5 Ways to Get Ahead When Your Job’s at Risk

Being told your job is under review and that there’s a possibility of redundancy is like a dagger to the chest. Years of loyal service, late nights and early mornings only to be told, ‘we probably won’t need you anymore’! It’s like a Shakespearian betrayal. Okay, maybe not quite a Shakespearian betrayal… at least there[…..]

12 Tips for Landing a Job at a Company You Admire

Have you been applying for jobs at cool companies but not getting interviews? Here are 12 strategies for getting a foot in the door of those admirable and highly competitive companies. 1.  Resume & Cover Letter Strategy – Whether you’re currently employed or unemployed, always keep your resume up-to-date and ready at a moment’s notice. With[…..]

9 Strategies For Building Better Professional Relationships

Remember how easy it was to make friends on the playground? Someone would ask to take turns on the swings or ask if they could join the soccer game, and that was basically it—you were best friends. Building and maintaining a professional network isn’t like that at all. Staying connected and developing professional relationships takes[…..]

Why Didn’t I Get That Job?

It’s difficult and disappointing to find out that you have been unsuccessful in a job application. Often, you have invested a lot of time, energy, and emotion. For most job seekers, going through this process is a frustrating and inevitable stage along their career journey. However, having put in the effort to get this far, most people[…..]

Friends with Boundaries: Handling Friendships in the Workplace

When you spend most of your week with the same people, you’re bound to form bonds with some of them. It’s great to have co-workers who support your goals and inspire you, and the line between colleagues and friends can often blur. However, overstepping boundaries with people at work can cause tension, miscommunication and distraction.[…..]