News & Career Advice

  • A good job search isn’t just about clicking through postings online – to find a job that’s the right fit for you, a key ingredient in your search should be networking.
  • If you are a girl, live with a girl, work with a girl or have had any sort of fleeting contact with the female gender over the past few weeks, chances are you’ve heard about the Gilmore Girls revival. (And if you’re a guy or any other gender and you enjoy the series too – rock on.)
  • Most HR recruiters or hiring managers get an overwhelming response to job postings – stacks upon stacks of resumes to read through. When they are facing a seemingly unending pile of dozens – even hundreds – of applications to sift through, it’s important that yours stands out.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • How to set salaries that keep your top staff satisfied

  • How can start-ups compete for top executive level talent?

  • Several theories have related salary to happiness, but today benefits and remuneration are no longer decisive in choosing a new job.

  • There’s often an added layer of complexity to the job search process that isn’t widely discussed: the stress of transition.

  • It’s conventional wisdom that we’ve heard a hundred times – in any job search, one of your strongest tools is your network.

  • Technical proficiency is often the sole focus – but here’s why soft skills matter just as much.
  • Are you branding yourself effectively for the job search?
  • Like entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs share the same innovative, industrious spirit, the same drive toward problem-solving and the same ability to balance risk and reward.
  • Your alarm goes off, and before you can hit the snooze button, you feel a slight jolt of nerves. Today’s the day! 5 tips before you walk thorugh the door.

  • Your resumé has five seconds to catch an employer’s eye and compel them to read on
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.