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3 surefire tips for sticking to your career goals

We all have a fair idea of where we want our career to go in the near/late future. Most of us will spend many years working to achieve this.It’s easy to set goals, but difficult to achieve them. The easiest option is to give up on those goals once you...

What should I wear for my job interview?

Showing up to an interview polished and dressed appropriately for the role shows you have made an effort. Choosing the correct interview outfit can also give your confidence boost if you feel you are dressed correctly for the occasion. Feeling great on the...

How to make a great first impression at an interview

First impressions matter – especially at a job interview.When you are preparing for an interview, your focus will likely be on the tough questions you might face during your meeting with the recruiter, the answers you should be giving, and professional but...

Should I use a generic CV?

Hiring managers receive an average of 75 CVs per position that they post, so their time is limited when reading through yours. If it doesn’t stand out to them, then it’s likely heading for the rejection pile.When you are applying for jobs, the easiest...

A day in the life of a Chief Revenue Officer

Rasim from OKRA Technologies tells us about his role as a Chief Revenue Officer: How did you get into sales/marketing?Truthfully, I fell into the role of sales and marketing. I studied chemistry at university and the thought of going into the financial...

7 tips for introverts to excel in the workplace

Introverts tend to be misunderstood in many settings, particularly in the workplace. In a setting where you are expected to be outspoken and engaged, introverts can fall in to patterns of felling misunderstood, overlooked, or out of sync with their...

Expert tips on how to close

We are joined once again by Richard Palmer, owner of SureTrain, who is going to provide some very interesting tips on how to close your deal... I am often asked by sales managers and business owners to help their teams with their closing skills. My...

A simple guide to networking

Personal relations define your career: they can help get you into a company; decide who you end up working with; they can win or lose your company business. Whether you are a fan or not, sales demands that you network.Networking is a skill that every sales...

5 things to do if you’ve been fired

Whatever your employer’s reasons are for firing you, you’re likely in a very frustrating and confusing frame of mind at the moment. The experience of being fired from a job is high on the list of stressful life events that can happen to anyone over the...

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