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Hit the Ground Running When Your Parenting Leave Expires

There is no perfect time to go back to work after you’ve taken maternity or paternity leave. Your employer may decide it’s time to return, or your pocketbook might dictate that you get back to the office. Whether you have a job waiting for you or you plan to look for a new one, we [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:43+00:00August 27th, 2015|Career Development, CV Writing Tips|Comments Off on Hit the Ground Running When Your Parenting Leave Expires

How to Get Hired Outside Your Major

In our society, it has been assumed that kids go to college after they graduate from high school. Then, once you graduate from college, you assume you will go out into the world and get a job. But, there was one thing that nobody told you, and that is how hard it was going to [...]

By |2015-12-05T17:29:31+00:00August 14th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Get Hired Outside Your Major

6 Ways to Ease the Transition From a Small Business to the Corporate World

Making the transition from the small business world to the corporate world can be intimidating, but the opportunities for personal and professional growth are vast. There are many resources available to help make your move to a larger company a smooth one. Here's are some tried-and-true tips to make the most of your transition: Nail your [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:44+00:00May 26th, 2015|Career Development, Interview Advice|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Ease the Transition From a Small Business to the Corporate World

Top tips for breaking into the charity sector

Tired of the daily grind? Want something new, exciting, challenging and rewarding? Do you want to actually feel you are making a difference? A switch of positions into the charity sector can be even more fruitful than you may have imagined, but don’t be fooled, competition is fierce, even for the best voluntary jobs. You [...]

By |2015-04-15T10:45:31+00:00April 14th, 2015|CV Writing Tips, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Top tips for breaking into the charity sector

Environment jobs – a natural choice

Not many years ago, working for the care of the environment was the domain of a few crackpots and assorted boffins. Perceptions have changed and there exist a multitude of recognised qualifications and different kinds of environment jobs – in fact so many that the field has split into a host of sub-disciplines. With global [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:47+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Environment jobs – a natural choice

How to Successfully Negotiate With Your Job to Work Overseas

A 2011 America Wave survey found that 2.5 per cent of Americans (or 6 million people) planned to relocate to another country for more than two years, and 10 per cent of those planned to leave the country for good. This was the largest number ever reported, and it represents the shifting attitude of Americans [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:47+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on How to Successfully Negotiate With Your Job to Work Overseas

Know Your Rights as an Employee

It is crucial for everyone to fully understand the rights you have as an employee. It is easy for employers to take advantage, to give less holiday then you are entitled to or attempt to pay you below the legal recommendations. Not only is this incredibly unfair and can make you, as an employee unhappy [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:48+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Know Your Rights as an Employee

Tips For Achieving Career Advancement

We've all heard the old adage 'smile and the world smiles back at you' and it's quite true. I once knew of a man who went to a job interview and from the moment he got out of the car in the large parking lot in front of a multi-story large building, he had a [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:49+00:00January 5th, 2015|Career Development, Job Hunting|Comments Off on Tips For Achieving Career Advancement

LinkedIn Skills Endorsements

In September 2012, LinkedIn introduced their Skills Endorsement feature, which builds on the existing information in the Skills and Expertise section of a profile. It is a quick and simple way to let the LI world know about your connections' skills and abilities. As with recommendations, you are more likely to receive endorsements if you [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:04:53+00:00October 3rd, 2012|LinkedIn|3 Comments

Jobs that Never Existed 15 Years Ago

Job titles have remained relatively consistent, but due to advancements in technology, the internet, and other evolutions of society, new job titles have popped up in the last decade. Some are due to societal changes and others because of worldly shifts in business or increased social responsibility. Regardless of the variable that may cause a new [...]

By |2017-01-28T15:05:07+00:00August 30th, 2012|Job Hunting|4 Comments