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People You Should Avoid At Your Workplace

 

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Every work place has its fair share of employees that may come from different backgrounds, cultures, or even have different perceptions. Considering how you spend most of your day at work, your co-workers with can either make the work environment amiable, or on the contrary – quite toxic. If you are working in a diverse office, it’s only natural to encounter co-workers with characteristics that conflict your own. Dealing with such people can take a toll not only on your well-being but on your work productivity as well.

Here’s a list of personalities that Akhtaboot believes you should avoid at work:

THE ATTENTION SEEKER

The attention seeker strives after full recognition and praise in the office.... Read More ...

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Good Career Traits that Can Turn Ugly

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Today’s recruiters take personal characteristics more seriously than ever as skills and experience are no longer enough. Companies are always on the look for people with the right personalities. While hard skills can be easily measured, personality is much more difficult to identify. Directly or indirectly, the personal traits of your employees can have a major impact on the efficiency and productivity of your company. While some of those traits might seem to be great, they can turn ugly on the long run. While diversity in hiring is important to building a great team, there are some personal characteristics that can seem to be great on paper when in fact; they can have a negative effect on your team’s productivity.... Read More ...

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Lost Interest in your Job?

26-8-2015

Here’s what to do to reignite the Spark

It’s so easy to get stuck in your daily routine to the point that you start losing interest in your job. If you’ve been dreading going to the office for quite some time that it started affecting your personal life in a negative way, then maybe it’s time you took control of the situation. We all go through phases of boredom at work. During those times, you might lose perspective on why you’re doing what you do and you may feel like you are trapped in a meaningless, never-ending job. The good news is that, in most cases, this is a temporary feeling.... Read More ...

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Starting a New Job? Here’s What Not to Do

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Your first day on any new job is always tough, and trying to fit into an unfamiliar culture can be overwhelming.  Most of your first days will be spent observing the dynamics and the unspoken rules of the office. You might feel like you have to prove yourself worthy of the job, that’s why you need to get things right or you can risk making a bad first impression. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the most common rookie mistakes you need avoid when starting a new position.

Being Too Critical

If you’re a critical person by nature, you must try to control your urge to criticize before it ruins your prospects at the new job.... Read More ...

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Boosting your Confidence at Work

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Self-confidence plays a crucial role in many aspects of our lives. The lack of it can obviously stand in the way of your career success. If you usually come across as nervous, hesitant, and overly apologetic, chances are you’ll miss out on so many opportunities at work. On the other hand, if you have the ability to convey your thoughts and opinions in a persuasive way, you will pave your own way to success. The good news is that you can boost your confidence and build on it. Akhtaboot provides you with some confidence-boosting tips to help strengthen your personal brand and boost your morale at work.... Read More ...

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مُقابلة: مقوّمات النجاح مع سعادة السيد كريم قعوار

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التقت أخطبوط الشبكة الوظيفية مع السيد كريم قعوار، السفير الأردني السابق في الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية والمكسيك، ورئيس مجلس إدارة مجموعة قعوار للتحدث عن رأيه في سوق العمل الأردني وكيف ساهم منصبه كسفير في تشكيل رؤيته لتطوير الاقتصاد الأردني. ‎

أخبرنا قليلاً عن يومك المعتاد؟

أحِبُ الاستيقاظ باكراً، وأبدأ يومي بفطور صحّي. كوني أدير عدّة أعمال، فإنّ يومي المعتاد يتضمّن الكثير من الاجتماعات. أجتمع بكل رئيس تنفيذي وفريقه على حدىً لأطّلع منهم على آخر المعلومات حول أحدث التطوّرات وأزودهم بما يحتاجونه من الدعم،.فهم في نهاية المطاف من يسيِّرون الأعمال.

هل تتذكّر أوّل وظيفة شغلتها؟ ما كان منصبك؟

أسّست شركتي الأولى في العشرين من عمري حيث شغلت منصب الرئيس التنفيذي لشركة ’أيدِيَل دايمنشنز‘ – أوّل شركة توزيِع لمنتجات ’آبل‘ في الأردن.... Read More ...

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Creating the Best Workplace

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When describing the perfect company often look at external factors such as the size of the company, the job description and the compensation package. But we underestimate the importance of evaluating the actual workplace. Instead we should assess the company based on how it nurtures individual differences and most importantly fosters amicable relationships amongst all employees. At the end of the day, the workplace becomes your second home, and that’s why it is imperative to feel that you are accepted and in harmony with the company’s dynamics. Akhtaboot highlights the different aspects that will allow an organization to create the most productive and rewarding working environment.... Read More ...

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Career Suicide Mistakes

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There’s plenty of advice out there on how to increase self-productivity, climb the corporate ladder, and succeed. But a few articles talk about the top career mistakes that you might not be aware of doing that certainly sabotages your professional career. Since finding your dream job is a lifelong journey, avoiding career mistakes is important to your career success. You should always be aware that you can easily destroy your career if you make them. Akhtaboot is here to highlight the top career suicide mistakes that can destoy your career and stand in the way of your future job prospects.

Mistake #1: Letting Your Work Speak for Itself

When it comes to building a successful career, hard work is the answer.... Read More ...

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Infographic: Evaluating the Effects of Multitasking at the Workplace

Given the highly interactive Internet era we live in, many employees are dwelling in a sea of information with too many distractions. Akhtaboot evaluates the effects of multitasking at the workplace; does it disrupt employees’ short term memory? Are employees able to resume work immediately after interruption? Does multitasking increase employees’ stress levels? Do they make more errors while multitasking? Take a look at the infographic below which provides interesting facts of multitasking at the workplace.

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