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Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News
The Admiral shares valuable insights from the inside-track by regularly posting articles containing tips, leads and current trends for both Employers and Job Seekers.
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Do you have the right stuff?

Do you have the right stuff? | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it

Courtesy of Time Life Books

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" I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people.

" I suppose that leadership at one time meant muscle; but today it means getting along with people. | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
by: Indira Gandhi
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Quote for the Day!

Quote for the Day! | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
" Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.– Winston Churchill
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Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
" It's fool's gold if you are winning games and are not playing the right way.– Antonio Davis
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10 Ways You're Killing Your Credibility

10 Ways You're Killing Your Credibility | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Credibility is everything in the business world. It's hard to build but easy to destroy. And your success depends on it.
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Ignore these at your peril...

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12 Ways for Brands to Engage on Social Media (And Actually Get Noticed)

12 Ways for Brands to Engage on Social Media (And Actually Get Noticed) | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Engagement is the name of the game when it comes to social media. We all want fans who care and share. But if you want them to share, you must give
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All about being social...

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How to Create a Captivating Presentation [12 Steps]

How to Create a Captivating Presentation [12 Steps] | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Presentations are a powerful medium that can quickly disseminate information and help teach people new ideas. Unfortunately not every slide deck is effective at reaching this goal.
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You will stand out from the crowd with these great tips...

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5 Ways to Screw Up Employee Incentives

5 Ways to Screw Up Employee Incentives | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Here are the most common ways that carrot you're dangling can backfire.
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Ignore these as Employers at your own peril...

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8 Things to ALWAYS Say in an Interview

8 Things to ALWAYS Say in an Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Whether you are applying for a job as an engineer or an office clerk, these things hardly change. If you remember to touch on these points, you’ll be better off in all of your job interviews.
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Really makes a difference...

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How to Tell if a Company Culture Will be a Bad Fit

How to Tell if a Company Culture Will be a Bad Fit | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
The smoke signals to look for when determining the right workplace for you.
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Ideal culture fit makes for a perfect marriage between employer and employee.

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5 Ways to Look Confident in an Interview (Even When You’re Freaking Out)

5 Ways to Look Confident in an Interview (Even When You’re Freaking Out) | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
After the long, exhausting journey of searching for and applying to new jobs, you’ve just been rewarded with a golden ticket—an interview.

But after a brief moment of celebration, the panic set...
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Just remember they bleed just like you...

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Why Qualified Candidates Don’t Get Hired

Why Qualified Candidates Don’t Get Hired | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
But what about the qualified candidates who got to the interview stage, why are they not getting hired?
Ken's insight:

As they say, you will always buy from a friend if all other things are equal...

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The Problem With Squeezing Employees Too Hard

The Problem With Squeezing Employees Too Hard | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Pressuring your team to do more with less can lead to unethical behavior, warns a new survey.
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Happens when you least expect it...

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Quote to Remember!

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"Success is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well" - Jim Rohn

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So does this mean that doing extraordinary things ordinarily is considered a failure?

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Quote that Rings True!

Quote that Rings True! | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
" Just because something is easy to measure doesn't mean it's important.– Seth Godin
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Reminds me of times when an insane level of reporting is done in a business for no real benefit.

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Thought for the Day!

Thought for the Day! | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it

" You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else." – Albert Einstein

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Brain Teaser - Genius Hunter

Brain Teaser - Genius Hunter | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
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Image courtesy of 'Assess Your True Potential' - Mindpower Series - Time Life Books.


The first Brain Teaser I shared struck lots of interest with differing answers, keen to see how many variants are found this time?

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How to Tell if a Company Culture Will be a Bad Fit

How to Tell if a Company Culture Will be a Bad Fit | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
The smoke signals to look for when determining the right workplace for you.
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Just part of the process in identifying the right corporate culture fit...

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10 Interviewing Tips to Get You the Job

10 Interviewing Tips to Get You the Job | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Go into every interview with the end-goal of receiving a job offer.  Make it your decision as to whether you want to work for the company rather than letting
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Follow these and put yourself in the lead...

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What's Wrong with Job Interviews, and How to Fix Them

What's Wrong with Job Interviews, and How to Fix Them | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
I needed to hire a new salesperson, and one resume stood out like a sore thumb. The applicant, Ari, was a math major and built robots in his spare time—clearly not the right skill set for sales
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Long article containing true gems of info...

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How (Not) to Quickly Wreck Your Job Interview

How (Not) to Quickly Wreck Your Job Interview | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
You send out hundreds of resumes to hundreds of companies, hoping that you make the first pass and...
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Simple, yet effective...

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7 Ways to Make Presentations More Convincing

7 Ways to Make Presentations More Convincing | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Presentations are more persuasive when they touch both mind and heart at multiple levels.
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Really make a difference...

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The 13 Dumbest Job Interview Mistakes

The 13 Dumbest Job Interview Mistakes | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Searching for a job is a full-time job in itself. The research, the resume writing, the applications, the follow-up... just to get a job interview. All that wor...
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Hands up those who admit to any of these - suddenly you can't even hear a pin drop...

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How to Answer the Top 35 Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Answer the Top 35 Interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC] | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
This infographic (from Sample Questionaire) lists the top 35 most asked interview questions, and how to answer them! How many of these have you been asked? Let
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Nail these and you are streets ahead...

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Are You Making These 3 Resume Killing Mistakes?

Are You Making These 3 Resume Killing Mistakes? | Admirals Watch™ - Insightful and Engaging News | Scoop.it
Have you overlooked common mistakes on your resume? I review resumes daily, and I find the same three blunders repeated by countless job seekers. Review these t...
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Simple yet effective...

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