How not to network with a recruiter

Every several days or so, I get a short email or LinkedIn message from someone I am typically connected to on LinkedIn saying something along the lines of: “I’m looking for [this type of role]. Do you have anything for me?” and a CV/resume is attached. I wouldn’t mind so much if the person knew […]

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How to network when you’re not looking for a job

I often get asked what to do regarding networking when you’re working and you’re not looking for a job? A lot of people neglect their network when they start a new job and then it becomes harder to reach out to people you might not have spoken to in a while. I am not a […]

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7 questions you must ask your Hiring Manager before accepting the job offer

You have finally landed a job offer letter after having interviews with numerous companies. Everything feels great and you are ecstatic. Why would you not be? After all, the tiresome process of applying for jobs and running around for interviews is behind you. Congratulations! This calls for a celebration! Given how difficult landing a decent job […]

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How To Build Strong Communication Skills

Being able to effectively communicate with others is one of the most important skills you will ever learn. Not only is it beneficial for social interactions in your personal life, but it’s also a skill that your professional life requires. Employers from all industries will be looking for employees with strong communication skills. They will […]

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5 warning signs to be aware of before accepting a job

It’s rather exciting to start a new job. It’s a chance to start over and have a new beginning. In order to get the best out of your experience and stay motivated, you need to be sure that you are making the right choice. You can never tell a lot about a company just from […]

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New Job? New Questions! What Should You Be Asking Your Employer?

Getting into a new job is always an exciting time. It gives you so much to think about, and you have to start fitting in with new people. The last thing on most people’s minds is boring administration. But, you have to be aware of certain things. And, employers will often try and get away […]

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Factoring In The Basics: Skills To Get Employed In A Manufacturing Firm

Working in a factory operation isn’t always considered to be the most glamorous of jobs. But there is significant scope for progression when you look at the overall structure. So what are the things you need to actually start working in a factory? When it comes to entry requirements, you may not need any specific […]

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How to ask for a promotion at work

You’ve got your eye on a promotion. Maybe it’s the next job in your career path, or maybe it’s in another part of the company. Now what? A CEO tells me what managers are looking for A few years ago, I had a chance opportunity to talk with the CEO of a large public utility […]

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Confidence: The Most Important Skill You NEED To Learn

You might be looking at the title of this article and thinking, “confidence is a trait, not a skill”. While confidence certainly comes much easier to some people than others, everyone can develop it in some form. When it comes to the career ladder, confidence is a necessity. There are no two ways about it; […]

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7 Interview Follow-up mistakes that may cost you that dream job

You have given a lot of interviews lately and feel that you aced some of them as well. You are super confident that an offer letter would be rolled out to you anytime now. You just simply relax and wait for the Hiring Manager to contact you. But this might not be a very intelligent […]

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