How to succeed in a group interview

How to succeed in a group interview

If you’re on the hunt for a job, it’s likely you’ll be invited to a group interview at some point. They are very popular with organisations, especially when they are trying to fill more than one position. Standing out ...

Office cliques and how to deal with them

Everybody thinks when they leave high school, they’ll leave behind the cliques which are part of school life. But unfortunately, this isn’t always the case – because cliques also exist in the working world. But, just as at school, ...

5 signs you’re good at making decisions

5 signs you’re good at making decisions

Making decisions is something we do daily. What to have for breakfast? Should I take the train to work or drive? Should I go to the gym? What’s for tea? We do this all day long, and mostly without even thinking about it. Of course, ...

Job hunting: How many jobs should you apply for?

Job hunting: How many jobs should you apply for?

The saying goes ‘The more the merrier’. But is this true if you are job hunting? Or should you limit yourself to the jobs you really want – and hope you get one. If you have your heart and soul set on a specific job, or a particular ...

Ways to work and travel

Easy ways to work and travel

Bored at work? Feeling a bit fed up of the dull weather? Feet getting a bit itchy? Do you really want to go travelling but don’t think you can afford it? Well read on! Travelling is a dream many people put off because of financial ...

Leader

Top tips to becoming a great leader

Is there such thing as a perfect leader? Certainly, there are good leaders – they are usually well balanced people who demonstrate appropriate, mindful behavior. Being a great leader is hard work – perhaps a balancing act in getting ...

Important lessons you learn in your first job

First job – important lessons you’ll learn

In many way, your first job will be the most important job you’ll have. It’s first real insight you have into the working world, and provides you with invaluable experiences which will help throughout your working life. Of course, it’s ...

5 things a headhunter will look for in potential candidates

5 things headhunters look for in potential candidates

‘Headhunting’ is a term you might be familiar with if you’re on a job hunt. But do you know what a headhunter is? Or how to get noticed by one? Basically, a headhunter gets paid for matching potential candidates with a job. It can make ...

Why you shouldn’t dismiss temporary or casual jobs

I’ve heard it all when I’ve applied for jobs in the past. A casual position is no good because I won’t have stability. A temporary job isn’t going to benefit me. I should only apply for permanent jobs if I’m serious about my career. ...

How to leave your job without burning bridges

It’s never easy to leave a job. Work breeds all manner of stress, and most people have at some point imagined walking straight into the boss’ office, declaring ‘I quit’ and walking straight back out. Of course, this idea should stay ...

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