Monday, August 25, 2008

Tips for Improving Interpersonal skill

If you have trouble finding work although you have strong resume. Might be you need to step back and think about whether you need to improve your interpersonal skill.

Interpersonal skill were the most important communication skill for financial professional.

Interpersonal skills mean being able to interact with people effectively while also being able to be liked by them. If you have great interpersonal skill, it does help you differentiate yourself from the rest.

Helpful tips for improving your interpersonal skills:

Smile. Few people want to be around someone who is always down in the dumps. Do your best to be friendly and upbeat with your coworkers. Maintain a positive, cheerful attitude about work and about life. Smile often. The positive energy you radiate will draw others to you.

Pay attention to others. Observe what’s going on in other people’s lives. Acknowledge their happy milestones, and express concern and sympathy for difficult situations such as an illness or death.

Practice active listening. To actively listen is to demonstrate that you intend to hear and understand another’s point of view. Your coworkers will appreciate knowing that you really do listen to what they have to say.

Communicate clearly. Pay close attention to both what you say and how you say it. A clear and effective communicator avoids misunderstandings with coworkers, collegues, and associates. If you tend to blurt out anything that comes to mind, people won’t put much weight on your words or opinions.

Friday, August 8, 2008

THREE Cover letter secrets

Your cover letter might write well, but you still need some kind of secret thought to stand out from your competitor.

I will point out THREE secrets to add into your cover letter, which will catch your hiring manager.

  1. Create an eye-catching “Headline” written about your intention of the position they are looking for.

I would like to apply for [fill in job title here] and welcome for the interview opportunity.

  1. State your qualifications.

I am a quick learner, organized, and knowledgeable about [fill in their business type].

  1. State your enthusiasm at the end of cover letter.

I look forward to meeting you to discuss how I can contribute in your company. I fell confident I could be an asset to your company. I can be reached anytime on my cell phone: 555-123-5555.

Keep practice by using above secret keys on your cover letter and unlock an interview for the job you most desire. Good luck.