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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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Workplace

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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Talent Acquisition

Beware of Recruitment Cowboys!

The best people in your industry would never work with bad recruiters – so why should you? There are very low barriers to entry in the world of recruitment; there is no training or license required. Anyone with a telephone and a computer can call themselves a recruiter. This allows for a great deal of…

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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…