How Volunteerism Can Help Your Company

As a Business Owner or an Employer you are a member of the community, you have a responsibility to have a presence within your community. You rely on the members of your community to support your business, and it’s important to give back when you can. An easy way to show you care is by … Continue reading “How Volunteerism Can Help Your Company”

7 Traits That Will Make Any Employer Love You

If you’ve got a particular career goal in mind, then you probably know all about the specific “hard” skills that you’ll need to get there. Aside from these, however, there are a range of more universal traits that all employers will look for when they’re running a recruitment drive. Some of these may be more … Continue reading “7 Traits That Will Make Any Employer Love You”

Stuck in Your Career? How to Rise Up & Get Promoted

It’s not uncommon for a person to feel stuck at a job. Even if you’re in the career field of your dreams, it can be pretty tough when you get passed up for promotions. Before you know it, things have become stale and you dread going to work. If you’ve found yourself in a weird … Continue reading “Stuck in Your Career? How to Rise Up & Get Promoted”

Making Better Use of Your Time : How to Delegate At Work

It took years of 10-hour days, training courses, taking on extra responsibilities and sacrificing lunch breaks, but all the hard work has finally paid off. You’ve climbed the career ladder to dizzying heights and now that you’re the one in charge, you’re struggling to relinquish control. You got to where you are by doing an … Continue reading “Making Better Use of Your Time : How to Delegate At Work”

Rediscovering The World Of Work After A Career Break

The world of work can be a daunting place at the best of times. If you’ve had a break from working, even the prospect of applying for jobs may fill you with anxiety. If you’ve taken a career break, here are some handy hints to help you rediscover the world of work and get used … Continue reading “Rediscovering The World Of Work After A Career Break”

3 Mood-boosting Steps for Beating The ‘Monday Blues’

After a beautiful weekend filled with food, wine and plenty of naps, there’s no crueller sound than your 7am alarm come Monday morning. As the reality of another week of nine-to-five office life hits you like a ton of bricks, a good litre or two of coffee is the only thing that gets you out … Continue reading “3 Mood-boosting Steps for Beating The ‘Monday Blues’”

6 Steps to Deep Dive Company Research

Whether identifying companies to target or preparing for an interview, research is a critical component to any successful career strategy. Most career coaches and interviewing experts agree that researching a company is key to formulating astute interview questions; in large part because employers recognize that those who took the time to uncover information about a … Continue reading “6 Steps to Deep Dive Company Research”

5 Ways To Make Sure An Employee Is A Good Fit

Onboarding new staff members shouldn’t be suspenseful but often is. Companies sometimes make the mistake of hiring candidates based on metrics such as references, skills and qualifications. While this can be enough to identify someone who adds value to your organization, many times it isn’t. It’s no wonder that more and more companies are personalizing … Continue reading “5 Ways To Make Sure An Employee Is A Good Fit”

5 Reasons You Should Research Your Job Prospects As Much As They Research You

With the new year in full fruition, you may be looking for a better job that allows you to grow and mature as an individual. However, although you may feel like you are the one in the spotlight during an interview, there are plenty of benefits to doing your own research about the company you … Continue reading “5 Reasons You Should Research Your Job Prospects As Much As They Research You”

Micromanagement Magic : How to Build a Happy Workforce for Your Business

We’ve all worked for someone at some point in our lives, and we all know what it’s like to have a boss who’s uncooperative and doesn’t listen to our suggestions. Managing your business is no different, and you shouldn’t become that boss who refuses to take suggestions from his employees. Loyalty is a big factor … Continue reading “Micromanagement Magic : How to Build a Happy Workforce for Your Business”