Just as salespeople always ask for referrals to new clients, career advancers remain on the lookout for new contacts. Whenever someone mentions that they have a friend or relative in your industry, ask follow-up questions such as, “Where do they work?” and “Are they happy?” The person might respond, “Why don’t you ask them yourself? Here’s the number.” You have now uncovered a networking opportunity that can lead to job tips and other useful information.
The death of an employee needs to be communicated within the workplace promptly and with sensitivity to the emotional toll that such news has on those receiving it. Many questions arise for managers and employees about how to make these announcements....Click here to find out more.