Succeeding At Work

From starting your first job all the way to changing careers, you’ll find everything you need here.


'My goals' written on a napkin
CAREER DEVELOPMENT / FEB 20, 2019

Most people aspire to grow professionally because they see it as the best way to become more fulfilled and improve their living standards. But, career development is not...
A smiling female doctor holding an elderly patient's hand
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS / FEB 06, 2019

Choosing to become a doctor isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. After all, it takes a lot of dedication and preparation to even be accepted into medical school, and...
Close-up of a woman's hand placing the final piece of a puzzle that says 'emotional intelligence'
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS / JAN 30, 2019

While there are many factors that determine the success of employees in the workplace, it’s fair to surmise that emotional intelligence is near the top of this list. In...
Confident business woman looking out of office window
CAREER DEVELOPMENT / JAN 16, 2019

In the workplace, getting through to people can be a tricky task. You may have a tight-fisted boss who’s withholding your raise, for instance, or a demanding supervisor...
Businessman climbing stairs
CAREER ADVANCEMENT / JAN 15, 2019

When you’re younger, and you’re asked what you want to be when you’re older, you usually come up with singer, vet or astronaut, but the common denominator of all these...
Middle-aged businessman looking outside skyscraper floor-to-ceiling-window
CAREER ADVANCEMENT / JAN 10, 2019

What is success? The answer to that question is hard to present. Success means different things to different people. Some merely want to put groceries on the table and...
Close-up of a male teacher writing English words on a whiteboard
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS / DEC 06, 2018

Teaching English as a second language can be a daunting task for anyone, even an experienced and skilled teacher. You’re faced with beginners that can’t speak a word of...
Group of young people attending an office meeting
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS / OCT 30, 2018

Being assigned as the designated minute taker of a meeting can be a daunting prospect, especially if you haven’t done it before. After all, given the responsibility of...
Female social worker chatting with young woman and her baby
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS / OCT 22, 2018

Social work is an important career choice to make because it requires a great deal of commitment, time and emotional energy. With your skills – both learned and inherent...
Close-up of a tablet showing ‘Digital Marketing’ on its screen
WEB & TECH / OCT 18, 2018

Digital marketing, like anything else on the internet, is fast-developing. With new trends emerging left, right and centre, it’s often hard to identify what’s ‘in’ and...
Female graphic designer drawing sketches in a notebook
WEB & TECH / SEP 19, 2018

Eye-catching graphics are more important than ever before in today’s digital world. And with the rise in visual content comes the demand for highly skilled graphic...
'Time for review' written on piece of paper next to stationery on a desk
CAREER DEVELOPMENT / SEP 14, 2018

Does the mention of a performance review get your heart racing 100mph and your palms sweaty? If so, rest safe in the knowledge that you’re not the only one feeling this...
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