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“People don’t leave jobs, they leave bad managers.” I’m sure you’ve read that statement many times on the internet. For the most part, the statement is true; a bad manager can make your work life miserable. The origin of the statement Sadly, this anecdote was originally aimed...

If you have ever been fired you may have hoped to sweep it under the carpet. Unfortunately if you try and hide it, it is more likely to come back and “bite” you later. Being dismissed is not the end of the road for your...

While Social Media has become a great tool for marketing departments, it can be a headache for Human resources. The risk of people posting content that defames and damages the reputation of your organisation is ever present. There are direct and indirect consequences to what...

A hobby is an activity that you do in your own time for leisure. While this doesn’t sound like something that can help you grow your career, taking up a hobby has unexpected benefits. Is it worth taking up a hobby if I want to focus...

The art of storytelling allows one to make your listener part of the message you are sending. A compelling story can involve the listener emotionally and make a true connection. Storytelling in a job interview will take you away from the numbers and data and...

Being involuntarily unemployed is one of life’s toughest times. This is especially true if you have people depending on you to provide for them. Depending on your skills and experience, finding employment may take a few months. Here are 7 things you can do while unemployed...

Video Interviewing is going to become more common in the recruitment process. The major benefit of video interviewing is the time saved on scheduling and commuting to and from an in-person interview. It will not replace the in-person interview, but is a pre-screening process. This...

Recruitment professionals are relying more and more on computerised systems. It makes sense considering computers help us do everything else in life. An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) enables us to source, screen, assess and engage with job seekers all over the world. We can do this...