The Five Deadliest Job Interview Mistakes

    A lot of people are confused about job interviews. They think a job interview is like a citizenship exam. They think that if they study hard and give the right answer to each question put to them, everything will be fine. At a citizenship exam, if you answer the questions correctly you’ll get […]

5 Clever things to do after your internship ends

If you are a young, career-minded hopeful just completing your internship, don’t close the door on this experience just yet. There are at least five clever things to do after your internship ends. Say thank you This cannot be stressed enough. Say thank you to the company by sending a well-written letter, but also do […]

5 Things Millennials Need to Know About Winning at Work

  Each generation molds the business world into its own image.  The Mad Men era reflected the values and ideals of the World War 2 generation: regimentation and corporate hierarchy. Today’s environment reflects the values and ideals of the Boomer generation: mostly individualism that lapses into selfishness.  The Boomers started gaining power in the 1980s, […]

5 Attributes to Look for in High-Performing Employees

With so much attention paid to innovations and disruptive business models in the venture capital and startup world, it can be easy to overlook the vital importance of great people. I keep a quote from legendary venture capitalist Arthur Rock in mind when hiring: “What I’m interested in is investing in people.” Of course, every […]

Communication Strategy: Understand Job Seekers

I read something recently that surprised me: 29% of active job seekers in a recent survey use Google+ to find a job.  My first assumption was that active job seekers will do anything to find a job.  But, I was shocked to read that an even higher percentage of random respondents said they use Google+ […]

Companies That Don’t Embrace Social Media Might Be Treading Water, Experts Say

The water’s fine in the social media pool, but many companies are still afraid to allow workers to dive in. Experts say employers should take the social media plunge to buoy their brand and improve productivity.   A couple of years ago, General Electric Co. wasn’t satisfied with how it was bringing good ideas to […]

7 Things to look out for in your first job

careers24.com | Nov 13th 2013 If you’ve just received your university degree, you’re probably looking out for jobs and trying to figure out where you belong in the working world, right? Well, before you accept any job offer, take a look at these pointers on what to look for in your first job. It might be difficult […]

Interview techniques and tips for graduates

Interviews for graduate jobs come in a variety of formats: competence interviews, telephone interviews, panel interviews, technical interviews and now, strengths interviews. If you’re going face-to-face (or on the phone) with graduate recruiters then knowing what to expect and how to prepare will give you a head start and keep your interview nerves at bay. […]