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Career change | 3 ways to be confident in your search
Making a career change can be daunting, but it's something that many people consider at various stages of their career journey. You may have recognised that the path you’ve chosen is not the one for you, but it's important to remember that you're not alone in this....
Networking: Why It’s So Important for Job Hunting
Network, network, network! If you want to get hired by the best companies out there, you’ll need to develop your employability skills. These are the tools and techniques you need to effectively market yourself to potential employers to get an interview. Networking is...
Why is your professional brand important when job searching?
You might be wondering, what is my professional brand? It’s the impression that people form of you based on what they know about you through your CVs, cover letters, social media profiles, and other materials you use to communicate with them professionally. While...
What are soft skills and why are they important?
When job searching, we can often overlook the importance of soft skills and focus more on the hard skills we have. However, soft skills are just as, if not more, important than hard skills - they make us employable. Today, we’re going to be talking about soft skills....
Work, Meet Life; Now Balance
By Saida Welcome back! We’ve got another segment of job hacks to share with you all. Over the years, I have found it to be hard to find the fine line of balance between work and life – and the older and more independent I become, I find myself scrambling...
How to Get Back up When Life Knocks You Down?
By Bemi How do you get back up when life knocks you down? Look, I get it you have just come out of university, and you worked so hard for that degree, now you are waiting for that big break - your foot in the door, your passport to the future. So you...
5 Questions to Ask in Your Interview
By Saida Mahamed Picture this, you’re being interviewed for your dream job and it’s going well. The interviewer then turns to you and asks, “have you got any questions for me?”. We’ve all been there – wondering what exactly the right answer to this...
Virtual Networking: It’s Not as Difficult as You Think
94% of employers use social media platforms such as LinkedIn to vet their candidates. Who’s to say they’re not doing the same across all the other platforms or even conducting a simple Google search. Your online presence can influence your career prospects both...
4 Employability Skills
By Saida Mahamed What are employability skills? They are a set of attributes that clues employers in to how 'employable' you are. These skills are also crucial in helping to maintain your career, helping you to further develop professionally. Here are 4...
Six Top Tips to Virtual Interviews
By Saida Mahamed Virtual Interviews are a great tool that more and more employers are utilising today. They can be used to conducted the entire interview or can sometimes act as a first-stage screening. Whatever your reasons you may be looking for ways to...
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The M Word
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Staying motivated during your job search -Part 2
By Sarah Khaireddine
My top five tips for interview success!
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How to choose a career that’s right for you
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