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High paying jobs without Uni

Do you really need a degree to get a high paying job? The answer is no.  There are many companies like IBM, Apple Ernst & Young, PWC, Ogilvy Group, and Google who got rid of all degree requirements, explaining that a candidate’s degree had no correlation to their future job performance. The idea is to hire Continued »

The final hurdle – REFERENCES

With the time and energy required to find that perfect role including searching, resume preparation, testing and the actual interview, an important final step of the process is often overlooked. References. It is reported that around 85% of hiring managers will check at least one reference as part of their recruitment process. More importantly, hiring Continued »

Best Practices For Career Growth

Walking the line between best and worst practice in terms of career growth is a very fine one. Some people try too hard while others don’t try hard enough. Here are some tips on getting the balance right. When it comes to the workplace, good relationships are often as important as being good at what Continued »

4 Habits of Unsuccessful Event Managers

Everyone has bad habits; it’s part of being human. If you’ve been working in the events industry for a while then you’ve probably developed some bad habits you find yourself repeating at every event you run. If you are looking to make 2015 your best year yet then why not consider cutting some of the Continued »

The Right Way To Apply For A Job

Once upon a time, applying for a job was a reasonably straight-forward process. Submit your cover letter and resume in response to an advertised position and wait by the phone in hopes of an interview. These days, however, constantly increasing competition has forced job seekers to adopt additional tactics to stand out and be seen, Continued »

Tips on Being a Good Leader

All too often we are subject to tales of woe about controlling bosses, patronising managers and dismissive leaders. It seems those with decent, nurturing and likeable bosses are well and truly in the minority. So what does it take to be a good leader? And can one learn the law of the land, or is Continued »

30 Steps To Take When Changing Careers at 30

By 30, the reality of your current career choice has set in. It’s also a time when you realise the career decisions you made in their 20’s don’t necessarily match your natural talent, abilities and passions. If you are thinking about a career change, at any age – you’re not alone. Changing careers is a Continued »

Surprising Celebrity Jobs Before They Were Famous

By Chloe Abotomey As children we all answered the question, ‘what do you want to be when you grow up’, with things like, a doctor, an astronaut, a princess or an actor. But as we grew up these answers changed. Its important to find a career that you are passionate about, and just to show that you not always Continued »

How To Stay Positive When You Hate Your Job

Hating your job is not overly unusual. In fact, it’s quite common. The question is how you deal with it and make the best of what you’ve got. Perhaps it’s your boss or your colleagues, or maybe the job itself. Whatever the reason, there is always a way to rise above it and stay positive, Continued »