An interesting article I read today about taking a recruiter’s call even when, (especially when!) you are happy in your job. Certainly helps to keep your options open at all times and the perfect career opportunity could be just around the corner. The upside of looking at a job opportunity when you are quite happy where you are, means you hold all the aces for a change.
Whilst most of us are enjoying the Olympics, another article in Forbes tells us why people who have participated at an elite level in any sport will make great employees.
“Current research indicates that individuals who have competed in elite level athletics, i.e., collegiate, international, or professional level competition possess higher levels of emotional intelligence than their non-athlete counterparts,” says Richard Mendelson, I.O. psychologist and founder of Dynamic IO Consultants.
You may not interview many Olympians but worth asking the question at interview to find out how focussed and determined an applicant can be.
And finally, an excellent article in The Guardian about adapting to the changing job market – certainly food for thought as it effects most of us. What are your thoughts on how we can adapt?