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How to Find Your Next Job on Twitter

The free social media and micro blogging service that we know as Twitter has quickly become a fantastic channel for your personal branding. It complements your online presence on other platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn. Some argue that Twitter has become a pivotal tool for connecting job seekers with recruiters, as it is very direct,…

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Timebound

The Man That Sold Skype Tells His Story

Danish entrepreneur Morten Lund made millions when he and a few other early investors exited Skype and sold up to eBay to the tune of $2.6 billion. He was forced to declare personal bankruptcy in early 2009, after a newspaper venture turned sour.  

Morten doesn’t let this get him down and although he lost all his money, he still has what matters to him. Start watching from about 2.30, I hope he will inspire you like he has me.

How would you deal with losing a fortune?   

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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 what…

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Why You Should Never JUST Work for Money

Why do you do what you do for a living? If you say that you love what you do, you are lucky. Only a small minority can actually claim to be happy doing what they do. Most people will say they do their job for the money. They would ideally want to do something different…

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Five 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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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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Talent Acquisition Timebound

Just How Much Do Agency Recruiters Earn?!

Ever asked yourself why so many young and talented men and women end up in agency recruiting? What attracts them to the long hours and chasing people for a living? Having somebody find you a position, coach you through an application process and negotiate an offer seems like a great service. Especially since you get it…