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Posted on Apr 19 2017 - 5:22pm by Editorial Staff
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Are you thinking of re-training, deciding what to study at university or you’re just simply curious as to what jobs earn the big bucks? A recent report by Glassdoor revealed that the highest paying jobs to go into are: Physician – If you want to earn lots of money, then study to become a doctor. Although you have to study for a long time, it will be worthwhile when you eventually start getting paid a huge salary of up to $180,000. That is some serious money. If you need to get financing to study to be a doctor or a dentist, you probably...

Workplaces can be stressful and competitive places. Whether it’s your first day on the job or if you’ve been working in your office for a considerable amount of time, you might feel like you’re sometimes being pushed to the limit both mentally and physically and you’re not getting enough of a reward for your trouble. Or perhaps it’s the constant itch of competition in the workplace that really grinds your gears. However, unless your employer is willing to listen, there probably won’t be many changes. So in order to stay healthy...

The saying goes, “finding a job is a full-time job in itself,” and in today’s society, the job market is tough, competitive and enduring. With the competition fierce and many people applying for the same job, holding the same relevant degrees, skills and talents as you do, sometimes it’s all about luck when breaking into your chosen industry. However, jobseekers should never lose hope, which is why we’re offering a guide on how to improve your job search, CV and interviewing skills. Relevancy is Crucial If you do not have the...

For people wanting to get into the lucrative financial sector, getting a degree is just the beginning. From there, there are literally dozens of career options, ranging all the way from niche insurance jobs to head of a brokerage firm. What’s more, financial services aren’t one giant monolithic block – they’re just as varied as any other industry, offering all kinds of services to clients. The trick to succeeding in the sector is to land in a job that complements your skills and interests. Some people love the idea of taking...

Real estate is a career for the motivated. We’ve all got the idea in our heads of a high-flying property manager who wears a new suit every day. When this looks like such a glamorous career, is it any wonder many of us are tempted? But, how do you get into real estate? This is one of those jobs that has no clear route of access. It’s not as simple as getting a qualification. Instead, most real estate firms value experience over qualification. So, how do you get that experience? In a lot of ways, it’s all about who you know. Real...

Job satisfaction is a key life goal for us all. The vision of a dream job can vary from person to person, with some focusing on money while others have emotional needs. For some workers, a suitable work-life balance is the priority. Whatever your idea of the perfect career might look like, there’s nothing more frustrating than seeing opportunities pass you by. Follow those top tips, and the waiting game will soon come to an end. What are you waiting for? Let’s get to work. Image Source Create New Opportunities The modern business...

There’s nothing quite like being offered a new job in a new destination. This is your chance to start afresh, somewhere new, and take one more step to achieving your long term goals. But however good a position and city might sound, there’s still plenty of things to consider. Below, we take a look at some essential details you’ll have to think through before you agree to take the job. The Inside Scoop on the Company You might have good feelings about a company, but all your contact so far has probably been via the internet and perhaps...

Posted on Apr 4 2017 - 2:37pm by Editorial Staff
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The days are getting longer, the daffodils are blooming, and everyone’s feeling energised. So there’s arguably no better time to clear the underbrush that’s holding you back from your CV and give your career options an injection of spring vitality. Emphasise industry placements. If your studies included an industry placement, promote it to a prominent position on your CV, and treat it as you would any paid experience. Emphasise the skills you developed as well as your achievements and the effect they had on the organisation. Even...

Posted on Mar 28 2017 - 6:28pm by Editorial Staff
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Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, it’s now possible for businesses to hire staff that don’t need to frequent an office each day. Remote working is on the rise and offers numerous advantages for both employers and their workers. Employees can better fit their work around personal commitments such as childcare. Meanwhile, the companies they work for enjoy a more productive and happier workforce! Of course, remote working can produce some challenges to employers. Here are some proven methods to better manage a remote workforce and...

The job interview is probably the scariest and most difficult part of the entire application process. As hard as it can be to create a carefully worded and effective application letter, that’s nothing compared to being put on the spot in the room with a group of strangers asking your questions. It’s no surprise then that this is the point where a lot of people trip up and ruin their chances at a job that they really want. There are dozens of reasons why someone might feel as though the job was within their grasp only to fall...