Monthly Archives: October 2009

FREE Selection Criteria Answers and Examples – Academic Program Officer

Last year I addressed selection criteria for a client who applied for an administrative type role in a university based in Melbourne. She was subsequently interviewed, offered the role and accepted it. The selection criteria component of the application involved addressing seven questions. Following are excerpts from three of the questions addressed: 1. Completion of a degree with subsequent relevant work experience, or an equivalent [...]

Improving Your Interpersonal Skills

Solid interpersonal skills are essential in the workplace. If you cannot connect with the people around you, your professional life will suffer. Interpersonal skills include empathy, listening, mediating, negotiating and persuading. Here are some helpful tips for improving your interpersonal skills: 1. Smile often and maintain a positive cheerful attitude; be friendly and upbeat. 2. Appreciate and pay attention to others by praising people around [...]