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How to quit a job you hate

Everything has a lifecycle, including jobs. People quit jobs for so many reasons, maybe a better job opportunity has come up, family circumstances have changed or you just hate this job. If you hate the job to the point where everyone around you knows, you are probably on the verge of quitting. And you should

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Does job hopping look bad?

Where do you stand on job hopping? I remember when I was in my very first job, everyone said to stay in a job for at least a year, no matter what. I was told that it would look bad if I left a job after a few months, or had few positions that only

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4 of the most revealing interview questions to ask candidates

If you followed our six week series on how to answer questions on core skills then you should be well versed on how to answer standard interview questions. Everyone should be able to answer questions on teamwork, communications and time management at the very least. As part of the interview process, you need to delve a bit deeper

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Giving feedback after an interview

We all love making the phone call where we tell the person they got the job. That is the best feeling. What isn’t easy is telling the person who didn’t get the job why. So you have two options on how you notify the candidate – on the phone or by email. If it’s early

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Interview Preparation 101: Adaptability

Adaptability is the ability to deal with unpredictable issues or changes when they come up. If you go into an interview, you will be asked about how you deal with changes in the workplace. Employers are looking for candidates that can handle change, balance priorities and stay calm when ad hoc tasks come up. Saying

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Interview Prep 101: Communication Questions

I can’t think of a single job that doesn’t require some form of communication skills. And communication skills feed into every other skill like teamwork and client facing skills. We all need to be able to communicate with our team, our managers and other people that we interact with in our day to day jobs, and ultimately that’s what

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Interview Prep 101: Client Facing Questions

Client facing skills are relevant to all roles, regardless of whether you work in sales or work in the back office. Your clients might be external customers or within the organisation such as another department. So having an understanding of client-facing skills will help you in every interview. Your personality and behaviour play a big

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Interview Prep 101: Motivation

Part three of our Interview Preparation series is motivation. We’ve covered teamwork and time management in our earlier posts. Motivation is a trickier one to answer, but “what motivates you?” is a very common question. It’s a broad question; it can be hard to answer and figure out the best way to respond. Everyone is motivated differently; salary, job

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Interviewing Prep 101: Time Management Questions

In part one of our Interview Preparation series we covered behavioural questions on teamwork and how to best answer these questions. In this section, we’re going to focus on answering time management.  Time management is an essential skill for any job. Time management doesn’t necessarily mean how you spend your time at work and how quickly you

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