Why working for a small company is terrific for your career

Are you looking for a new job role and wonder if a small company or an SME (small or medium-sized enterprise) could be the place for you? Here are all the reasons why we think you should consider it. You’ll get to know and work with all the different departments Not only that, but you […]

Why Skill Set Is More Important Than Your Degree

Looking to stand out in the job search? Focus on your skill set. Long gone are the days when degrees are the ultimate standard of achievement and ability. Instead, the rising costs of education coupled with the rising demand for skilled labour has put us in a unique situation — focusing on the person instead of […]

How to ace a Phone Interview like a Pro

Are you trying to prepare for an upcoming phone interview but don’t know what to expect? Performing well on a phone interview can help you land the job you want. As unemployment grows, more companies are using phone interviews to screen large pools of qualified candidates.  Here are some tips to make a good impression […]

How to Negotiate a Higher Salary with Confidence

Are you wondering how to best approach the subject of a higher salary when it comes to your job interview? The most challenging part of a job interview for many candidates is the question of salary.  Being able to discuss money matters with confidence will help you get the compensation you want and may even improve your […]

How to deal with rejection during your Job Search

Are you still in the middle of your job search but can’t deal with any more rejection? These days, it’s common to encounter rejections during your job search. With rejection, it can feel difficult trying to take care of your personal well-being whilst keeping your hunt on track. Thankfully, we have some tips to help you. […]

How to Prepare for your Interview with Less Stress

Feeling stressed about an upcoming interview? I’ve got some good news and some bad news. The good news is that you don’t need to be nervous about your next job interview. In fact, you can probably do better than most people. The bad news is that the techniques I’m about to share aren’t easy or magical, […]

How to Ask for a Pay Rise with Confidence

Finally ready to ask for that pay rise, but don’t know how? There’s no denying that asking for a pay rise can be uncomfortable.  Why?  Talking about money can feel a bit icky.  We can tend to avoid talking about money for fear of feeling judged, but in reality (especially in business), this particular subject shouldn’t cause […]

How to Master Common Job Interview Questions

Need to prepare for that important interview coming up? No matter how many times we have had to experience them, a job interview can be intimidating. But they don’t have to be! We’re here to help you master the most common job interview questions so you can feel confident and prepared when it comes time […]

How to Write a Cover Letter

Have you found the perfect job but are feeling a little overwhelmed when it comes to writing a cover letter? Depending on what company you are applying for, a cover letter can be one of the most important parts of your job application. As if job applications aren’t long enough! Having a great cover letter gives […]

4 Tough Interview Questions and How to Answer Them

Congratulations on landing an interview for your dream job!  It’s time to let your potential employer know why you’re an outstanding candidate by finessing some tough, but typical, interview questions. Describing Your Weaknesses in a Job Interview While you’re trying to impress the interviewer with your strengths, they’ll naturally want to know about the areas […]

Guide to Returning to the Office

Have you been working remotely and are soon going to be returning to the office? Once you’ve gotten used to life as a remote worker, returning to the office requires more than trading in your bunny slippers for proper work shoes.  The sooner you start planning for the transition, the easier it will be to […]

Contacting Companies you want to Work for

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Are you job hunting and wondering if you should be contacting companies you want to work for? Do you know how to or what to say? Searching for a job often starts with looking for who is hiring. Multiple job boards can help you here. You contact others in your network and browse through job vacancy […]

How to Effectively Deal with Criticism at Work

Have you got a review coming up and don’t now how to best deal with criticism? You are not alone! Criticism at work can stimulate professional and personal growth if you know how to deal with it effectively. But, it can also be daunting. Don’t worry, we have created this article to help you get […]

How to Show your Boss you have Potential

Trying to show your manager that you have potential? Feel like you are not being seen? Showing your boss you have potential is essential whether you want to climb up the ladder to senior management or be picked for interesting projects. Naturally, being competent at your current job is a starting point, but it takes more […]

How to Describe Yourself in a Job Interview

Not sure how best to describe yourself in a job interview? “Tell me about yourself,” is often the first question you hear at a job interview.  The hiring manager may be stalling because they haven’t had time to study your CV or they may realise that open-ended questions are an effective way to identify candidates who […]