Personal branding is a self-marketing strategy that helps people understand who you are, what type of work you do and what opportunities you are looking to cease. Find how to enhance your brand and grow your network in this article. Continue reading The psychology of personal branding and networking
In this article I review Yangeni Chendelas “Become Unstoppable” and share my 5 biggest take aways from the book. Happy reading! Continue reading BECOME UNSTOPPABLE: 50 Magic Lessons to Maximising your Hidden Potential
Ironically, job seeking is a full-time job! You spend significant hours finding jobs that match your ambitions. Editing your CV, going for interviews, getting rejected, and fielding questions from well-meaning friends & family about how the job search is going. It’s no surprise that many job seekers experience burnout! Find out how to manage unemployment burnout in this article. Continue reading Managing job seeker & unemployment burnout
Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) are increasingly part of the recruitment process. It is highly likely that your CV will be reviewed by AI before a human ever sees it. Here are tips for getting your CV past AI. Continue reading Getting your CV past Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Approximately 250 people apply for roles in knowledge work, and only five get called in for interviews. That means you beat 98% of the other people who applied. At this point, the organisation is trying to find out if you are as great in person as you are on paper. The great news is you are better! These tips will make sure you come across as such: Continue reading A comprehensive interview guide
Are you applying for your dream job or anything closely resembling your skill set? I think it’s a question worth reflecting on because if you always do what you have done, how can you ever become more. Find out how to pivot from your current role to your dream job in this article. Continue reading How to pivot from your Current Role to your Dream Job
Recruiters typically spend less than 1 minute looking at your CV. Find out how to design a 5 star CV in this comprehensive guide to engage busy recruiters and hiring managers. Continue reading CV Designing – A Comprehensive Guide
Whether you are writing for academics or business, your readers are busy people with multiple priorities. An abstract acts as your paper’s elevator pitch and chief salesperson by hooking your readers, defining the boundaries of your narrative, and stating why it matters. Continue reading Writing 101 – Abstracts & Executive Summaries
It was a great day until you learned you must write a cover letter, essay or report! I know the feeling! Some days, writing feels like dodging bullets and a 5 sentence paragraph leaves me gasping for breath.
But writing doesn’t have to induce fight or flight responses. In this article, I share 2 simple formulas for structuring paragraphs that you can use to improve your writing experience and outcomes. Continue reading Writing 101 – The Paragraph
You have finally aced those interviews and been offered your dream job. What comes next??? Well, Probation! The probation period can be seen as a work test period for the employer and employee’s benefit.
Find out more about probation in this article. Continue reading Probation in Zambia