Navigating Major Life Transitions

Originally published at   It feels like the world has changed so much in the last ten years, let alone the last 3,000, when Heraclitus uttered the first iteration of, “change is the only constant in life.” Many changes can feel daunting, scary or overwhelming — like preparing for first-time motherhood while writing a curriculum […]

Dealing with an Overwhelming Workload

 When the work starts piling up it’s always tempting to give up and take a nap instead. Sometimes when there are way too many tasks demanding your attention, it looks far more appealing to forget about all of them and take a break from it all. But attractive as it may sound, this procrastination isn’t […]

How to Balance Your Personal and Professional Self

Here are our top tips to secure your dream job in 2019: During the interview stage, people often ask us how to strike the right balance between standing out from the crowd and putting their best professional profile forward.
When an opportunity comes along, showing your personality is certainly a top priority to every hiring manager. […]

Resilience in the Workplace

Workplaces can bring many challenges. Excessive workload, lack of autonomy, organizational restructuring and performance scrutiny to name a few. That is just the nature of work – challenges are everywhere. Everybody has got “something going on”, regardless of who they are, what they do, how much they earn etc. Having the right attitude, however, is […]

Top Tips for a Telephone Interview

  You applied for that job. Great. Now you have been invited to participate in a telephone interview. This is often the first step of the interview process. It gives employers the opportunity to gauge whether you would be a suitable fit for the role before moving forward any further. Here are some of our […]

The Must-Read Guide to Resigning from Your Job

  Resigning from a current employer can be the toughest part of the process when starting a new role. Is there a right way to resign? Not necessarily, but we do have some advice to help ensure it runs as smoothly as possible: Understand your company’s policies on resignation Check in your current contract with […]

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

  Here are our top tips on how to make yourself more marketable.   Build your brand on LinkedIn and mirror it across your resume. Base your brand on positions that you want and types of companies you are interested in. Make it specific and targeted. Do your research. Look up LinkedIn users who have similar jobs to the one you […]

Preparing For Jobs of the Future

  The world of work is changing but this doesn’t need to be a daunting prospect. There are a number of soft skills that you can focus on in order to safeguard your future as an employee.   Complex problem solving The ability to see relationships between industries and come up with creative solutions to […]

Make Your Performance Review Work for You

  There’s no need to dread your annual review. Below are some tips to help you maximize your annual review. Familiarize yourself with the process Understand that employers use these reviews as a way to evaluate how you are working. They want to be able to provide you with feedback, communicate expectations and open a […]

Land your Dream Job in 2019

Here are our top tips to secure your dream job in 2019: Attention to detail is key The first thing a recruiter and hiring manager looks at is your resume. This is formative in making their first impression of you. There should be absolutely no spelling mistakes or grammatical errors. Always get someone to proofread […]