Recruitment Agencies VS Job Portals: When should you engage recruiters?

Recruitment used to be done internally.    But all that changed with the Internet.   Online recruitment has quickly become the preferred method of scouting talent, with industry commentators forecasting the decline of recruitment agencies as a result of that.    However, both online recruiters and recruitment agencies have...

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Recruitment Agencies VS Job Portals: When should you engage recruiters?

Recruitment used to be done internally. But all that changed with the Internet.   Online recruitment has quickly become the preferred method of scouting talent, with industry commentators forecasting the decline of recruitment agencies as a result of that. However, both online recruiters and recruitment agencies have the same goal.  ...

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Recruitment Agencies VS Job Portals: When should you engage recruiters?

Recruitment used to be done internally.    But all that changed with the Internet.   Online recruitment has quickly become the preferred method of scouting talent, with industry commentators forecasting the decline of recruitment agencies as a result of that.    However, both online recruiters and recruitment agencies have...

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Which collaboration platforms are the best for your teamwork needs?

Until the world returns to a time without social distancing and masks, it can be a head-scratching problem to improve your work team’s efficiency and productivity from home, with your temptingly comfy beds just around the corner and the refrigerator next door. COVID-19 pandemic and consequential measures, including the...

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Cover Letter: Is it still essential or not? 

You’ve filled up your name, contact number, email and also attached your resume. But just before you submit your job application, while double-checking your details, you come across this line: [Insert Cover Letter] Optional. You’re about to ignore it–after all, it says ‘optional’. But what if it’ll increase your...

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How to maintain good workplace relationships

Think about a time when your work didn’t involve interacting with people at all. Nothing pops to mind? That’s probably because almost everything at the workplace – from being on multi-purpose teams for big projects to simple interactions with colleagues in the same office – requires some form of interaction...

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How to be a good boss

The saying goes “People don’t quit their jobs, they quit their bosses”. It’s clear that one’s boss is extremely important to an employee’s well-being in the organisation, which can in turn affect morale, productivity and turnover. Being a boss is difficult – it’s not just about managing people, but...

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Social Media and your career

In this day and age, social media is a must have for everyone. Most organisations even have their own social media page for branding, marketing and communication purposes. However, how can the use of social media impact your job and career? Here are some ways you can use social...

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What defines a good job?

Ask anyone to define what a “good job” means to them and you’d probably hear many similar answers – good salary, health benefits, days of leave etc. However, what actually defines a good job for many usually moves beyond the tangibles of what’s stated in your employment contract. Here...

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Dating your Colleague: Relationships in the Workplace

Picture this. You meet someone that checks all your boxes – they’re intelligent, sincere, can carry a conversation and most importantly, makes you laugh. The problem? They’re your boss. When it comes to maintaining professionalism in the workplace, most companies have some form of dating policy in the office....

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