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Asking questions of your recruiter

A job interview is as much about you finding a suitable manager as it is about them finding the right candidate for the role. Reverse-interviewing involves approaching your next interview quite strategically. Ideally you should personally ask 30% of the total questions to demonstrate your engagement and excitement around the role you have applied for. ​

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Have you been using your personal networks

Finding the right job may require you to use multiple channels from using your own personal networks, responding to job advertisements or meeting with a recruiter. ​ If you decide you need to engage the services of a recruitment specialist, the recruiter will be evaluating you carefully but you should also be evaluating the recruiter to

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Searching stability

Five Prime Ministers in five years, rejection of economic union with Europe and a potential trade war with China. Not that long ago, the thought of any of the above occurring would have seem laughable. The fact that two have already happened speaks volumes at the emerging discontent in broader western society. Many commentators have spoken

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Are you ready for telecommuniting

Last month we spoke about how people can work with anyone, regardless of core emotional traits. I wanted to emphasise that just because you might be a cool headed person at work doesn’t mean you can’t get along well with a competitive, demanding and strong-willed person. By switching on the conscious part of our minds we

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Redundancy Shock: How to overcome job loss

Last month we spoke about how people can work with anyone, regardless of core emotional traits. I wanted to emphasise that just because you might be a cool headed person at work doesn’t mean you can’t get along well with a competitive, demanding and strong-willed person. By switching on the conscious part of our minds we

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Business on fire: The brain science of success

Communication is the science of self-awareness. We challenge ourselves each day with the question “Who am I?” a lot more than we pay attention to who other people are. White collar professionals don’t get paid for their manual labour, rather they are brought on board to think, articulate and interact with co-workers, managers and stakeholders. Work

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