7 blog posts you need to read to prepare for your job search

31-Jan-2017 14:03:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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If you’re in the midst of looking for a job, you’ll need to update your resume, write cover letters and polish your interview skills. 

To help you increase the quality of your job applications, we’ve curated seven helpful blog posts that will prepare you for your job search.

 

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How to increase your value and future-proof your career

26-Jan-2017 17:34:16

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by Yolanda Graham

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In the past couple of years, we’ve seen more and more newspaper headlines reporting employee retrenchments, business mergers, and acquisitions. Government changes, new policy creations, and even the natural evolution of trade and industry may force companies to adjust their goals and operations in order to remain profitable. They may need to extinguish or create new teams, or modify what they require from their employees.

What this means is that we’re compelled to constantly update and sharpen our skills – either to stay valuable to the company, or to remain relevant to the job market.

So how do you increase your value at work and to future-proof your career? Here are some tips for staying at the top of your game.  

 

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10 simple rules for a successful interview

24-Jan-2017 17:00:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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Nervous during interviews? You’re not alone.

Job interviews are one of life's most nerve-wracking experiences. After putting in a lot of effort into writing a resume, the interview is your last chance to convince the company that they should hire you.

Your best bet is to prepare for the interview as much as you can as much as you can. To help you prepare, we give you an infographic outlining the 10 simple rules for a successful interview. 

 

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10 courses you can take to recharge your skills in 2017

19-Jan-2017 12:33:30

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by Yolanda Graham

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If, like many Malaysians, you've got plans to excel in your career this year, why not add a new qualification to your resume? 

From marketing to programming, here are some courses that can recharge your skills and take your career from good to great. 

 

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7 courses that will help your career in IT security

17-Jan-2017 18:11:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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According to Michael Brown, CEO at Symantec, the world’s largest security software vendor, the demand for cyber security professionals is expected to rise to 6 million globally by 2019.

The demand is mirrored in the Malaysian job market, with the Critical Skills Monitoring Committee including various IT security jobs in the 2016/2017 critical occupations list.

That’s good news for anyone who has a deep interest in pursuing a career in technology security.

 

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