Today, your performance review is based on things like sales numbers or percentage of goals met, set by the manager. Tomorrow, though, it could be based on something that until now has remained ephemeral: organizational and social influence. How strongly your voice is heard and responded with-in and out of organization has relevance in your perfromance and is direclty a part of an organization’s brand! Salesforce.com’s Chatter, an organizational collaboration platform, released a new feature this spring called Influencer. It purports to measure how influential you are within your company, by tabulating, for example, how your fellow workers respond to the items you post to your corporate social network. Senior management can look up who the most influential people are in various departments and bring them in for a briefing ahead
You believe you nailed the interview; your answers were just as you rehearsed: honest and concise. You went home feeling pretty good about this one. But something goes wrong. You don’t get a call back. There is no offer. Though, I recommend being honest and to the point; certain answers are not only turn offs and may also display negaive attitude. lets see some of the answers I have heard, and also learn to reframe those. “I just need someone to give me a chance.” “I am eager to start this assignment; how do I stack up to other candidates you’ve interviewed?” __ “I’m tired of working where my boss is a jerk.” “I’m focusing on opportunities where I can build a mutually beneficial mentor-based relationship.” __
We have had a guest post by Danny Wong on How to land that Marketing Job. This time we have another tip for having a marketing job that you desire. Recent advances in cyberspace have facilitated the growth of marketing jobs vacancies like never before. Trying to find a job in any industry can seem like a daunting proposition, one that requires varying degrees of skill, luck and networking ability. Marketing is an area in which your ability to connect – to self-promote and promulgate, to make yourself a veritable billboard – is especially desirable. Forget a resumé; your work history can now be contained within a barcode, along with a photograph and links to your Twitter and LinkedIn profiles. Known as QR (Quick Response)
For all those graduating from college this year or looking for a job change, here is some good news. According to a survey by the recruitment agency Ma Foi Randstad, about 1.6 million jobs will be created in 2011 in the organised sector. The results of the latest Ma Foi Randstad Employment Trends Survey (MEtS), the largest study on Indian employment trends and opportunities, was made public on Thursday. About one million jobs will be created in the organised sector for a second consecutive year, said E Balaji, managing director and CEO of Ma Foi Randstad. I am not surprised to see Healthcare on top with maximum number of vacancies. Pharma and Hospitality also growing and are expected to move up in the coming decade.