One of the biggest mistakes that is made socially can be misreading the difference between leisure and pleasure. Any function related to work is not leisure, however it can be pleasure. Observing these customs and behaviours will ensure your work social events are a source of pleasure for all involved.
Work dinners are tricky to navigate. The first consideration is who will be there and what is the purpose of the dinner. This will guide you as to the dress code and the types of conversations to prepare for, so you are seen and heard for all the right reasons.
Do you marvel at those people who just always have something to say that’s insightful and precise and makes you feel really understood and heard? This is the art of small talk. With practice, you too can master the art.
In all applications, you are selling yourself to the influencers and the decision-makers. And yourself specifically means your skills, abilities and attitude. Your qualifications and experience are easily communicated. Communicating your unique strengths, skills and abilities is the essence of making it on to the short-list.
Feeling like an impostor? Three sure-fire signs that you are on the right career path to the C-Suite, the boardroom and beyond.
Following the AICD's year of powerful stories and insights from inspiring female company directors; there is no better time to put pen to paper and use these 5 steps to plan an efficacious, lucrative and personally satisfying transition to a career as a non executive director.
For female executives and professionals, pursuing a career as a professional non executive director can be a professionally and personally rewarding career choice. However, those planning to transition from an executive to non executive career need to review their career strategy and put in place the appropriate plans well in advance.
Remembering and then appreciating life’s milestones is a fundamental sign of respect towards those we interact with throughout our business life. Here are some tips on the best ways to acknowledge births, deaths and marriages.
How do you introduce people in a business context? Whether it is at the Christmas party, a pitch for new business or an industry networking event, there are protocols that apply to making introductions.
For senior executive women, the first part of their career is largely determined by the natural forces in the workplace, the second by the choices they make. It is their second career that is critical to their long term employability, security and wellbeing.