6 tough interview questions answered

6 Tough Interview Questions, Answered

Ace Your Interview

Interviewing for a job can be really nerve-wracking even for a seasoned job seeker. The possibility of your palms sweating, your voice cracking or your heart racing as you rack your brains for the best answer to the interviewer’s question becomes a reality. Fortunately, you can do something to avoid this by preparing for the ... more

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5 Valuable Tips for a Successful Internship

Corporate World Welcome Kit

Internships and on-the-job trainings provide graduating students with first-hand experience on how real work feels like. It’s an important milestone for it shapes one’s professional expectations and attitude in the working world. Most of us have been interns or trainees before and while there is no way we can turn back time to change what ... more

Why Quitting Your Job is a Lot Like Breaking Up

Why Quitting Your Job is a Lot Like Breaking Up

Resignation

Breaking up is hard to do. So is quitting your job. It may not be something that you planned or has given much thought of, but sometimes it just happens. You find yourself a little confused, uneasy and half-hearted; you fear regret, the feeling of abandonment and even retaliation, yet you realize that now is ... more

Managing Common Office Distractions to Increase Your Productivity

Managing Common Office Distractions to Increase Your Productivity

Work Management

We live in a world where almost everyone is in a rush—whether it’s getting to a meeting venue on time, submitting work notes on schedule, beating traffic so as to not be late to work or school—these are just some of the common scenarios that mirror how hectic our schedules have become. With so many ... more

Making the Big Switch from Self-Employment to Employment

Making the Big Switch from Self-Employment to Employment

Job Hunting Strategies

Entering the workforce after a stint at self-employment? There are a few special things to consider before you start working for somebody else’s company. Unlike regular job seekers, those who were previously self-employed may find it extra challenging to convey to hiring managers their need to seek regular employment. Good thing this article will help ... more

The Millennial’s Job Hunting Guide: Tips and Tricks for Gen Y Job Seekers

The Millennial’s Job Hunting Guide: Tips and Tricks for Gen Y Job Seekers

Corporate World Welcome Kit

Millennials, the generation of people born in 1981 – 2000, often get a bad rap from the older generations. They are often seen as lazy, materialistic, entitled and spoiled, with the media adding fuel to the fire by hyping their supposed shortcomings on magazine covers, news articles and essays around the web. This same group of ... more

7 Ways to Get Over Job Interview Nerves

7 Ways to Get Over Job Interview Nerves

Ace Your Interview

If the thought of attending a job interview brings you jitters, you are not alone. Harris Interactive Inc., a leading market research firm, released a study on job interview anxiety in 2013 which revealed that nervousness during job interviews as the chief source of worry amongst job seekers. A small dose of nervous energy is good ... more

Networking the Right Way: 6 Tips that Will Work for Your Career

Networking the Right Way: 6 Tips that Will Work for Your Career

Job Hunting Strategies

Take your job hunting efforts to the next level and get yourself much closer to your dream job! Forget about the old school way of job hunting where you just idle about and wait for the Sunday paper to seek out openings. To stand out in today’s tough job market, you need to be more proactive ... more