Our top 5 personal development & lifehack articles for April
Published 13 April 2015
We offer you our selection of our favourite lifehacks and personal development articles from around the web. This month recovering from a bad interview and getting the job, a helpful approach to organising your life, be more creative, thinking on your feet and the best time to look for job listings.
Sometimes when you land a job interview, you end up talking with someone who might not be the best interviewer. Whether you get a taciturn interviewer or an inexperienced manager who focuses on the wrong things, knowing how to handle the rogue person on the other side of the table can be essential to landing the job. Read more
If you are reading this, it means there’s too much going on in your life, whether it’s stuff, people, commitments or general confusion. I don’t think anyone can give a magic overnight solution to getting organized and continue being organized. But there are some little things you can do that can make a big positive impact on your day and life in general. Read more
Getting stuck in a creative rut is surprisingly easy to do. Because as much as we wish it was, creativity isn't just something you can switch on. You have to nurture it, like a tiny baby kitten. This handy infographic we spotted on Pinterest (we're pretty into Pinterest, FYI) is packed with awesome tips to help you stay creative. Read more
Questions. Sometimes they’re as innocuous as “What’s up?” and other times they get our hearts pumping and our mouths stuttering. Knowing how to improvise is important, and part of improvisation is being able to think on your feet. It’s a skill that includes the ability to give impromptu remarks, as well as to answer unexpected and difficult questions. Read more
When you’re looking for a job, catching a new job posting as soon as it goes up is only to your benefit. There are a couple of days and time periods you should be ready for.If you can get your application in for a job early enough, you might have a greater chance of getting noticed and making the first wave of interviews. Miss that first wave, and landing the gig can be a lot tougher. Read more