Finding a Job

Everything you need to know about looking for a job, from writing a résumé to interviewing and networking!

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JOB SEARCH / FEB 15, 2019

Are you really the Steve Jobs of IT? Have you actually got what it takes to handle social media like Mark Zuckerberg? The skills you brag about on your CV and which you...
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Life happens. Three weeks ago, you may have scheduled a job interview for Tuesday at precisely 10:15am. You even confirmed the appointment a couple of days prior...
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You received an interview invitation for one of your job applications – congratulations! But due to some unforeseen circumstances ­– or a change of heart – you can’t make...
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The worst part of the job hunt is participating in multiple job interviews. They are stressful, causing perspiration that makes you the personification of the Hoover Dam...
A smiling woman with a panel of interviewers during a job interview

Talking about your strengths in a job interview can be tough – you don’t want to come across as arrogant if you say the wrong thing or unconfident if you say it the wrong...
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Your heart is pumping. All of the witty things you wanted to say have vanished from your mind. Your hands are shaking, your knees are trembling as if you were walking on...
'Get a better job' noted in calendar for first day of the month
JOB SEARCH / DEC 31, 2018

The new year is a time for new opportunities, a time to better yourself and tackle an area where you’ve been meaning to improve on for a while. But if you don’t want to...
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‘What do you consider to be your biggest weakness?’ – the dreaded question that everyone hopes to avoid in a job interview! If you say the wrong thing, you can hinder...
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CVS & RÉSUMÉS / DEC 20, 2018

A lot of self-deprecating workers consistently sell themselves short when it comes to their professional triumphs. The common problem for so many employees today...
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CVS & RÉSUMÉS / DEC 14, 2018

When attempting to land a job, it’s no secret that most recruiters are primarily interested in your skillset. Indeed, it’s a simple truth that while personality...
Sad businessman covering his face in his hands and sitting on a flight of stairs
JOB SEARCH / DEC 10, 2018

Whether the competition is too fierce, you’re unwittingly making a serious mistake or two in your job search, or the lack of callbacks and interviews (and abundance of...
Close-up of a hand ticking off a checkbox signalling no work experience
JOB SEARCH / DEC 03, 2018

As any first-time jobseeker will undoubtedly tell you, landing a paid role isn’t easy – especially when you have no experience. Yet how are you supposed to gain any if...
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