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An executive way to compile your CV

Gone are the olden days where writing a CV was a copy and paste of your roles and responsibilities, employers want to know your value proposition, how will you help and improve them, they would like to see the results of what you have previously achieved, they don’t want to be stuck with the wrong person for the job.

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Tips for creating an executive and successful career brand

Take a moment and do a quick personal online search using your name and surname, the results should tell you a lot about how people who don’t know you personally will perceive you if they had to search and if you don’t appear on the web results then it’s an even bigger concern.

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Why is my LinkedIn profile important?

LinkedIn is a great tool for networking and meeting new contacts in your area of expertise or industry. It is not only a platform for getting a job but, but also one to help grow your career and link you with the right people.

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Interesting Employment Stats in South Africa

Over the past 20 years from 1994 the unemployment rate had not changed much from 22% to 25% in 2014. We don’t really expect this to change much over the next 10 years and with AI (Artificial Intelligence) and there is a concern that this might get worse increasing up to 35%.

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New Careers in Existence

There are now many SaaS (Software as a Service) platforms for projects, client and operational management available and companies are looking for individuals that can master these. If you are not afraid of fiddling with computer software, then give this option a try.

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Simple Ways to Improve Your Career

We have 2 images, one on paper/digital and the physical image. It is very important that we take great care of both. Many neglect their digital image and concentrate on the physical without understanding that these days in most cases, we meet people digitally first then meet them in real life.

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9 Habits to help you succeed in your career

Stand firm on your believes, ideas, and goals. You know those pushovers you find in office corridors and boardrooms, for them, it’s like high school all over again, they get bullied by their managers and everybody new just seems to be promoted ahead of them.

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12 Career Tips You Never Hear

“Don’t look too busy. I’ve seen smart and dedicated employees fail to get promoted, because they have taken on too much, working too hard, and appeared too frazzled. If you appear stressed, people will think you aren’t prepared to take on more, and you’ll miss opportunities for new and innovative projects.” – Mira Zaslove

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A Strategic Approach to Finding Your Next Job

Try to resist the edge to apply for just any and job in your field that gets posted. Streamline your search by mostly applying for jobs that you have adequate experience and qualifications for. This will increase your chances of securing interviews significantly.

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