Career & Salary

How To Land A Job In The Modern Times

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What is the best way to gain the attention of the esteemed recruiters? Consistently dropping your CV in the company’s e-mail? Or perhaps, you can dive into the fresh trend of using social media. The latter is your best bet yet! Through smart networking and creative strategies, you can get your dream job. Here are just some strategies to keep you busy: 1. ACE YOUR PROFILE Treat your social media profiles as your striking headlines because potential employers will see

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How To Avoid Spending All Your Paycheck Right Away

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When you are working around the clock, the end of June signifies one important thing. And that is? Payday is fast approaching! You can either stretch every cent you receive or waste it all in one day. The choice is yours. A particular story comes into my mind when I dwell upon this topic. You see, I decided to reward myself after receiving my paycheck for the month of May. Do not worry about finances just yet! I allocated 10-15%

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What Not To Do When Requesting For A Raise

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Your heart is racing fast and thoughts continue to run into your head. You are about to ask for a pay raise. The best outcome that you can imagine is getting more than what you requested. However, you will be happy to see a small bump up your monthly salary. Let us face it! When requesting for a raise, there are only a few ways to get it right and many ways to get it wrong. Here are just some

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When Is It Okay To Sacrifice A Bigger Paycheck?

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Congratulations! You have been offered the position that you have been pining for. During your final interview, you realized that the starting salary is less than what you expected. It is completely normal to feel disappointed at first. But, you must not dismiss a job offer because of the relatively lower paycheck. Do not get me wrong! I am not advocating the acceptance of an utterly ridiculous offer. All that I am sayings is that there are some scenarios where

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5 Cover Letter Mistakes That’ll Hurt Your Chances Of Getting The Job

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The premise is simple. Your Cover Letter (CL) is meant to complement and highlight the content of your Curriculum Vitae (CV). You probably written several job applications, so you will have an idea of how a CL should be structured. However, you may make the same mistakes over and over again. CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY As a newbie in the workforce, you may think that sending as many job applications as you can will boost your chances of landing an

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