When is the Best Time to Look for a Job?

At Seltek, we certainly notice times of the year when the job market is more lively than others. Christmas and the summer vacation are obviously slow times, the new year and the start of the ‘academic’ year (when presumably people return from several weeks sitting on a beach somewhere, wondering about their future) are periods […]

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How to Make Up Your Mind to Succeed!

Mind-set is the key to finding success… Well-intentioned parents have unwittingly left their kids defenseless against failure. The current generation of millennials (born between 1980 and 2001) grew up playing sports where scores and performance were downplayed because “everyone’s a winner.” And their report cards had more positive spin than an AIG press release. As […]

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Email Mistakes At Work: How to Survive Them!

Several years ago, CNN reported the story of Jamie Diamond, an employee at a public relations firm, who emailed his boss about how to deal with a client. His boss wrote back about the clients’ incompetence and how they hindered the team’s ability to get anything done. But, oops — the clients received the email […]

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How to Negotiate Effectively (Know Your BATNA!)!

  Success in winning a good job offer for yourself in the final stages of your job-hunting, will often depend on your negotiating skills! Steps for getting what you want at the negotiating table. There is no shortage of expert opinion on how to negotiate, as a quick scan of any bookstore’s shelves will reveal. Some […]

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