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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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How technology has impacted the workplace: Riding the Wave of Change

Remember when typing used to be a marketable skill? There was a time when typing was a valuable asset that would be the highlight of any resume. Since then, the number of new technologies to improve efficiency and productivity in the workplace has been growing exponentially, with some technologies...

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Job Switching – Is it the right choice for you?

The grass is always greener on the other side. We often put aside what we have in the search for the possibility of something better. However, how can you guarantee that job switching will bring you something better? At People Profilers, we believe that finding the right job may...

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7 Ways to Retain Employees

After you put in the time, effort and investment to hire the best employees possible, you need to retain that talent.  Salary, retirement plans and vacation benefits are high on the list of why those great employees took the job, but they are not good enough to keep them in your employ for...

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7 Reasons Why Your Employees Are Leaving

Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. Sometimes there’s a valid reason–the person was a bad fit for the team, or moved away for personal reasons, or was offered an opportunity too great to pass up. In those cases, even if it’s a difficult transition, it feels fundamentally...

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Try These 10 Tips For A Better Work-Life Balance

In a society dedicated to career development, finding enjoyment both in and outside the office can be tricky. Work-life balance is the key to enjoying work and life. When work overwhelms us, our personal lives struggle, and vice versa. Taking care of yourself builds a fully rounded lifestyle while...

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8 Things To Know That Your Boss Shouldn’t Be Doing To You

Some of us are lucky. We have encouraging bosses who take the time to mentor us and ensure that we’re on the right track when assigned new tasks. But not everyone’s this lucky as some employers out there pretend to care for you but in reality, they just make...

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How Long Does It Really Take To Get A New Job?

You’ve been working it and hustling to finding a new job – tweaking your resume and applying to jobs online. You might be wondering how long it really takes a get a new job. A new job in a month’s time is likely not going to happen. Read on...

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