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You feel prepared for the interview. You are confident walking through the door to meet your interviewer. You have your positive experiences and stories ready to answer questions. The interview is going along smoothly when all of a sudden the interviewer starts throwing "curve balls." The interviewer begins asking for…
Have you ever talked yourself out of following your heart when it comes to a career choice? Here are some of the classic excuses and advice to help you overcome your fears. 1. I don't trust myself to choose the RIGHT business or career. The fear of making the wrong…
Tuesday, 26 Feb, 2008

Networking For Novices

Heading off to another conference and dreading the schmoozing scene? It might help to know that networking is a critical element of a successful job search. In fact, there is a lot of truth to the saying, "It's all in who you know." Many jobs, particularly high-level and executive, fill…
Perhaps you've seen it, maybe more than once; your colleague has resigned, and they'll earn their last few wage cheque's getting on everyone's nerves. Negative or hostile remarks, projects left undone, an unwillingness to help, tardiness and truancy - they appear delighted to "poison the waters" before saying their final…
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.


Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 


When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.