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I have a new job and I HATE IT!!!

Starting a new job generally brings nervous excitement. Day one your inducted, you meet your new co-workers and get the grand tour. It’s a lot to take in, but you’re looking forward to forging [...]

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Got what it takes to work at a start-up?

So you’ve been shortlisted for an interview at a young start-up company. You’re envisioning being part of a team that will create and build a new and successful business. You will get to develop [...]

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Would you fire your best employee? Ahh…Why?

Imagine running your business without your best employee on board. It is difficult for some of you to fathom. Imagine though if you were forced to operate without your star recruit because you [...]

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Do you ever think about the type of work environment that best suits you before you apply for a job?

We often view a position in terms of the specifics of the role, the location, salary range and company brand. It’s typical. Yet the working environment is what will often determine if we are [...]

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The onus is on you to assimilate quickly into your new job role!

Starting a new job can be very exciting. You will no doubt be feeling a little apprehensive too. Being the new kid on the block, having to learn how ‘things are done around here’, coupled with an [...]

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How to navigate your second job interview

Your first job interview went well. And the call back for a second interview confirms exactly that. You’re feeling on top of the world! You know you’re seriously close to being offered the job. [...]

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Are employers expecting too much from those starting out?

For those entering the workforce for the first time hitting the ground running is a common expectation today’s employers have of them. Yet fulfilling those expectations is somewhat daunting for a [...]

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Do incentives really boost performance?

A position is opening in your company and you want to attract and ultimately hire the best candidate. You begin to pen your job advertisement. It highlights a company going places. It glamorises [...]

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How long is too long for a job application response?

Job seekers I understand your frustration. You spend hours compiling your job application and weeks later, nothing! Not even a communication to state that they have received your application and [...]

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You’re not alone if you’re concerned about the expense of expanding your staff

Where do you see your business in one year? Don’t know the answer? Then it’s time you formulated a business plan that clearly maps out your business’ future. When your direction is clear, you [...]