Career Tag

“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...

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...

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...

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...

If you ask most people how they like to be managed by their boss, they’ll probably say they prefer an “open door” policy. They will say that they like to be empowered and want the relationship to be respectful and honest.  But can people actually...

The decision to be an entrepreneur or an employee is not one to be taken lightly. There are pros and cons for both avenues and neither is without risk. Being an entrepreneur may or may not give you more money than being an employee would. So...

Being proactive can help us take advantage of the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is currently underway. Each industrial change has largely benefited the world by increased production and quality. The working world has improved at each turn, although there is always a slow period in...

The workplace is changing, and the job roles in demand will change with it. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is bringing about some changes in the way we operate. Technological advances mean there will be more automation, even in administrative and logical thinking processes. While there is going...