Year: 2019

  • #1 Challenge Facing Mothers Returning To The Workforce

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    I’ve recruited for top companies across Europe and North America.  As an executive recruiter and recruitment consultant I partnered with talented people across countless industries to help get them in front of decision makers. As a resume writing consultant and interview coach, I’ve worked with the 1% in helping secure them interviews with their target […]

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  • How To Find A Strong Career Mentor

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    Why You Need A MENTOR Now How many highly successful business people and public figures have you seen attribute a portion of their success to their mentors?  It’s quite significant isn’t it? If you don’t have a mentor and you’re serious about professional and/or personal development, you’re missing out. People at all stages of their […]

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  • Content Is King

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    Don’t focus exclusively on the design or pretty colors in a resume too much.  Don’t let that be your ‘be all and end all’. Having an aesthetically pleasing resume template is important, it helps you stand out. However, once you’ve attracted the eye of the recruiter it’s the content of the resume that will make or […]

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  • How To Deal With Office Politics

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    I often hear clients recounting incidents of office politics gone wrong. However, office politics are not always negative nor do they always have to result in job loss. Understanding how to respond and to develop a few strategies to turn the dynamic in your favour can help your experience with office politics be one that […]

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  • How To Answer “Tell Me About Your Weaknesses” Interview Question

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    What Are Your Weaknesses? Everyone’s favorite question!  Not. Tell me about one of your weaknesses. So, first of all, let’s understand why they ask that question in the first place. “I know why they ask that Ken, they’re sadistic mumbojumbers that want to find out how bad I am at stuff”. No. They want to […]

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  • How To Answer “What Are Your Major Strengths” Interview Question

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    What Are Your Major Strengths? Yes, it’s a classic question that comes up time and again! It’s also an important one, and one of the questions many people struggle with quite badly at interview. Strengths Ok, so have 5 strengths ready to bamboozle them with. However, be prepared to give an example of each of […]

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  • How To Be An Effective Leader

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    Leadership in the workplace is no longer a top-down affair in which only the boss has ability to make decisions. Modern workplaces expect employees to demonstrate personal leadership in order to drive results. Even if you are not in a formal leadership position, behaving like a leader can also help place you in position to […]

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  • School Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Career

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    When I first started drafting ideas for this article, I developed a list of all the faux pas I’d heard undergrads committing that could hamper their career prospects. The list was so extensive, I’m just going to mention two of them in this article as I regard them as being most problematic. All Work And […]

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