5 Fatal Mistakes to Avoid in an Interview

Interviews are tricky things. While one interviewer focuses on your qualifications, the other might want to know about your experience. Sometimes it’s hard to know what to do right in the interview room. There are, however, five things you should definitely avoid no matter who you are applying for. These mistakes could cost you the

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5 Books To Help Your Job Hunt

What Colour Is Your Parachute? – Richard Nelson Bolles With over 10 Million copies sold worldwide, this practical manual is a must have for anyone who needs help on their job search. Whether you are thinking of switching careers, or are simply looking for work, this book offers strategies and exercises to help bring out

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How to Navigate Brexit as a Jobseeker

The deadline for Brexit is drawing near. Now that our relationship with the EU is drastically changing, it’s reasonable that you might be worried about your future. Job hunting is stressful enough, so the last thing you need is Brexit disrupting your routine. Although there are many articles discussing the impact of Brexit, it can

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Top 5 Industry Sectors to look out for in 2020

Technological transformation Technological advancement is undoubtedly the topic of the moment, as we have covered in many of our recent blog posts. As an interesting infographic from Guthrie Jensen (2018) illustrates,  it is becoming abundantly clear that changes in technology are shaping the jobs market as we know it, both directly and indirectly. In the

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What is the Ulrich Model?

The Ulrich Model is meant specifically to organize human resources functions. This was developed by David Ulrich who suggested that in giant organizations or large-scale businesses, HR functions should be compartmentalized into four segments. More so, he stressed that shared service activities should be operated in call centres which has a supporting technology or internet that can

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