/Career Options
3 07, 2012

20 Ways to Kill Your Job Application!

July 3rd, 2012|

We spend a great deal of time talking to recruiters, employers and human resource staff every week. I recently sent an email asking some of them what they would list as their top 3 peeves when it came to receiving resumes and short-listing candidates. You should have seen my inbox fill up with responses! Many [...]

25 06, 2012

How To Crack HR Interview – Using STAR Model

June 25th, 2012|

Using the STAR method is one of the most effective ways of getting your message across to potential employers whether in your resume or at interview. Applied correctly the STAR method can significantly improve your job search. It works! […]

10 06, 2012

What will your body language tell the interviewer?

June 10th, 2012|

  How you present at interview is so important. But have you thought about how your body language will either support or kill your chances of securing the job? Being given an interview is exciting and your preparation starts straight away – what you will wear, how you will get there, researching the company, study [...]

30 12, 2011

Redefine Your Limits – Live to your Full Potential

December 30th, 2011|

We are limited by the beliefs we set in our mind, history shows that successful people are able to break these shackles and unleash their potential. The difference is the “ T ” between Can Do and Can’t Do. The “ T ” is your Thought. Achieving your Potential  Steve Jobs was one of the [...]

17 12, 2011

Tips to Make Your Career Development Plan Work

December 17th, 2011|

"Relax— It will all work out, my company loves me" simply isn't true for a career. We have to make things work for ourselves, trying to adopt a positive outlook towards your career without any preparation can backfire. Career plans are created at the start of the year and then put on the back burner [...]

29 11, 2011

How To Switch Jobs In A Market Slowdown

November 29th, 2011|

All things considered, this is not the best of times for switching jobs . This world has seen a fair bit of negative fallout of the economic problems in Europe and the US, and most MNCs are tightening their belts on recruitment. If you are looking to get a senior-level job in one of the [...]

26 11, 2011

How To Achieve Career Mastery

November 26th, 2011|

You have worked hard at mastering yourself – your habits, your outlook on life, your relationships and your finances. Now is the time to master the course of your career, as well. You achieve career mastery when you can integrate your personal development and growth into your professional growth and development. There are different elements [...]

22 11, 2011

How To Do A Good Performance Review

November 22nd, 2011|

The ingredients of a bad performance review are haste, lack of focus, a non-empathic attitude and a mechanical approach to the process. A good performance review obviously calls for a diametrically opposite approach. Here are some tips for managers whose duties include conducting performance reviews of their team members. Be Prepared: The intention behind a [...]

5 11, 2011

How To Manage Stress And Regain Well-being

November 5th, 2011|

Without doubt, wellbeing is the ultimate objective of human existence. Paradoxically, we often wind up surrendering well-being in order to earn money, and then spend a major part of the earnings in attempts to regain it. These efforts are invariably fruitless - so why do we do it? More often than not, the only real [...]

22 10, 2011

Tips On How To Choose The Right Business School

October 22nd, 2011|

Choosing the right business school is a matter of extensive research. The time you spend doing this research is a very worthwhile investment, so do not take shortcuts. Most business students tend to choose the institute with the best reputation - in other words, 'A' grade institutes which have the highest ratings. In terms of [...]

8 10, 2011

Human Resources Jobs: Skills And Qualities

October 8th, 2011|

Human Resource professionals are important personnel in an organization. This is because they contribute to the viability and the success of the business through the strategic organization of human capital. While most people think that 'people' skills are the main ingredient of a successful Human Resource professional, one actually needs to have a perfect mix [...]

17 09, 2011

Career Tips For Aspiring Women Achievers

September 17th, 2011|

We are finally seeing the entry of women in board-level positions at leading multinational companies. However, the numbers are not stacking up as anticipated - many businesses continue to have a less-than-balanced equation in terms of gender diversity in leadership roles. Without a doubt, it is still an uphill climb for women achievers who have [...]

8 08, 2011

Are You A Manager Or A Leader?

August 8th, 2011|

It is a known fact that people who do what they are good at are happier people. As a happy adjunct - happier people tend to be better at what they do! Interestingly, the amount of satisfaction that qualified people derive from their jobs depends on whether they are managers or leaders. “Is there an [...]

20 06, 2011

Asked to Relocate? What To Ask Your Employer

June 20th, 2011|

Have you been asked by your employer to relocate? If so, you are in a situation which an increasing number of employees are finding themselves in today. There can be any number of reasons why you may have been asked to relocate. For instance, with many companies finding it difficult to manage financially in areas [...]

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