90% of jobseekers make these 4 mistakes

Are you unknowingly sabotaging your chances of landing your dream job? Is there something you can do to increase your probability of securing a job? To find out common mistakes that 90% of jobseekers make (and how to unmake them), we asked two experts from the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) and Ingeus who have

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How Farah Got 300 Interview Requests From Linkedin

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Today I’m sharing the story of Farah, who received 300 messages for interview, after getting retrenched from her company. All of these opportunities came from Linkedin. I’m a massive fan of Linkedin. Most people don’t yet realise how to correctly use it to propel your career forward. However, some people, like Farah, recognise it’s power. Here’s how she

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Mentorship is the key to career success

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Throughout my career, I had the good fortune to have great mentors. These mentors saw something in me that I myself didn’t. They made me who I am today. There was one time when I was struggling to hit my sales targets. Weeks of late nights with no results. A 2 hour dinner with my

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How To Negotiate A Pay Raise: A Step-By-Step Guide

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On part 1 of how to ask for a pay raise, I discussed why I deserve a salary increase. Knowing your worth and believing that you deserve such recognition is the first step to negotiating a pay raise. However… Salary negotiations are never pretty. It’s always fraught with empty promises, deceptive statistics and sometimes, downright

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How to Find Jobs on LinkedIn

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I love linkedin. To me, it’s the #1 place to network and find jobs. I’ve recently spoken about how applications via job boards aren’t effective.  The way to get a job today, is to network. Linkedin is a great way to do that. Here are some of my favourite methods to use LinkedIn to get

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