Is Burn-out coming for you?

According to the World Health Organization, “burn-out is a syndrome conceptualized as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed. It is characterized by: exhaustion feelings of negativism related to one’s job reduced professional efficacy”. Unfortunately, no one is free from the burden of burn-out nowadays. It reaches more and more people.

By |2019-12-18T13:00:28+00:00December 18th, 2019|Categories: Job Satisfaction, Opinion, Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s Time to Update Your Resume!

So we’re 8 months into the new year. The old year has bit the dust and we’ve now exchanged gifts and partied like it was 1999. Last year, as far as employment goes for me, I shifted in August, from my position as a Pre-Employment Coordinator to a Customer Care Specialist. It was a challenging

By |2019-07-22T10:02:39+00:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Career Growth, Resume Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Real Deal About Resumes

I remember years ago hearing that hiring managers, on average, take approximately 6-10 seconds to review the resume of a job applicant. I’m sure this time varies based on numerous factors, but from my experience, when hiring managers and recruiters are reviewing a stack of resumes, generally it’s a quick glance in order to determine

By |2019-02-27T14:24:32+00:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Opinion, Resume Tips, Tutorials & Guides, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Raise your profile – get noticed at work!

Do you sometimes find that you have been in an organisation or a role for a while and you feel like you just aren’t being recognised for the work that you do at work? Sometimes, there are opportunities that pass you by because people don’t know your capability, or you might be passed up to

How to Handle a Planned Vacation When Looking For a New Job

So, you’ve decided that now is the right time to look for your next opportunity. You’ve done all the right and responsible things - updated your resume, filled out applications, did some research on other companies, networked with some good leads. But, hold up, how could you forget? There is that great (and already paid

It’s a new year! New start! New opportunities! New goals! New resume?

Many of us hold on to the same resume – same format – same information, year after year. If this sounds like you, it may be time to update that outdated resume. Contact Information – Including specifics, such as your street address and home telephone number, may be a thing of the past. You can

By |2018-08-24T13:04:51+00:00January 15th, 2018|Categories: Career Growth, Resume Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to survive the Holiday Season professionally

With winter holidays in full swing, we can feel different emotions gearing up to burst. Whether you are a current job seeker or happily employed, you can meet some ups and downs during this season. Are you one of those people who light up together with all the Christmas candles and decorations? Or are you

By |2018-08-24T13:04:52+00:00December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Opinion, Uncategorized|0 Comments

HR Business Partner – What Does It Really Mean?

HRBP a term that begins to sound more and more familiar, although it is still a new and not always fully defined function. More companies are employing HR business partners as they try to better adjust human resources with the needs of the business. Dave Ulrich was the creator of the concept of HR business

By |2018-08-24T13:04:52+00:00December 15th, 2017|Categories: Career Growth, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Before You Hit Reply – How to Write Letters to Your Recruiter

Email address is first point of contact to almost everybody – recruiters are no exception. We write emails every day, probably more than we think – every second 2.4 million emails are sent. With this number it is easy to assume that everybody knows how to write a proper email but with all informational chaos

By |2018-08-24T13:04:57+00:00November 10th, 2017|Categories: Talking to Recruiters, Uncategorized|0 Comments