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Being The Boss: 7 Tell Tale Signs S/He’s a Keeper

by Caitlin Terreblanche 15/08/2017 0 comments

It’s inevitable, when working for someone, that you’ll have a boss whom you’d have to report to and follow instructions from. However, there’s a difference between a good leader and someone who’s placed in a position without any leadership skills. When hunting for a new job, it’s important to keep your eyes open for subtle traits of a boss who’s a keeper – ensuring that you’ll have an enjoyable experience working at that particular company.

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Employee Tips: How To Avoid The Burnout

by Caitlin Terreblanche 24/07/2017 0 comments

Working long, tiring hours with few rewards can and often do lead to the burnout of employees – resulting in the reason for half of employee turnover. It’s no wonder that employees rarely stay with one particular company for many years – especially when they’re seen as numbers instead of human beings.

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5 Important Characteristics To Look For In New Employees

by Caitlin Terreblanche 03/07/2017 0 comments

When hiring an employee, you want to ensure you’re making the right decision as the wrong one could cost you dearly; not only in training costs but valuable time that you’ll never get back. Thus, as a business, it’s important to keep the following 7 employee characteristics in mind when scouting for new talent.

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7 Important CV Writing Tips To Remember

by Caitlin Terreblanche 23/06/2017 0 comments

When it comes to formulating the perfect CV for the perfect job opportunity, it’s important to remember that first impressions really do count. Taking into consideration that the person receiving your CV will only spend a few second roughly skimming the main information to determine whether or not you’re a possible candidate for the job on offer, it’s no surprise that most individuals never make it past this stage.

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Can You Recognise The 7 Most Annoying People To Work With?

by Caitlin Terreblanche 19/06/2017 0 comments

It’s inevitable, when joining a company that you’ll come into contact with various different types of personalities from all walks of life. It’s what makes the work environment diverse and extremely interesting. However, as with everything, it does have its downside. You’ll come into contact with individuals that can make your work days seem endless and quite awful at times.

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How To Easily Find a Job

by Caitlin Terreblanche 13/06/2017 0 comments

As you may know, finding a job; especially in South Africa, is probably one of the hardest things you can attempt to do. With the unemployment rate currently at 27.7% with half of young adults unable to find work on their own, it’s no wonder that you’re trying various different methods in the hopes of finding a gem in the debris. However, there is hope.

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Employer Problems: How To Find THE ONE

by Caitlin Terreblanche 09/06/2017 0 comments

The time has come for you to take the next step; make another commitment. Of course, it doesn’t come without its own set of challenges. As an employer, you need to ensure that you choose the right person to fill the position. Not only do you need to take the welfare of your bank account into account, you also need to ensure that your company’s reputation remains intact without becoming known as the organisation with a high turnover.

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Career Tips: 10 Signs It’s Time For a Change

by Caitlin Terreblanche 07/06/2017 0 comments

Chances are if you’re reading this, you’re already at the stage where you’re considering sending out your CV for better career opportunities. It happens. Whether you’ve been dedicated to one specific company for years or you find yourself in a situation where staying with your current company has exceeded your one-year goal, you’re leaning towards greener pastures in the hopes of growing your career and finding new challenges along the way.

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What NOT To Wear To a Job Interview: 7 Fatal Mistakes

by Caitlin Terreblanche 25/05/2017 0 comments

When it comes to choosing your job interview outfit, it’s absolutely vital that you make the right fashion choices in order to leave a lasting impression for all the right reasons. As much as we’d like to deny it, first impressions really do count. Unfortunately, the wrong job interview outfit will completely diminish your qualifications and experiences; costing you an employment opportunity.

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