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6 Key Questions to Ask During Salary Negotiations

By | 2019-07-03T15:02:54+09:30 July 3rd, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

It’s exciting to receive a job offer, especially after reworking your resume, perfecting your online profiles, and sending out countless applications. You’ve finally been offered a position, so now you’re ready to accept it, right? Hold on. Before accepting that job offer and jumping into the position, you need to take some time to evaluate [...]

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Why Follow-up is Critical to Job Search Success

By | 2019-07-02T09:42:49+09:30 July 2nd, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

Looking for a new job? Thinking about starting a new career? The amount of time and effort required to move from one job to another cannot be underestimated. Applying online, networking and interviewing take time and energy, if you are doing them right. While each stage of the job search has its own unique challenges, [...]

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How to avoid overselling yourself in your resume

By | 2019-06-25T07:28:59+09:30 June 25th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

The purpose of your resume is to sell your skills, talents, and achievements to hiring managers and recruiters with the hopes of landing an interview. It highlights your best achievements and demonstrates how your skills and experience are suited for the job for which you are applying. While your resume is about you, it doesn’t [...]

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7 Ways to Improve your Communication Skills

By | 2019-06-19T08:34:40+09:30 June 19th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

In the age of AI and automation, individuals who can demonstrate soft skills on their resumes and online profiles and during interviews are more likely to continue to move into the roles they seek. Although soft skills are hard to quantify, if you can show your ability to use them to solve problems creatively, you [...]

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5 Tips to Boost your Personal and Professional Brand

By | 2019-06-12T08:16:49+09:30 June 12th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

Brand. What is a brand? How do you brand yourself? Why does brand matter? How important is it to have a personal brand? In the words of Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos, “your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.” Your brand is what makes you unique—it’s what makes you, [...]

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How to Uncover Keywords in Job Postings and Create a Winning Resume

By | 2019-06-06T11:39:58+09:30 June 6th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

Searching through all those online job ads can be time-consuming and tedious. Often after you’ve submitted your resume, you’ll receive a standard ‘We’ve received your application’, email and then nothing beyond that. Sometimes your resume makes it through to a hiring manager and sometimes it doesn’t. Usually, this is because the Applicant Tracking Software (ATS) [...]

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Preparing for a Layoff : 6 Tips for Employees

By | 2019-06-03T09:01:33+09:30 June 3rd, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

In today’s economy, there is no position that is 100 percent secure and a layoff is not easy on anyone. It’s frightening and draining on all involved—whether you are the person being laid off, the HR professional handling the details, a member of management performing the notifications, or a layoff survivor who now has the [...]

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Job search regrets and how to avoid them

By | 2019-05-28T13:23:09+09:30 May 20th, 2019|Career transition|

Have you made mistakes in your job search and wish you could have a do-over? Many people look back at their overall career and realise or wish they could have done things differently. You might be one of those people. While do-overs aren’t always possible, there are some things you can do to avoid job [...]

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How to land your dream job – start with a Professional Value Proposition

By | 2019-05-16T13:18:33+09:30 May 16th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

What do you say when an interviewer asks you to “Tell me about yourself?” How you answer this question in interviews and how you communicate your unique abilities in your resume and digital profiles may be the most important factor contributing to your ability to land the job you really want. Too many job seekers [...]

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How your Social Profile Can Help Build Your Professional Brand

By | 2019-05-08T16:29:48+09:30 May 8th, 2019|Career transition, Career Development|

When it comes to building a professional brand, individuals often overlook the many social media channels available to them. Instead of spending all your social media capital posting cute kitten videos and sharing personal opinions, consider tapping into the visibility and availability of social media to create a professional brand and optimise your personal image. If you [...]

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