With summer holidays and vacations upon us, it’s a good idea to have a book (or an audiobook) handy for long flights or quiet moments. Here’s a list of my favourite reads that I’m sure you’ll find intellectually stimulating.
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Over the past few months, I noticed the occasional message in my inbox: “One of your LinkedIn connections has invited you to join Opportunity!” I decided to check it out and thought I’d share my first impressions. If you’ve been receiving these emails also and wondering about Opportunity, read on.
I’m excited that I’ll be going to my Alma Mater tomorrow to help students practice their interview skills. It’s inspired me to write this article. The challenge many students face is how to speak about their experiences. I’d like to share a few thoughts on how to approach this and ace your interview.
Of the many things to consider during a job search, your social media presence should be one of them.
You’ve been diligently sending out applications but you aren’t getting called back. This can be a frustrating experience. Here are the top 3 reasons why this may be happening and how to fix them.
I know it’s January. Hear me out. One of the things I loved most when I was in Talent Acquisition was Campus Recruitment. Going on campus, talking to students, listening to their aspirations and concerns – I would always come back to the office energized and delighted. I love seeing people capture opportunities and succeed, which
If you haven’t logged into your LinkedIn profile for a while, the new year might be a good time to update it or create a profile if you don’t already have one.
If you haven’t already, sooner or later in your career, you will probably work with a third-party recruiter. Third-party recruiter (TPR) is an all-encompassing term, similar to the word “tree” – you can have palm trees, pine trees, oak trees and fruit-bearing trees, for example. So too can you have a wide variety of TPRs. My
The main difference between a temporary and a permanent job is essentially that a permanent position has no defined end date, whereas with a temporary position does. So how can someone benefit from a temporary job?
Back in 2008 when I was still working at the agency, we were all buzzing with excitement about this new platform, LinkedIn. We regarded it as “the professional Facebook” since the all-encompassing term “social media” was not yet common. At the time, we all recognized the awesome power LinkedIn could have with respect to finding candidates and growing