Career Advice

How to Write a Resignation Letter

Even if you’re counting down the minutes until you can run out of your office and never turn back, you still want to leave on good terms. You won’t regret a graceful exit, and in this small world, you never know who you may encounter later on in your career. A resignation letter...
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Staying or Going? How to Negotiate More Money

Times are tough, while the future looks bright.  If you thought being comfortable was your goal, it’s time for a re-think. We’re in the 4th revolution. The job economy is hurtling towards automation, AI and robotics which impact the workplace, radically transforming every aspect of how work gets done. Let’s take a reality check on what this...
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How To Research An Employer

Questions to explore

work placementsFind the answers to these common questions to give yourself an advantage when starting work placements or internships:
  1. What is the story of this organisation?
  2. What are its stated values?
  3. What is the name of the person who owns or runs the organisation?
  4. What services...
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How You Really Sound in Job Interviews

Watch this intensely squirmy video to discover why you aren't getting hired—and what you can do about it. You may have thought you were brilliantly outlining all the reasons you are the perfect candidate for a job in your last interview, but what the HR rep heard was you mumbling something about revenue... synergy...and elevators?! Watch...
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How to Respond to the Salary Question

The question "What are your salary requirements?" can strike fear into the eager hearts of job seekers. Here, a reader asks for advice on how to respond:
When you are applying for a job and an interviewer asks for your salary requirements, how should you respond, especially if you do not have a current salary?
Our answer:...
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5 Types of Networking Events That Are Actually Worth Your Time

The idea of networking used to produce a physical reaction in me, similar to riding a roller coaster: sweaty palms, nervous chatter, and a slightly queasy stomach. Unless you’re a regular performer, no one relishes the idea of planting yourself in a room full of strangers and attempting to be charming—especially when your livelihood is involved! Despite...
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