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  • Part 1 of our Personal Branding series - Author of 'Personal branding for Brits' Jennifer Holloway gives her insight into the basics of personal branding.
  • We examine how business is conducted in cities around the world, with local experts acting as guides
  • We examine how business is conducted in countries around the world, with local experts acting as commercial guides
  • Don't miss out on pay rises, promotions and perks
  • We examine how business is conducted in cities around the world, with local experts acting as business guides
  • Don’t wait until you’re tired of working on the same old project team or trapped on a preordained track to kick-start your career. Assuming a new role with greater responsibility is one of the best ways to stay challenged and fulfilled at work.
  • A heavy sigh and a sense of trepidation is the reaction most people have when it’s time for their annual performance review. But if you actively participate in the process, an evaluation can be extremely beneficial in helping you advance professionally.
  • You haven’t agreed with the recent decisions of someone you work with, but said nothing. You have some great ideas you’d like to share with her, but haven’t. You just don’t feel comfortable speaking your mind.
  • New research shows that temporary and contract employment is on the rise. More than three in 10 (31%) Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) have either significantly or somewhat increased their use of contract and temporary staff compared to three years ago, showing the continued necessity UK businesse...
  • Decisions about how to approach everyday tasks in the workplace are usually pretty straightforward. Occasionally, though, situations arise where the best course of action is not so clear. Following are three examples of career dilemmas you may encounter, along with suggestions on how to handle them.
  • The secrets to one of the key skills in the financial manager’s armoury
  • How the country is rebuilding from years of civil war
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  • You may be prepared for an in-person job interview, but how equipped are you for one conducted over the phone?
  • Your well-written CV has landed you an interview for a job. Are you prepared to impress employers in the next stage of the hiring process? The following interview tips can help you prepare for an interview and get one step closer to securing an employment offer.
  • Social networking sites have proved to be a curse and a blessing both to job seekers and people who are in work. Our online activities leave a trail – often a permanent one – behind us, and something we said or did years ago might come back to haunt us.
  • How to create a CV that pops
  • Covering letters, emails or online application forms are a crucial part of the recruitment process. It is where you summarise your skills, experience and professional history – and it could determine whether or not a recruiter calls you in for an interview.
  • While working with a recruitment consultant, it’s critical you’re top of mind when the next position opens.
  • The traditional method of looking for work involves scouring job boards, sending off cover emails and CVs, and waiting patiently for an interview. While this is still an option, there are many alternatives that are equally, if not more, effective in today’s encouraging employment environment. ...