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Even though a recruitment agency takes a cut on your salary or hourly rate they are not working in your best interest - instead they are doing the employer's bidding. This is exacerbated by the fact that few employers will grant an agency exclusivity to field candidates for a given…
When you are preparing for your next interview, try an exercise in "visualisation". Now I am not talking about some strange metaphysical technique involving awkward body contortions or chanting in some unknown language. The concept of visualisation has been proven valuable in a variety of applications where you try to…
Does this scenario sound familiar to you? You love your work and are responsible for multiple projects and tasks that continue to be assigned to you or your group. You actually thrive on the multiple deadline pressures. Or perhaps you hold down multiple jobs or own your own business. Your…
Work life balance has been a buzz word in the workplace for the last 5 years or so. What does it actually mean? I personally believe that work life balance is different for everyone. For a parent with young children, it may mean having the flexibility to be around after…
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.


Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 


When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.