Career Guides

Improve your career chances with our ultimate learning guides, each split into four levels: introduction, basics, advanced and expert. Read the best articles and watch the most insightful videos from leading HR experts.

Career Development

According to some experts, Human Resource Management (HRM) comprises numerous components: organizational design, planning your human resources, evaluation & control and, the highlight of our article, career development. Effective management of all of these components contributes to the achievement of a firm’s overall objectives and goals. One of these components that are dealt with by both the employee and the employer is Career Development.  What exactly is Career Development? Generally, and putting it out rather simply, career development can be easily defined as a process that continues throughout an individual’s lifetime, molding and shaping up their work identity. The exact Read more...

Job Interviews

You’ve put together a killer resume and spend ages filling in the application form. The hard part is over, right? Wrong! Now you’ve got to make go through the interview process. Interviews are for businesses to gauge whether potential employees are suitable for the position. Impressing them on paper is one thing, but first impressions are everything. People lose sleep over job interviews, but knowing how to stand out makes all the difference. Turning to Google will help in some situations, but knowing commonly asked questions isn’t enough. Think about how many people do the same thing, and you’ll understand Read more...

Job Search

A job search is a process that involves hunting for employment because of either unemployment, dissatisfaction with the current position, underemployment or preference for a better position. The short-term goal of a job search is often getting shortlisted for an interview with the employer while the long-term and ultimate goal is, quite obviously, getting hired. Steps Involved in a Job Search There are a few key steps involved in a job search process, which are discussed below briefly. Locating Jobs Common ways of job hunting include the following: keeping track of different companies’ websites to look for vacancies, finding jobs Read more...