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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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Workplace

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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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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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…

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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, GitHub, ZoomInfo 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…