Why is it extremely difficult to decide which job offer to accept when both offers have very attractive rewards and perks? What would you prefer, a role with fantastic benefits, career progression and overall job satisfaction, or a role that offers a competitive annual salary with uncapped commission?
Do you ever feel like you have lots of contact names from networking, your current job, and life in general, but you don’t know how to leverage them? It can be difficult to think of ways to approach them, or even what you want to approach them for.
With a worldwide market, competition for jobs is global. On one hand this means more competition for the position you are applying for, on the other hand you can now apply for more positions throughout the world.
Cape Town - A new online game - Team C4 - hopes to help more young South Africans to obtain jobs in the contact centre industry.
The industry is one of South Africa’s major sources of employment, especially for unemployed matriculants and employs more than 215 000 people in SA.
Looking for a job? Why would an employer choose you over the other candidates who may well have just as much experience as you and be just as qualified? Ask yourself the above question, can you honestly say that you can offer more than the next person lined up to interview for the position YOU should get?
With résumé fraud making headlines more and more, executive search firm Odgers Berndtson has listed some of the most common lies told on CVs, and has advised on how to avoid getting caught blind by lying candidates.
Job searching can be a tedious, depressing, and long-term project if you don’t know some of the shortcuts that the smartest job seekers take to decrease the number of applications they make and the length of their job search.
Apply these tips to your job hunt and you’re likely to see excellent results:
It pays to groom your references. Grooming your references is essential; knowing exactly where you stand and avoiding surprises can be the make-it or break-it in a search. A little time with a reference can result in great returns.
Here are 10 easy steps to preparing your references to work for you:
Have you ever thought about what you might say if the CEO of your dream company stepped onto an elevator and struck up a conversation with you?
That’s the idea behind having an elevator pitch.
Some of my clients have asked me if it makes sense to apply for a job they aren’t fully qualified for.
While I won’t give you a straight yes or no answer – I’d like share some observations from my recruitment work and also my interview coaching practice.