/Career Tips
2 07, 2013

How To Fast Track Your Career

July 2nd, 2013|

It is the goal of every young professional starting his or her career to climb the corporate ladder as quickly as possible.However, only a few of them manage to make advancements in their career fast. In the 1970s and 1980s, a person would join a company, put in hard work, pay their dues and climb [...]

24 01, 2013

Three Salary Negotiation Techniques That Work

January 24th, 2013|

The recession has forced thousands of professionals to forego salary increases in order to keep their jobs. Now with recovery underway and indications of hiring increases, those same individuals may find salary negotiation a growing possibility. If you’ve experienced a salary freeze, it’s possible that you may find yourself thinking about seeking a new, higher-paying [...]

13 01, 2013

How To Be Your Company’s Next Rising Star

January 13th, 2013|

You may often have asked yourself, “How do I get on my company’s rising star list?”. This article gives you practical tips to navigate your rise to the top. Most organizations don’t have a very scientific process for grooming the next generation of top talent. It is largely a matter of perception. However, you can [...]

31 10, 2012

How To Prepare For Job Interview

October 31st, 2012|

I’ve written previously about the need to prepare for interviews. Many jobseekers throw themselves into the beginning part of the job search – preparing a resume, writing cover letters, searching job sites for potential jobs, and the savvy ones, networking to open doors. Often when the news comes that you have an interview you are [...]

21 10, 2012

How To Build a Successful Career Even if You aren’t from an Ivy League School

October 21st, 2012|

One of my favorite leaders, a guy who is enormously successful and likable, has built thriving businesses, and is deeply ‘followable,’ revealed to me some years ago that he had been a C student at a small local college, and had never been considered very bright as a kid. He then went on to say [...]

19 10, 2012

What are the Career Options in HR

October 19th, 2012|

HR is not just about liking people. HR isn't the job for you if you’re not a ‘people person’, but liking people won’t be enough on its own. More precisely, you have to be interested in getting the absolute best out of people. It’s not just the softer ‘people skills’ that are important. You’ll have a strong interest in business and the [...]

30 09, 2012

9 Biggest Mistakes To Avoid In Your Resume

September 30th, 2012|

Here are 9 of the biggest mistakes to avoid in your resume, not correcting them will instantly make your resume appear antiquated: The One-Page Rule Don’t spend countless hours trying to squeeze a decade or two of valuable experience onto a single sheet of paper. The worst thing you can do is try to make the font [...]

12 09, 2012

Stanford’s Free Online Courses – Fast Track Your Career

September 12th, 2012|

Stanford University is recognized as one of the world’s leading universities and is offering free online courses. This is a great opportunity to upgrade your knowledge. God supplies us with the opportunity, but he cannot take advantage of it for us. Many employees now use their spare time to try their hand to learn new [...]

2 09, 2012

Job Hunting After Retirement

September 2nd, 2012|

There are many reasons people look for work after they have retired. Perhaps you are feeling the pinch (there is no doubt the cost of living is rising); maybe your retirement investments have not performed as well as you’d hoped; or maybe you’re plain bored and want to do something more with your time. Whatever [...]

15 08, 2012

Failure is an opinion not Reality – Story of 360 million web hits -Susan Boyle

August 15th, 2012|

How long can you dance to someone else’s tune, it’s time that you try dancing to your own tune. Go through the records of most successful people and you would see a common thread; all of them were branded as failures at one or another time in their life’s journey. They could have sulked, cried [...]

15 08, 2012

The Top 35 Online MBA Programs

August 15th, 2012|

The  2011 GMAC Application Trends Survey reports overall MBA applications are still on the decline, a trend that began in 2009. Over half of participating full time programs received fewer applications than the previous year. Such declines in full and part-time study are expected throughout a recession, but one interesting finding from the report is [...]

11 08, 2012

How To Handle One-on-One Interviews?

August 11th, 2012|

These are by far the most popular style of interview. You meet one-on-one with a representative of the company, more often than not, the manager you will be reporting to, or, in some cases, a representative from the HR department. If you reach this stage of being offered an interview you more than likely have [...]

4 08, 2012

How To Handle The Salary Question in Job Interviews

August 4th, 2012|

This is one of the most difficult parts of the job search process for many. Go in too high and you may price yourself out of the job, go in too low and you’ll be selling yourself short and be forever kicking yourself. My advice is to discuss salary in a range rather than a [...]

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