Here’s a depressing statistic: According to Leadership IQ, a top-rated provider of research and leadership training, nearly half of new employees (46 percent) fail within the first 18 months of employment. And it’s not for lack of skill. In fact, 89 percent of the group were qualified to do their jobs – it was their bad attitudes that failed to impress the boss.
According to many career experts, the job market has entered a new era, where getting the job done just isn’t good enough and many of the most valuable skills won’t be found on your resume. This leaves career girls with a choice: you can either swallow your career aspirations with a pint of Häagen-Dazs, or stop waiting for someone to tell you what matters and take matters into your own hands. If you’ve opted for the dairy-free alternative, check out some of the qualities that will help you climb the corporate ladder – and ace that interview in the first place in my latest article on GoldenGirlFinance.ca: http://bit.ly/xcAvlr