Career Gaps Are Not Uncommon Have you been on a career break, and now you’re struggling to get back to work? Are you a mum who’s been on maternity leave, or have you been unemployed due to no fault of your own? I can empathise with you because I have been there. I have been […]
A job applicant recently received advice from her colleague that the gaps in her employment history could be easily fixed by “stretching out” the employment dates on her resume. This sounded simple and innocent enough, but it did raise some questions with this person, and she asked what I would do. In my […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDuFP6KAch4 Looking for a job can feel like a marathon, and at some stage, you’re going to hit the wall. Why? Because you are overwhelmed and stressed out with the hundreds of: Hundreds of job postings you’ve had to leaf through. Hundreds of job applications, cover letters and resumes you written. All the scheduling trying […]
Once upon a time, people chose a job that would take them from the start of their career right through until retirement. This rarely happens anymore unless you are extremely lucky to find a job that would fulfill all of your needs: money, career satisfaction and personal fulfillment. And even if you are lucky enough […]
These days, a single job posting can receive hundreds (if not thousands) of applications for a single position.
During your job search, you will probably lose count of the number of jobs you apply for. Getting organised makes a lot of sense if you want to keep track of the different jobs you apply for.
Technology is constantly changing. With each new advance, the skillset required to perform the duties of a specific job change as well, so it’s important for job seekers to keep their skills up-to-date.
Finding a new job is not always an easy task, and it can be a little harder if you’re wanting to kick off or take the next step in your career.