Monthly Archives: September 2015

Just Become a Supervisor? Read these 6 tips

Your coworkers, friends, and family may celebrate when you gets promoted to the next level. Moving up to the supervisory level gives not only a pay rise, but also opportunity to perform better duties. It seems that the grass is now greener at your workplace to enjoy. You now lead a team. Well-done! However, things are not as easy as your non-supervisory roles. Holding this new position is nerve racking experienced for most newly promoted supervisors. When you move to the … Read more

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Working at Bank in Cambodia. Amazing advantages

Thousands of students decide to major their degrees in finance and banking from universities ever year. Many of my friends are seeking opportunities to work in a bank. Professional experienced candidates that I interviewed tell me that working in a banking sector is strongly preferred. Of course, there are a lot more. This is the personal trend of people seeking jobs in Cambodia. Both fresh graduates and experienced people give credits to those who get employed in bank. Seriously, whatever … Read more

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How to Criticize Constructively

To criticize means to hurt others if you don’t know how to make it constructive. It results in misunderstanding and upsetting behavior. Perhaps it may break good relationship if you don’t know how to deliver the feedback message properly. That is the reason you should be careful when giving feedback to other people even a close friend. Don’t pull back your feedback, when you see people doing wrong things and you want to improve them. You probably can stop a … Read more

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The Power of Sense of Belonging

A sense of belonging is how employees feel being a part of a team, welcomed, appreciated, trusted, and fit in their workplace. Feeling a sense of belonging has tremendous impacts on organizational stability and growth because it maintains and increases employees’ performance and loyalty. Individually it creates powerful emotions and makes an open door for employees to see the meaning of work. The more sense of belonging employees feel, the more productive they are. Here are 8 positive impacts employees have … Read more

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Become Good Role Model. Supervisor Tips

A role model inspires greatness in and makes a good example for other people to follow. To become a good role model, you supervisor are required to demonstrate your behavior which is emulated by other employees. The first thing that your employees set your supervision score is through watching the way you treat people under your supervision as well as those working around you. You can make a good model when you can leads by example. That means showing standard … Read more

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7 Ways To Keep Employees Long-term

Every year the number of people who are seeking jobs increases rapidly in Cambodia job market. However, there is still challenge for many employers to hire professional employees to work for because organizations are competing with one another to headhunt best talents to join their company. With this competitive labor market, potential employees set themselves high demand of salary expectation. They are willing to move if any employers could offer them well-paid wage, which produces high turnover rate in some … Read more

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How Employers Analyze Your Resume

Do you know that employers have only twenty seconds to screen your resume? Writing an easy-to-read resume actually increases your chance to get shortlisted for further testing and/or interview opportunity. When your resume doesn’t make sense to them, they will probably discard your application. The style of resume and how long it is that you use for job application might not be a matter as long as it is informative and can talk on behalf of you to employers. However, … Read more

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How I Freed Myself from Comfort Zone

I started my first job as an English teacher at a Christian non-profit organization, providing English and computer courses to Cambodia students who cannot afford school fee at university. This opportunity came to me after I finished this course and I was also one of the outstanding students at that NGO. Of course, I did not earn much, but it was very exciting for me to join loved working environment that I have chance to contribute in educating students from … Read more

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Cover Letter Writing

What is a cover letter? To answer what a cover letter is, firstly I define the term “cover”. Cover is something used to put on or over something else in order to keep it in. A cover letter is a written document attached with your resume when you apply for a job. Like the definition of “cover”, as rule it is on the top of your resume. Usually, I recommend a cover letter be one page long. However, some people prefer to … Read more

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Resume Writing

You may find a lot of websites giving advice on resume and cover letter writing on the internet. Or just one click, you can download a sample and make changes for your own use, right? However, most of those articles are broad and general, which might be less applicable in Cambodia’s current situation. That’s the reason I write this article specifically for Cambodian or job seekers who are looking for job in the country. Before I share resume tips, I … Read more

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