3 Ways to Stand Out as an Intern

Whether you’re just starting out in your career, or have decided to pursue a new direction work wise, it is important to get as much experience and knowledge as you can, as soon as you can. A great way to go about doing this, and to also get your foot in the door at companies you’d … Continue reading “3 Ways to Stand Out as an Intern”

What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?

Perhaps you’re a recent college grad, a few months into a new career. Perhaps you’ve been plugging away at your company for a decade or more. But something isn’t right. You feel drained at the end of the day–more than normal post-work tiredness. You’re anxious. The start of the weekend, for you, means a slow … Continue reading “What to Do When Your Job Doesn’t Fit Your Personality?”

10 Job Interview Mistakes That Can Kill Your Chances

It’s understandable if you’re stressed before a job interview, especially if you’ve been overlooked before and are struggling to pay the bills with no money coming in – we’ve all been there at some point! Fortunately if you prepare well in advance and learn what not to do, you’ll have the advantage over other candidate. … Continue reading “10 Job Interview Mistakes That Can Kill Your Chances”

Career Lessons: Don’t Let The Fire In Your Belly Burn Bridges

You’re a passionate worker with the world at your feet. At times, it’s hard to keep the passion inside and to use it positively. There are times when an employee realizes that the system isn’t going to work out in their favour. There are times when a colleague who isn’t as qualified will get a … Continue reading “Career Lessons: Don’t Let The Fire In Your Belly Burn Bridges”

5 Phrases You Should Never Use During Salary Negotiations

Looking for a job can be pretty tough. You land a good offer, and you think you’ve overcome the challenging part, until you find yourself in an interview — led by the head of human resources. What are you thinking in terms of salary? This is one of the toughest interview questions, and figuring out … Continue reading “5 Phrases You Should Never Use During Salary Negotiations”

11 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Sales Position

If you haven’t yet discovered your passion in life, then choosing a career path could be a bit challenging. That’s ok, not everyone has life figured out; you can explore till you find something that strikes a chord. However, don’t just jump a ship based on a hunch or because your friend said so. Whether … Continue reading “11 Things You Should Know Before Applying for a Sales Position”

Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Applying for The Position

Building your career is already an arduous and long process. Filling out long application forms, completing psychometric tests and skills test, even crafting individual resumes and cover letters all turn the process of finding a job into a full-time job. However, there are ways that you can cut down on the number of hours you … Continue reading “Top 5 Questions to Ask Before Applying for The Position”

8 Questions You Should Ask in Every job Interview

It might sound odd, but some people actually enjoy interviews. It is one of the few opportunities in life that one has to outline her merits and gain an advantage over the competition. A common misstep in interviews is to fail to ask thoughtful questions. The following questions will show the interviewer that you are … Continue reading “8 Questions You Should Ask in Every job Interview”