3 signs you're in the wrong career

26-Apr-2017 15:58:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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Not many people are lucky to love their job. 

In a 2015 Gallup poll, only about 31% of workers in the United States reported that they enjoyed what they do. It is estimated that the numbers are even lower worldwide. 

People love their jobs particularly when they feel they are good at what they're doing, feel valued by their employer, and believe that they're doing something meaningful. Unhappy employees will crave change - they either look for a new company to work for, or do something more drastic like choose a completely new career path.

If you're unhappy with your job, it's important to know whether you're not happy with your company, or whether you're in the wrong career. Only then will you be able to plan your next steps.   

 

Here are three signs that you should be planning a career change. 

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12 proven ways to increase your productivity at work

13-Apr-2017 16:43:05

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by Yolanda Graham

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Productivity is a main ingredient for success. The most successful people get to be where they are because they efficient and effective in their work. If you want to increase your productivity, incorporate these 12 productivity tips into your day.

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The most in-demand digital marketing specialisations

11-Apr-2017 17:28:24

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by Yolanda Graham

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Information technology advancements have exploded in the last 20 years. The importance of magazine and television ads have now been overshadowed by online ads, social media marketing, and the likes. As a result, traditional marketing roles have declined, and hundreds of digital marketing roles have emerged.

Whether you’re a technical geek, a sales superstar, an artist, or a wordsmith, the digital marketing ecosystem has a place for you. In this post, we highlight the top five in-demand digital marketing specialisations.

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5 questions to ask before you make a career change

06-Apr-2017 17:37:00

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by Yolanda Graham

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So, you've decided to change careers. 

You have an idea of what you want to do... or maybe you have no clue at all. Either way, a career change is a big step that needs some serious thought and planning. 

If you want a successful career change, start with asking yourself these five basic questions. 

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5 important elements of a cyber security resume

04-Apr-2017 18:10:18

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by Yolanda Graham

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With the rapid rise of the information technology sector, there’s no wonder that the Malaysian Critical Skills Monitoring Committee included various IT security jobs in the 2016/2017 critical occupations list.

IT security jobs are available not just in a variety of industries – like finance, retail, and manufacturing – but also in a variety of roles. You can choose to be an expert in viruses, in preventing systems from being hacked, in security policy creation, or in network design to name a few.   

Whatever role you choose, hiring managers for look for five critical elements in a cyber security resume: your academic qualifications, experience, technical skills, certifications, and your achievements.

Let’s take a closer look at those components. 

 

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