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February 21, 2017

If you dread introducing yourself to people you meet at events or meetings, you are definitely not alone. In fact, I have been in that league for a lo...

February 16, 2017

I have yet to come across a résumé that does not flaunt proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel. And yet, most people use MS Word like they would use...

February 10, 2017

Making a CV or résumé is every job seeker’s nightmare. Just the thought of it feels like so much work. But the fact of the matter is that, considering...

February 8, 2017

It’s time to stop snubbing the little voices in your head telling you to switch careers, and start listening to them very, very carefully.

Many people...

January 30, 2017

Let’s first rephrase the title of this blog to: crafting a career you love.

'Finding' a career is often mistook as a search for something concrete. Oft...

January 24, 2017

We keep hearing about how important it is to ‘ship it’ and rightly so. After all, it is this belief that something must be done [and fast] that makes...

January 23, 2017

Fragmented attention, a constant sense of urgency and repeated checks on a seemingly endless to-do list are commonplace at work these days. We are con...

January 18, 2017

Having the authority to hire or fire someone, penalise employees over a performance issue, influence their career progression and accept or refuse lea...

January 15, 2017

Writing a new piece of content can be an arduous task, particularly if you are a beginner like myself. Giving words to thoughts and sifting, organisin...

January 12, 2017

A significant number of professional women experience the anxious phase of returning to the workplace after a career break. Many of them, in the Pakis...

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