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Degree? Successfully completed. Graduation? Over and done with. Job Interview? Aced. And now you’re about to step into a whole new world called the “workplace” and start adulting! In fact, starting your first job can be a nerve-wracking experience as it sets the pace of your career in the future. Here are some common first job problems and tips on how you can overcome them.   1. You don’t know anyone...
Online job interviews have become a norm as many companies use technology to conduct interviews. Although online interviews should be treated the same as an interview in-person, there may be some major differences, for example, you are merely recording your answers rather than conversing with the interviewer. It may seem stressful, especially if you are doing it for the first time. Don’t worry, here are some valuable tips to ace an...
You may have heard about the importance of transferable skills, at career info sessions in school or college, and maybe during workshops held at the office. While we’ve heard of transferable skills, how many of us would be able to explain what they are; or why they’re important? Keep scrolling to learn more… What are Transferable Skills? Transferable skills refer to skills you possess and are useful across a range...
“First impressions are everything”. This holds true as studies suggest that it only takes a few seconds to form an opinion about someone. At the workplace, first impressions are most likely to have a long-term effect on your reputation and career success. Here are some basic tips to make a great impression at work.   1. Smile and make eye contact! This may sound cliché but smiling actually...