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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such as Uber, Airbnb and Netflix.To stay relevant in today and tomorrow’s professional world, there's a need to abandon outdated thinking and adopt fresh...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,...

Don’t Make These Mistakes On Your Next Job Interview

You may have heard this sad story many times before: someone goes to a job interview with all the right credentials but ends up not making the cut.So where could have things gone wrong? TheThat person may have madedone one of these mistakes:1) Arriving too late or too early for that job interviewEveryone knows that the very first rule...

Just Stepping into the Workplace? Here are 6 Etiquette Rules You Need to Know

Let's say that you have been hired at your company of choice. You are very excited to hit the workplace but at the same time nervous that you might do something embarrassing during your first few days.Luckily, you are not alone. Here are six things you need to know before hitting it off with your new job: 1) Always attend...

Identifying Your Ideal Workplace

“What is your ideal working environment?” is one of the questions managers frequently ask in interviews, and is an essential factor in your career.This is because they want to determine if you will fit in with the corporate culture of the workplace. Not only do they want be assured of your productivity, they also want to be sure...