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February 13, 2020

A recruiter can be your short cut into a new job. With a good understanding of industry trends – and insider knowledge of that particular employer's preferences and needs – a recruiter will be briefed to find exactly the right candidate with a specific set of skills, e...

February 6, 2020

Many professionals find performance reviews boring and unhelpful. But they can help you reflect on your past and future career. Here’s how to ensure they’re up to scratch

Performance appraisals are like a rite of passage in the world of work. As employees, we’re often i...

January 30, 2020

Although job interviews often feel like an interrogation, they're meant to be a conversation between you and a potential employer. Asking plenty of questions during a job interview can not only help you build a dialogue, but it can also help you evaluate if the job is...

January 23, 2020

A new job comes with a lot of excitement, trepidation, and change. While you're settling into your new role, it's easy to forget the reasons you got the job, and the things you need to do to make sure you keep it, grow, and move up the ladder. Here is a guide to the fi...

January 16, 2020

Somewhere along the road to getting a new job, you may be asked what your salary expectations are. Employers can either do this on the application form or during the recruitment process.

When you're faced with a blank box and "salary dependent on experience", it's tough...

January 9, 2020

You may be feeling elated because you’ve been offered a new job, or perhaps it is your first foray into full-time employment. If the salary stacks up and it’s what you want to do, shouldn’t you just skim the more detailed aspects of your employment contract and simply...

January 2, 2020

In theory, nothing could be simpler than applying for a vacancy via a job board. You can browse thousands of great opportunities from the comfort of your home. When you spot a good match, it's just a case of sending off your CV.

But with competition so fierce, employers...

December 26, 2019

Skype interviews are actually better for nervous interviewees: They mean you can sit on your hands to stop showing that you're shaking. However, it can sometimes be quite unsettling doing interviews over Skype, particularly if there's a time delay and you end up talkin...

December 19, 2019

Things will go quiet over the festive period, but you need to ensure that you use this time to your advantage. So here are a few tips to keep yourself busy for the next few weeks.

1. Talk, talk, talk

Career experts often advise talking your career options through with ot...

December 12, 2019

Before Christmas, people start thinking less about their career and more about the holiday celebrations, shopping and family time. Although recruitment activity traditionally dampens down until January, the festive season is an important time for your working life, wit...

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