean fancy fonts or bright colors.
You’ve gotten over the first hurdle and made it to the interview stage, congratulations! Now, your goal is to not only stand out from the other candidates who will also be interviewed but also to leave a positive and lasting impression on the interviewer.
Here are some common interview faux-pas: