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Posts Tagged ‘professional career advice’

3Things to Let Go & 3 Things to Keep in your Career Strategy

Your career strategy, like any epic journey in life, requires the just right amount of the correct Thinking & Attitudes. Consider these if you will as your GPS (Thinking) & water (Attitudes) without which your journey would be well over before it had begun. I enjoy the metaphor of our thoughts as a GPS system,…

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What is your Social Influence & Managing your professional online identity

What is your online identity and why does it matter? Managing your professional online brand and ensuring that it remains consistent with your real-life brand is an ongoing ever evolving process. But where to start? The Online ID Calculator ™- developed by Wiliam Arruda and Kirsten Dixon, bestselling authors and personal branding guru’s, it offers you an opportunity to…

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What Does Your Linkedin Profile Photo Say About You?

Professional ? Likable? Influential? As the worlds largest professional networking platform, LinkedIn connects 380 million people (updated 30 July 2015) from over 200 countries, in 24 different languages daily. With new users joining by the minute, South Africa contributes 4 million users to LinkedIn, with 40% of the total number of users connecting daily, undeniably it is the most successful social platform to launch your Professional Brand.  In addition to this…

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How to make Recruiters work for you

Take charge of your Career Search; get Strategic with Recruiters. If working with a recruitment company forms part of your Career Strategy than this information is essential for you to know and have in order to assess; 1. The likelihood of the recruiters’ ability to place you in a rewarding position. 2. Your ongoing commitment to work…

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How Not to be strategic about your career

How Not to be strategic about your career  aka How I fell into my first career… I had a plan to find my dream career, so I thought. I was in my early 20’s and had returned from extensive backpacking travel abroad.. having delayed the obvious – get a job- conversation with my sponsors, who were…

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