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Becoming a Chauffeur

Being a chauffeur can be a very rewarding career! Ideally, people who choose to pursue this career path truly enjoy driving and are sticklers for high-quality customer service delivery. Moreover, chauffeurs are required to be extremely discrete, polite, organised and above all professional. Thinking of pursuing this career? Here are some things to be taken […]

Skills Development: What You Need to Improve on Your Job Performance

According to a report by the World Bank, one-third of the working population residing in low and middle-income countries do not have the necessary skills required for quality jobs. Therefore, most of them aren’t able to exploit their potential fully. The situation doesn’t look like it is improving at any time. The labor market is […]

HotSeats launches – new UK job site for the digital, creative & marketing industries

If you’re looking for a job, it pretty much goes without saying that you’ll be using a job site. However with so many job sites out there, it’s more important than ever to choose the right one for you. Some job sites cover jobs in every market sector and in all locations whilst others are […]

When to Go Back for a Degree, and When Not To

When to Go Back for a Degree, and When Not To One of the most common questions among those who are new to the workforce is whether or not they should consider going back to school. Attending grad school can certainly be a great way to take your career to the next level, but to […]

How to sell yourself at Interview

How to sell yourself at interview… In essence a job search can be compared in many ways to a sales process. A CV or application form is like a window display with the employer on the outside looking in. If they like what they see, they arrange an interview, or enter the store and effectively […]

Old School Job Search Tips

‘Old School’ Job Search Tips Looking for a job is never an easy task, although at the current time, we all do have a lot more tools at our disposal than we once had – from innovative job boards to job search apps. Admittedly, technology is important in a job search, but so too are […]

How to Get More Job Interviews – Basic Tips

Working in recruitment, we were often told by candidates that they had applied for tens, maybe hundreds of jobs and often never heard back from the employer and never secured an interview. It’s an experience that the media tends to pick up on quite a bit too – tales of an unemployed graduate sending of […]

What to Consider When Looking at Colleges

Choosing the right school is a big and often complex decision. While the transfer option exists for a reason, most of the time it’s best to get it right the first time and avoid all the hassle and paperwork (and moving!). If you (or your son or daughter) are entering your senior year in high […]

How to become a Jobs Ninja…..

Espionage. Sabotage. Infiltration….Perhaps not words most commonly used to describe the skills required to be successful in your work life… However, in this current climate you will most definitely need training, strong tactics, and unique weaponry to succeed….Without further ado, let me begin your training to become a Jobs Ninja…. Training. We all have weaknesses. Everyone of […]

Tools

The Right Tools Will Make Your Career

In all career paths, there are certain tools you will need to be the best at your job. We tend to think of those tools as things like a college education or communication skills. However, there are physical tools that you need to have on hand. The accountant needs the calculator and the teacher needs […]

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