It’s always a good idea to regularly check your online presence, especially before you start looking for your next job. It is important to know what anyone in the public domain can see about you and tweak your online profile in order to ensure a positive digital footprint. An online background check by recruiters and…

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You may think that modesty is best to avoid appearing arrogant in a resume or interview, but selling yourself short will do you no favours. If you want to get a job, you have to know how to market yourself effectively.  Selling yourself to a prospective employer is an important part of the job application…

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The rise of the personal brand. What’s your story? It’s the wise adage that has stood the test of time: “You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.” But it is not your shiny shoes or suit that will leave a lasting impression when you next interview for a role. As…

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A great suit? A strong handshake? What is a recruiter really looking for when they meet you?What they’re looking for is you. Not the ‘you’ in your CV but the other one. The one with motivations, successes, strengths, weaknesses. The real you. Of course they’re looking for the basic essentials: your skills, experience and whether…

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Social media has become an additional tool for employers and recruiters to look up potential candidates. Even when you may not be looking for a job, others are taking note of your digital footprints. How does your digital profile look and how can you improve it to advance your career?  

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