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Make your unrelated work experience rock not kill your job search

    Getting your first job ain’t easy. Ever seen these job descriptions before? Requirements Entry level administrative role 1. Minimum industry experience: 2 years in a similar role. 2. Must have XXX system knowledge. Certificate in XXX admin level. Or Internship accounting role Minimum 2 years in a related field. …. Most resumes for millennials and younger generations look like a mash-... »

15 Interview Questions You Must Ace to Land Your Next Job

    Freshly pressed business shirt? Check. Multiple resume copies? Check. Interview questions prep? Check? Interviews are nerve-wracking enough. You do your best to look great and calm your nerves. You go early and wait those extra 15 minutes as if you are at the dentist with a sensitive tooth to pull out. And the worst thing that can happen is when your interviewer throws a curveball qu... »

Make Social Media Rock Not Hinder Your Job Search

      You’ve heard it all before. Social media is vital to your job search. It affects your professional image online. Your social media profiles inherently influence your ‘brand.’ So what has changed in the job market? Pretty much nothing. Recruiters and employers still use social media as a means of weeding out or choosing job candidates. The only issue here is whether... »

4 Key HR Trends to Watch for in 2018

    Technology the disruptor? We have seen it happen so much that is has become almost cliched. Online travel agents are dominating accommodation bookings. Uber anyone? When you shop, Google will have search suggestions for different products. Google even sends you small pop up alerts when products you browsed go on sale. Human resources have begun to experience this disruption, in the s... »

Smash these 4 Obstacles Killing Your Job Search

      You apply and apply, yet never seem to get through to recruiters and companies. The online forms and questions they ask of you are strange and entirely at odds with the job description. You lament the whole process. Yes, recruitment is often an over convoluted process, where it takes ages for companies to say ‘no’ to you. This frustration is justified, as no recruitment proces... »

10 New Year Resolutions to Rock Your Career

10 New Year Resolutions to Rock Your Career

    Have you started making your new year resolutions yet? We create many for fitness and make others to try and stop bad habits. But have you given a thought to what plans to make for your career?   You spend most of your waking hours at work. If you are feeling disillusioned or feel that your work is slowly draining your soul away, you need to plan and change. And each new year th... »

Neuvoo: How to Find the Right Jobs

Neuvoo: How to Find the Right Jobs

If you are looking for jobs online, where do you look? Job boards? Company websites? Ever wish for everything to be in one place, where all the big shot companies and their jobs are accessible at the behest of your fingertips?   Look no further. Neuvoo is a global job board with tons of multinational companies on their site. Also, they are job aggregators. A question mark may appear in your h... »

How to Handle an Interview for a Senior Management Role

How to Handle an Interview for a Senior Management Role

Ever wonder about how to position yourself for an executive position? Never fear, Manila Recruitment is here. Their experts were kind enough to share their insight in how recruiters select candidates for senior executive roles.   Below is Pat Dimayuga’s bio, the recruitment expert that knows all the ins and outs of hiring senior talent.       Recruitment Experience Manage... »

These Behaviours and Revelations Will Destroy Your Career

    (Source)   What do you do when you need help on the job? You ask for help. It can be your manager or workmates that give you a helping hand. But you need to be on good terms with everyone to ask and readily receive help and advice.   Relationship building is an essential skill in any career. As you gain more experience and years under your belt, interpersonal skills are see... »

How to Be Memorable and Get Amazing Results for Your Job Hunt

  (Source) Looking up the various guides on how to SEO your online profiles, you start to use keywords and terms heavily.   You are getting a healthy flow of traffic, but still aren’t getting replies to your job applications.   What gives?   Ever hear of personal branding? Content marketing? These are the tools of the trade, the new way companies and individuals are marketing t... »

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