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How To Make A Successful Career Pivot Over The Age Of 40

Feeling the need to transition to a new career after age 40? You’re not alone. While you can make a career change and leave one path to go on a completely different and divergent one, a career pivot…

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Importance of Career Development

Although the business environment has been endlessly experiencing negative changes such as economic downsizing and restructuring resulting in fewer hierarchical positions but at the same time the need for improving productivity while keeping a pace with continuously changing…

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Transferable Skills: What to Highlight on Your Resume

We all know how important it is to highlight relevant skills and accomplishments on your resume as a means to generating interviews. Sometimes though, you might see or hear of an opportunity that you would like to apply…

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What your social media presence says about you

Do you want the gatekeeper to your dream job to make an assessment of you based on that Facebook photo of you lying on the floor, legs akimbo after one too many sambucas? Probably not. What you do…

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How role playing can perfect your interview skills

Communication coaches video their clients’ presentations to highlight distracting mannerisms or awkward body language. Role playing your interview from beginning to end (with a friend “acting” the interviewer) can do more than just reveal a limp handshake. A…

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Learn to unlearn

  Is teaching-learning limited only to application of knowledge already acquired? Or does it also call for looking at things anew? “ The illiterate of the future are not those who can’t read or write but those who…

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Too much of a perfectionist?

While a commitment to doing something well is commendable, an obsession with the output may be disastrous Last fortnight, I had written about the dangers of the kind of social comparison that is fuelled by social media, that…

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3 Easy Fixes for Social Media Profiles

Social media is important for the job search and can sometimes serve as a potential employer’s first impression of you. If you are on the job hunt, it’s important to have clean social media profiles so that you…

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HR professionals will have ‘robots’ for colleagues

Technologies that seem to function with a mind of their own will soon drive human capital management The future is at the door. According to a report by Gartner, an American research and advisory firm, by 2020, almost…

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The three Ts of organisational development

Attracting the best talent, building trust and transformational leadership are factors that have always been much valued in organisational development. However, in recent times, organisations often have to take innovative steps to ensure these factors are in place….

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