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How to answer; So tell me about yourself

How to answer; So tell me about yourself

Reading Time: 2 minutes More often these days, employers and recruiters are conducting “pre-interview” phone interviews. They don’t necessarily mean you get the job if you ace it, however, if it doesn’t go well, it could mean you’re automatically off the list for a follow up face-to-face interview. Here are a few things to consider before taking a phone interview. Many interviews begin with the interviewer asking, “So, tell me about yourself.” This question is a way of easing you into the interview so…

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Essential back to school tips for parents

Essential back to school tips for parents

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s that time again! The school holidays can be such a relaxing time for families; no routines, no early morning drop-offs, and no homework! When it’s time for school to go back after the summer holidays, parents play a key role in setting the kids up for success. They can influence how their children feel about starting back at school and this, in turn, can affect their achievement throughout the year. It is beneficial when parents work with teachers and…

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What is empathy? – The skill that drives connection in recruitment

What is empathy? – The skill that drives connection in recruitment

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s a declining trait in today’s workplace and society in general. And that’s a shame because, in a people-driven environment like the recruitment industry, learning and developing empathic skills can be a huge boost to your client, candidate and colleague relationships. Simply put, it’s the ability to understand and appreciate another person’s feelings and experiences. Asking a question such as ‘How would I feel if that happened to me?’ is to empathise; to take a look at a situation from another…

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How to network like a boss

How to network like a boss

Reading Time: 2 minutes Did some person you’ve never met try to connect with you on LinkedIn? For some, networking can sometimes be terrifying. For others, it may seem like pointless small talk. In today’s era of technology, expanding your network is important, and there are many ways to do so. Building your network can be your greatest asset to finding a new job or building your career. What can you do to build and nurture your network? 1. Rebrand your social presence Your…

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How to write a dope cover letter

How to write a dope cover letter

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some people might ask themselves: is a cover letter necessary? Well my friends, the answer to that question is definitely yes. A cover letter is your chance to impress the hiring manager for the job you’re applying for by showcasing your skills and your personality. Your cover letter fills in the experience gaps between your resume’s bullet points. Not sure where to start? I’ve compiled some tips to help make the process a little easier. Short and sweet The guide should be…

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What to do after you’ve just nailed an interview

What to do after you’ve just nailed an interview

Reading Time: 2 minutes Just finished an interview? Confident that you’ve got the job? It’s not over just yet! Even a great interview can be undone by the actions you choose to take after. Here are 4 steps you can take to increase your chances of landing that dream job you’ve always wanted. Follow up with a thank you email After every interview both bad or good, it’s polite to show common courtesy by reaching out to every person you had the interview with,…

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