So here comes a new year with all the hopes and aspirations that a new year brings. What are you going to do this year to further your career? Why didn’t you do it this year? You procrastinated.
1. Make your highest and best offer first. If you are really serious about hiring an outstanding employee, then nothing can be more insulting to an employee than a “low ball offer.” If your intent is to make a low offer and then raise it if the person declines, you have already created an adversarial tone. If you are serious, make a serious offer.
Oh…….do I have your attention? Yes of course, that should last for………….another 9 seconds…………..until you become distracted again. Hey…………I’m over here.
Wait a minute………… did something just move? Did you say something? I’m sorry I am organizing my 6500 songs on my ipod, at my desk, pretending to work.
Oh that’s right, I only really care about 40 of those songs. Wait, I just got an email that I have to respond to. Hang on………….Ok, I’m back.
Oh yes, back to my ipod…………I’ve been thinking that maybe it’s time to do a little bit of work. Hang on, I have to reply to a text ……………..gosh, I am the worst typer………….hang on……………ok, I’m back.
I swear, something just moved. Anyways, I need to get back to my work but I am hungry. I think I will rifle through my desk to see if I have any left over snacks from last week.
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