At a quick glance at a resume, hiring managers can easily be too quick to judge to determine if the candidate deserves an interview.
In this TED Talk video below, HR Manager Regina Hartley shares with us why highly motivated ‘scrappers’ are the kind of candidates hiring managers should be looking out for. Scrappers have experienced hardships and overcome adversity which has shaped them to be highly motivated, productive and successful.
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Does it have to be just one thing? Can we give ourselves permission to change career paths multiple times? Sit back and enjoy this TED Talk by career coach Emilie Wapnick, who, herself has tried multiple careers.
“It is rarely a waste of time to pursue something you’re drawn to,even if you end up quitting.You might apply that knowledge in a different field entirely,in a way that you couldn’t have anticipated.” ~ Emilie Wapnick
No matter how much we want to avoid them, meetings are inescapable and a crucial part of any business’ success. Meetings are necessary from time to time to share information, develop ideas, determining team goals etc.
But do we really need to attend every meeting that a colleague invites us to? Determine which ones are worth your time. Learn how from this amusing TED Talk from David Grady.
In this TED Talk below, the late Scott Dinsmore, founder of Live Your Legend shares the points about our own lives that we have complete control over to find our true path. We all have unique strengths, values, experiences. It is up to us to find the definition of success and what it means to us. Scott encourages us to surround ourselves with people that inspire us. We hope you find the video below inspirational.
We make so many decisions in life, and some of those hard choices can be a real stumbling block. There can sometimes be self doubt, second guessing and regret. Choosing one job over another can take your life on a totally different path. It is the unknown that scares us.
Check out this TED Talk by philosopher Ruth Chang on hard choices, and see where it takes you.
Why stay at the office and work when you could go to watch a movie in a theatre on a Monday afternoon?
This is a refreshing TED Talk from Ricardo Semler about the radical ideas he has championed for decades with several of his companies, bringing amazing results. He also used the same concepts to challenge the education system in Brazil.
Enjoy this TED Talk below with sound consultant, Julian Treasure.
In this engaging talk, Julian Treasure shares with us some excellent tips on how to speak so that people want to listen. We can apply so much of what he advises in our every day life. Picture yourself using these tools in a job interview, a team meeting, asking for a raise, or speaking at a conference. The sound of your voice can be a great influence. Use it wisely.
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