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11 08, 2012

How to Handle Panel Interviews

August 11th, 2012|

As if a one-on-one interview wasn’t stressful enough …. there is the dreaded Panel Interview! If the thought of facing a panel of interviews sends you into a tailspin, you are not alone. Panel interviews are most commonly used for government positions within Australia. The panel is made up of representatives from different business units [...]

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 [...]

11 08, 2012

How To Handle Telephone Interviews ?

August 11th, 2012|

The key to a good interview lies in your ability to research, prepare and rehearse. There are many different styles of interview and understanding how these work can help you prepare in advance so you don’t freeze with nerves. Telephone interviews are becoming increasingly common. However, the mere thought of them make some people literally [...]

15 07, 2012

5 Habits Of Highly Productive People

July 15th, 2012|

From the top rungs of the management to the first line worker, everyone across sectors is looking for ways to be more productive at work. There are no magic pills to boost productivity and caffeine only helps so much. The other option of working extra hours to increase your productivity screws up your work life [...]

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! […]

20 06, 2012

Want to stay on track with your New Year resolutions?

June 20th, 2012|

Last week I met up with a former client who I had not seen for some time. He was disappointed with himself because, although he had set himself some career goals for the New Year, everyday stuff had taken over and he had done absolutely nothing about them.  I persuade him that all was not [...]

13 06, 2012

Will blasting your resume Help or Hurt your job search?

June 13th, 2012|

When you first start looking for a job you’re excited … you jump online and blast your resume off to anything that looks remotely interesting. You are thinking about you … “Hmm, that sounds good, I might like to work in that role …”, hit Send and away it goes! Perhaps you've lost your job [...]

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 [...]

23 03, 2012

Managing e-mail Overload – 10 Tips for Success

March 23rd, 2012|

One of the common challenge employees face is how to manage e-mails, not be managed by it. Time is a zero sum game. You can spend your precious time on an e-mail or spend it on doing something else.  As on date e-mail is the most heavily used mode of business communication. As per a research [...]

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 [...]

13 12, 2011

How To Set Your Goals This Year

December 13th, 2011|

George Harrison said it all when he sang “If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will take you there”… Goal setting is about fine-tuning the direction in which you want to go in a pre-determined period. In a very important way, it is about taking the locus of control over your life in [...]

10 12, 2011

The Principles Of Personal Success

December 10th, 2011|

Knowing what the ingredients of a successful life are is important in terms of our social, professional and personal lives. Taking these principles to heart will also ensure that we reach obtain the maximum benefit from all relationships that we forge on these three levels. Here are some of the principles that drive successful people: [...]

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 [...]

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