Career Tips

Career Branding

Gender Pay Gap – Why are women getting paid less than men.

Women earn less than men in most industries and this because some women ask and opt for flexy hours or part-time jobs, while men generally gravitate towards the opposite and this is because of their family expectations, and again this ends up with more men in top executive positions than women and thus affecting the gender pay scale.

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Job Search

10 Ways to Prepare for a Job Change

Many people waste their efforts and energy on positions they are not qualified for and due to ATS (Applicant Tracking Systems), most of these efforts go unnoticed. So, don’t waste your time applying for jobs you are over or underqualified for, it’s just a waste of your valuable time.

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CV & Cover Letter Writing

How to Write an Executive 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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Career Branding

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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Career Branding

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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Career Branding

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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Career Branding

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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Career Branding

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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Career Branding

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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