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Talent Acquisition Workplace

What is the Secret to Personal Branding?

You might have heard about personal branding, it is a much hyped concept that is all over the web at the moment. How does it affect us normal folks and what can we do to make the most of personal branding? This article will briefly explain what it is, what you should be doing and…

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Talent Acquisition Workplace

5 Ways to Set AND Achieve Your Personal Goals

This article is all about goals, why they are important, how you can set them and finally how to achieve them. First off, what is a goal? Well in this context, a goal is a personal objective. Something you want to achieve within a specific period of time. All successful people are goal-oriented. They know…

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Employer Branding Workplace

6 Simple Steps to Being Happier at Work

We spend a lot of time at work, from Monday to Friday probably more waking time in the office than with our families and loved ones. If we are to cope with this, we have to make sure we make the most out of our work time and enjoy it. 1. Positivity and smiling Positive…

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Employer Branding Workplace

How NOT to Rot in Your Job

You may have an inkling that the time has cometh for you to seek pastures new, or you might just want to make sure that you are doing the right thing by staying put. Either way, go through these points and see if they apply to you. 1. Sense of purpose Does your job require…

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Workplace

17 Clever Ways to Interview Like a Pro

Big interview coming up? Not to worry! The devil is in the detail when it comes to interviewing, make sure you are on top of all the following bits and pieces and you will nail that interview. Here we go: 1. Briefing on the job and company Have you got the full briefing of the…

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Workplace

7 Things to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

You will have done really well to have received a job offer in this day and age, pat yourself on the back and enjoy the fact that the ball is now in your court. As great as you feel right now, don’t rush in to any emotional decision. My advice is to stay level headed…

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How to Maximize Your LinkedIn Profile [9 Ways]

Most of us are on networking platforms such as LinkedIn, Xing, Ecademy, Experteer to name but a few. These networks have quickly become a directory for employers, customers, friends, foes etc to look you up. Make sure you optimize your visibility, allowing you to be next up for a promotion, pay hike or even a…

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Employer Branding Workplace

Is a Career Coach Worth the Money?

Coaching in general is an industry that has grown exponentially the last decade or so. It all started in sports, where the best athletes made use of a coach to improve their skills and to stay ahead of the competition. Coaching has spread to our everyday lives and nowadays you can be coached on anything…

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Timebound Workplace

3 Job Hunting Tactics for a Recession

If you are looking for a job in the current economy, you are certainly not in an enviable situation. You have probably found that there are fewer jobs and more applicants out there. You might have found that the wheels of recruitment are sluggish at best and ground to a halt at worst. Desperate times…