How To Tell if You’re a Good Cultural Fit
Are you a good cultural fit for the company you’re interviewing with? And is the company a good cultural fit for you? Career and executive coach Nick Parham helps you understand if the job you’re considering is right for you. This is a recording from a KGO radio interview with Nick that was broadcast April 28, 2014. Among Nick’s tips:
* Decide on your most important values, such as team work and your passions.
* Write your passions down.
* Think about your previous jobs where you were a good cultural fit.
* Research the company you’re considering. Look at the values in their mission statement. Follow them on Twitter.
* Read market analyst reports on companies and their competitors.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Beauty Bias in the Workplace
Although the year is 2014 and we have seen many advancements in the professional world, beauty bias in the workplace does still exist. High performance, honesty, integrity, authenticity, and collaboration are still top priorities that companies value in an individual, though in many cases, the way you appear can affect the way you are viewed as an employee. Listen to this KGO 810 AM radio interview for Nick Parham’s take on beauty bias in the workplace, to hear his advice on “dressing for success” and more.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Politics in the Workplace
With the current controversy in the media surrounding the forced step-down of Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich due to his political engagement, many are left questioning the role of personal beliefs and politics in the workplace. In this KGO 810 AM radio, Career Coach Nick Parham discusses how important it is to most companies that their employees, and especially their leaders, act as a representation of the company brand, values and policies at all times. Listen for Parham’s insight on the best practices of politics in the workplace, and how such practices can play into your role as a company leader.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Dealing With Time Gaps On Your Resume
Are time gaps on your resume deterring you from being active on the job search? Don’t let them. In this KGO 810 AM radio interview, Career Coach Nick Parham offers tips on how to explain the time gaps on your resume effectively and to your advantage when re-entering the job market. Listen for advice on how to proactively fill your time when in between jobs and what not to say when it comes to explaining your time off in the interview process.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Coping with Layoff Part II
In part II of this KGO 810 AM radio interview about coping with layoff, Career coach Nick Parham offers advice on processing the layoff and moving forward. It is important to stay positive, balanced and to have a sense of humor to ready yourself for applying and interviewing for new positions. Listen for more tips on how to stay positive, becoming enriched, and using your layoff to better your career.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Age Discrimination in the Workplace
Many professionals aged fifty and older fall subject to age discrimination in their careers. When dealing with age discrimination, Parham suggests thinking outside of the box and reconnecting with what you are passionate about. Listen to this KGO 810 AM radio interview for tips on coping with age discrimination and how to use it to better your career.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Coping with Layoff Part I
Career Coach Nick Parham offers guidance in coping with layoff in this KGO 810 AM radio interview. After a layoff or firing from your job, it is in your best interest to let yourself mourn your loss but also keep in the company of positive people and surroundings. It is also extremely important to take care of yourself emotionally and physically. Listen for more advice in coping to better prepare yourself for bouncing back and entering the job search with strength.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Resume Screening for Online Applications
When job openings are posted online, companies often face an influx of hundreds to thousands of applications. To help them in the hiring process, companies have started using resume screening software. Career Coach Nick Parham offers tips on how to customize your resume and cover letter to get through the software filter system and on to the next step in the interview process in this KGO 810 AM radio interview.
Career Coach Nick Parham – How to Tell If You’re Stuck In Your Career
In this KGO 810 AM radio interview, Career Coach Nick Parham helps you identify indicators of feeling stuck in your career. Are you excited to go to work in the morning? Once you’re at work, are you feeling engaged and motivated? If you answered “no” to any of those questions, you might be complacent with your career. This radio interview offers guidance on recognizing such feelings and how to proceed with steps to grow your career and overall satisfaction.
Career Coach Nick Parham – Links In Your Resume
In this KGO 810 AM radio interview, career coach Nick Parham answers the question: should you put links in your resume? To give you a hint, the answer is yes. One tip: make sure that the links are a reflection of what you have done for your career. Listen for more tips regarding what, where, and how to use links in your resume.