If you haven’t, why not?  Do you fit into one or more of these categories? You know you need it but haven’t had the time to do anything about it. You know you need it but lack the skills and confidence do anything about it. You are a technophobe and wouldn’t know what having an online […]

Looking for an internship or graduate role at the end of the year? Then you’ll need to be clued up about what employers are looking for when recruiting. Do you have business acumen? Are you commercially aware? Do you even know what these terms mean? In all of our discussions with employers, time and time […]

When thinking about relevant skills for your graduate job social media knowledge is of interest for prospective employers, whatever position you are applying for. There can be an assumption that because you have been a student you are up to date on the latest trends and they want that latest thinking in their organisation. However, […]

Watch an employer & employee’s battle that has gone public and viral recently! …witness how they attempted to take each out on social media! Who’s the ultimate winner?  Talking about quitting in style, the employee, Marina Shifrin has sure nailed it.  She’s bold, she’s creative, she’s not intimidated …and the best of all, she can […]

The article, ‘3 Reasons A Strong Online Photo Prompts Career Gold’ that I came across last week on the ‘Vault Careers’ website, prompted me to revisit the question of whether including a photo within a CV or in the context of internet-based job search, is a legitimate strategy. The question is more complex than it […]

I came across an interesting recent article in the Dominion Post highlighting the great importance of managing your image in the age of online permanence. Reality in today’s world is that recruiters will Google to check their prospective employees. “The embarrassing tweet. The drunken party photos. When it comes to the internet, there are no […]

If social media isn’t already on your radar as a source of career information, potential career contacts and job vacancies, it really should be. I have sourced an article from one of my favourite websites that will help you navigate your way towards becoming more aware of social media’s potential in your job search and long-term […]