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5 Ways To Become An Effective Leader In The Workplace Even Without A Title

What does it mean to lead? The question may sound trite but what exactly is effective leadership in the workplace? Does one become a leader just because he or she holds a title like ‘manager’ or’ ‘vice-president?’True leaders are not defined by their external titles, ranks or tenures. They are defined by their personal qualities and skills. Some are...

Looking For A Job? Here Are 6 Things to Prepare Before Starting a Job Search

Preparing for job applications can be very daunting, but it does not have to be that way. All you need is to organise and prepare these six important items before embarking on your next job search.1) At least Two Authentic ReferencesWe have put this at the top simply because they are highly effective in helping you clinch that job.When...

5 Ways to Stay Competitive in Today’s Workforce

There will be times in your professional life when you feel that you are stagnating or going backwards. This is especially if things are going less smoothly for you at work and you are not scoring the opportunities you want.Doubts might start to creep in your mind. You may ask if there is something that you are doing wrong...

Will A Career In Accounting, Banking and Finance Sector Pay Off? Here Are The 4 Things You Need To Know

When preparing for a career, it’s important to understand what is the future outlook for the profession or industry you’re looking to join. That’s because while your own capabilities and performance will play a major role in determining your career trajectory, it is also true that a rising tide lifts all boats.If you’re stuck in an industry that is...

When Does Job Hopping Make Sense?

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Job hopping is something that - according to conventional wisdom - should be avoided at all costs. After all, too much job switching can look bad on your CV. Potential employers could also get the wrong impression that you are not good at your job, get bored easily or are a downright quitter.But is that really the case now?The...

6 Tips On Becoming A Better Communicator At Work

Communication is an indispensable tool in becoming an excellent, productive employee. Many hiring managers and recruiters count it among the ‘soft skills’ they look for in assessing potential candidates for job positions. Leaders, managers, and executives are expected to be skilled communicators because they can and will be called at any given moment to speak to various groups of...

Here Are 10 Practical Ways To Manage Your Career

Career management has undergone a revolution the past decade. Job security and lifetime employment have become things of the past. This means that managing your career depends on you, not on your boss, and not even on the organisation itself. If you want to attain your highest professional goals, a paradigm shift is the necessary first step. Regardless of how...

3 Career Myths Holding You Back In The Digital Age

Technology and globalisation have transformed the business landscape significantly in recent years. Every other day, we’re hear about how traditional industries are finding themselves disrupted by companies with new ways of thinking and doing things, such as Uber, Airbnb and Netflix.To stay relevant in today and tomorrow’s professional world, there's a need to abandon outdated thinking and adopt fresh...

Looking To Boost Your Career? Here Are 5 Qualities That Will Help You Get Ahead

In every career journey, there will often come a point in time when you find that progress has stalled. Perhaps, you’re not getting promoted fast enough or maybe, you’re not getting picked for the important projects in your department. Whatever the situation is, it means the same thing: your career is not getting where you want it to be.If...

8 Ways To Stay Positive At Work

Work isn’t always a smooth sailing journey. There will be times when things may get you down. Perhaps you put in a lot of time and effort to finish a project proposal, only to have your boss reject it with scathing criticism. Or maybe the promotion you were in line for was given to somebody else.When such things happen,...