Career Guides

Career Anchors

Edgar Schein at MIT has identified eight themes and has shown that people will have prioritized preferences for these. For example a person with a primary theme of Security/Stability will seek secure and stable employment over, say, employment that is challenging and riskier. People tend to stay anchored in one area and their career will

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CV Advice

A Curriculum Vitae is a summary of your skills, accomplishments, experiences and education designed to capture a prospective employer’s interest. Overview: CV Content CV Appearance CV Don’ts Cover Letter The CV is a key document to use because a good CV will: – Get you an interview by intriguing a potential employer – Encourage the

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Stress Management

Given the turbulent world of the last few years a lot of people are coming under an increased amount of stress in general and also when looking to make a career move or change. We felt it might well be of use to you to have access to some expertise in how to deal with

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Cover Letter

A Cover Letter should be typed, well-written and directed to a real person. Find out who the potential decision maker is and address the letter to that person. At least mark it for the attention of the HR Manager or Managing Partner. Opening paragraph Your opening paragraph should pique the interest of the potential employer. Say why you are

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Personal Branding

What is it? Essentially, the concept claims that with the advent of fast and easy global communications mainly revolving around the web, the world is getting ever smaller and information on any subject or anyone is more readily available and in larger volumes. This makes the competition for visibility ever more fierce. It puts forward

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Goal Setting

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] With New Year comes a slew of resolutions and plans. If you have big plans for the coming year than it’s time to take note of the strategies needed to achieve your goals. First things first, the strategies needed to achieve your goals are actually very simple, it’s the execution that is more difficult.

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