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Career Development

Why changing careers could be the best decision you ever made

By | Blog, Career Development, Employee

Changing careers can be scary and it often involves a high degree of risk. As you grow older, it’s easy to feel trapped in one career but what you need to know is that it’s never too late to change! With online study options and digital technologies, the 21st century holds virtually endless opportunities.

If you are frustrated with your career but aren’t sure whether changing is the right decision, here’s 5 points to consider : Read More

Why a video resume can help you land that dream job

By | Blog, Career Development, Digital, Employee, Personal Profile, Professional Profile

When it comes to the increasingly crowded market of online job seekers, it’s important to be aware of innovations that enable you to distinguish yourself from the crowd.

So, what’s trending in the digital world at the moment? VIDEOS! Why not turn your standard resume into a video!

It may seem like a time-consuming task but 30 minutes spent creating a Video Resume could prove to be a highly valuable investment to your future career. Read More

Purpose or Pay? What do employees prefer

By | Blog, Career Development, Employee, Employer

Are financial rewards and high salaries the answer to attracting and maintaining high quality candidates? A number of studies have shed some light on the issue.

Korn Ferry Executive Group in their study found that purpose and meaning were the key drivers for 73% of respondents, with only 3 % placing pay and financial rewards as their primary driver.

A further study by PWC which focused specifically on millennials found that individuals felt more purpose and drive towards their work if they were attuned with the values and culture of their workplace. Majority of this group placed more value on purpose and meaning. Financial rewards were a minority factor.

So how do we create and maintain employee purpose? Read More

4 tips when writing your professional summary

By | Blog, Career Development, Employee, Professional Profile

Your Professional Summary essentially gives you the opportunity to distinguish yourself from the rest of the crowd. It’s a paragraph concisely explaining your career goals and professional experience. It lets employers know what you can add to their business, and is ultimately an opportunity to showcase your strengths and skill set.

Although it may only be a short paragraph, it can often be the difference between you and another potential candidate.

It’s important to get it right!

Here are 4 simple steps to help you on your way: Read More

A Guide for Millennials: How to choose a career path when you want to try everything

By | Blog, Career Development, Employee

How do you choose a career path when you have a number of interests and a number of options?

As a Millennial, you are born into a culture grounded in the belief that the future holds endless opportunities. The larger access and quality of education combined with the opportunities of the digital age have created larger windows of choice, but as you grow up you begin to realise that the older you become, the more these windows become smaller.

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