5 ways upskilling will make your employer love you more

09-Feb-2017 21:37:09

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by Yolanda Graham


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In a constantly evolving economy, the most valuable asset you can have is up-to-date skills. Technology is always advancing; entrepreneurship is making innovation compulsory – so what companies need are employees that have the necessary capabilities to help them succeed.

With this in mind, you should always look for opportunities to expand and update your skills. Not only will you be preparing yourself for a rewarding career, you’ll also become an asset that a company will not want to let go.

Here are five ways upskilling will make your employer love you more.

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10 things that reveal who you really are to potential employers

07-Feb-2017 18:00:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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Imagine that you're considering a new mobile phone.

Chances are that the brand of the phone would be important to you. That’s because the brand carries a reputation and tells you a lot about the quality of the phone. It tells you whether it will be worth what you'll be paying for.

In the same way brand names speak about the quality of a product, your personal brand communicates your talents, skills, and what it would be like to work with you. Your personal brand is a powerful tool for telling your current and potential employers what they can expect from you as an employee.

Here are 10 ways you reveal who you really are to current and potential employers: 

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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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