How to Prove You Deserve a Promotion This Year

Here are some tips to help you prove to your boss that you deserve a promotion: Communicate It’s important to have an open communication channel with your employer. If you’ve previously asked for a promotion and have been declined because “you’re not ready yet,” ask your boss why they think you’re not ready and what […]

Regain Career Momentum

Every job has its ups and downs, moments where you are getting everything right and then a period where nothing goes the way you had planned. Here are some tools to help you get out of your performance rut and regain your career momentum: Reassess where you are in terms of your goals Take some […]

Managing an Overwhelming Workload

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 sustainable. Here are our top tips to help you tackle the workload: Divide and conquer Divide bigger […]

How to Balance Your Personal and Professional Self

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. 
Here are some tips to help you balance professionalism with personality during the […]

Resilience in the Workplace

Workplaces bring many challenges – excessive workload, lack of autonomy, organizational restructuring and performance scrutiny, just to name a few. Building resilience in the workplace enables us to respond to the challenges that are just the nature of work. Having the right attitude is a great help. Family, friends and a great support network is […]

Tips for a Phone Interview

You applied for that job. Great. Now you have been invited to participate in a phone 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 top […]

Resigning from Your Job: Our Must-Read Guide

Resigning from your job 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 regards to […]

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 want for […]

Soft Skills for your Career

The world of work is changing but this doesn’t need to be a daunting prospect. Soft skills are a combination of social, emotional, and cognitive skills that enable you work collaboratively with team members. Here are a number of soft skills that you can focus on cultivating now to set you apart for your career: […]

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 dialogue […]