8 lessons learnt, from my first 8 years

You can do business with family. With respect, trust and boundaries, there is absolutely no need why you couldn’t involve family.I’ve been extremely fortunate to have my parents involved managing the businesses finance, who better to trust?   The size of your team does not equate to the success of your business.Not everyone was born

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The real interview process

Did you know your interview starts at the first point of communication? “PLEASE SEND YOUR CV IN PDF ALONG WITH REASONS WHY YOU WOULD BE SUITABLE FOR THE ROLE” That is what you call a direct instruction. Your interview process as begun. If you can’t follow the very first instruction, it is highly likely you

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It sucks being in the job market

For the human race to have evolved to a place where we sending cars into space, you would think we would have made applying for work easier. Job hunting is degrading, energy sucking, repetitive and soul destroying. (To say the least). The process goes along the lines of registering with portal number 1, fill out

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The importance of communication

“80% of your success will be determined by your communication skills” As recruiters, we often get asked what skills are lacking or desired in the marketplace, and after expanding our markets into Finance, HR, Marketing, and Admin, we’ve realized the most important skill in any industry is Communication. Has technology contributed to the decrease in

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Tips for your resignation letter

Keep it short. There is no need to add lengthy explanations; if you need to get something off your chest, albeit in a professional manner, you can do so in a private conversation with your manager. Adapt it to your contract. Showing that you have considered the terms of your contract shows that your decision

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What you need to know about Counter-Offers

An article from http://www.destinyman.com/ Most people who accept counter-offers finds themselves looking for a new job two to six months later because their situation was the same and the reason/s that lead them to look for a new job initially still hadn’t been resolved. Whatever the reasons were for wanting to change jobs, you would

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Top tips and questions for interview preperation

Preparation is key. Nothing sets a better impression than a well-prepped interviewee. Below are a few pointers on how to prepare yourself. 1. Research the company on their website, Linkedin, their social media platforms and possibly Glassdoor / Indeed. 2. Research the Directors / Management / Investors – somehow it always makes the interview a

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Understanding your salary

It is vital that you understand your current salary package as well as what you are expecting. Not only is this one of the most sensitive topics, it can make or break your next opportunity. Cost to company = the full value you cost the company. Includes all benefits, deductions and extra’s (do they pay

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