Posts tagged “Career Advice” (Page 2)

How to beef up your professional development

There are many benefits to completing training courses - including the chance to boost your employable skills, whether you’re looking for work, or improving your standing within your existing company. Types of training courses can include first aid skills, leadership skills, and specialist training in computer software, as well as many other opportunities. It’s possible to find free training courses in your area by looking at job fairs, training websites, colleges, and listings in your place of work. In terms [...]

How to get a promotion: 5 steps to success

No one likes standing still when it comes to their career. If you’ve been fulfilling the same role for over a year without any additional responsibility or additional income – you’ve hit a roadblock. Don’t sit around and wait for your employer to notice that you deserve a promotion, prove it to them. We’ve developed a 5-step process to follow in order to get that promotion. If you’re not willing to put in the effort and take the initiative to achieve [...]

How to network in-person

When professionals refer to networking to advance their career, many times they are simply referring to their use of the social networking site LinkedIn.com. Yes, LinkedIn has done a fantastic job of branding itself as the #1 method to grow your professional network, but let’s not throw away the traditional methods just yet. Humans are more likely to remember an individual they’ve met in person, rather than a name they’ve viewed on a screen. Therefore, networking in-person will remain the most [...]

What To Wear To Work: How Your Style Affects Your Career

Just because you’re following the dress code, that doesn’t mean you are dressing acceptably for the company image. A dress code is a simple guideline to ensure you maintain the most important aspects of the company image, but it doesn’t tell you about the appropriate style to maintain. It’s true, many people don’t have a care in the world when it comes to being “stylish”, but that can also affect your career. We’re not talking about keeping up with the [...]

How To Interview: 7 Things You Should Never Do

I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve heard the statement – “If I can get the interview, then I’ll get the job”. Many people tend to be very confident about their interview skills. When they don’t get the position, they assume they didn’t have the skill level the employer was looking for, but the real reason may be that they broke some major interview rules. When it comes to interviewing, most people are concerned about what they’re going [...]