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Resilience: The Key Ingredient Of Success

Resilience: The Key Ingredient Of Success

If I only had one strength that I could choose, I would choose resilience.Resilience is the shock absorber for tough times, and there surely will be tough times occasionally. The only people who don’t experience bumpy waters are people who are not doing anything. The rest of […]

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10 Ways To Reduce Your Stress At Work

10 Ways To Reduce Your Stress At Work

Stress levels at work are higher than ever. According to a study of 2,000 professionals by Korn Ferry, almost two-thirds report that their stress levels now are higher than they were five years ago. Worse still, 76% say this stress has hurt their personal relationships, and 66% report […]

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Fired or laid off? This is how to tackle the subject in your next job interview

Fired or laid off? This is how to tackle the subject in your next job interview

When going for an interview for a new job, the recruiters may want to know about what happened in your last job – and if you were fired, they may want to know why. Most of us seek out to build longevity when accepting a new position, […]

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16 South African jobs that are in high demand right now

16 South African jobs that are in high demand right now

South Africa must drastically increase the numbers of Occupations in High Demand (OIHD) so it can participate in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), says Higher Education and Training minister Naledi Pandor. Speaking at the official opening of the National Skills Conference on Thursday (14 March), Pandor said […]

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Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 15

Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 15

How To Bounce Back When The Job Search Gets You Down Day 15: Don’t let adversity get you down. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. With a dream job in mind, an updated résumé in hand and responses to challenging interview […]

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Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 14

Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 14

Five Ways To Become The Job Candidate Recruiters Want To Poach Day 14: Position yourself to get poached. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. Wouldn’t it be great if you were happily working away at a job you love when […]

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Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 13

Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 13

The Top Four Ways To Turn Obstacles Into Opportunities In A Job Interview Day 13: Prepare responses to difficult questions. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. I’ve seen every background imaginable: astronaut, prime minister, Navy SEAL. And every hobby under […]

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Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 12

Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 12

Sell Your Destiny, Not Your History Day 12: Learn how to say what you want. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. It’s a simple question, and you’ve probably answered it hundreds of times. “What do you do?” If you’re like […]

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Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 11

Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 11

From Listing Skills To Leveraging Stories: How To Show, Not Tell, Your Value Day 11: Start telling stories. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. It’s been a long year already. That’s not a comment on the political environment, but on […]

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Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 10

Forbes’ Career Challenge: DAY 10

A Headhunter’s Guide To Working With A Recruiter Day 10: Consider recruiters. This post is part of Forbes’ Career Challenge: Get Job-Search Ready In 15 Days. Partnering with a recruiter to help with your job search is a crucial career decision. To shed some light on this unfamiliar […]

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