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Interview with man who changed 10 jobs in 14 years

Interview with man who changed 10 jobs in 14 years

Some, rather most organizations reject his CV today because he has changed jobs frequently (10 in 14 years). My friend, the ˜job hopper™ (referred here as Mr. JH), does not mind it. well he does [...]

10 Things You Can’t Be Asked at a Job Interview

10 Things You Can’t Be Asked at a Job Interview

Posted: 11 Aug 2010 01:28 PM PDT Written by Laura Strachan Applying for a job can be a stressful pursuit as an applicant prepares answers to those predictable questions, and hopes that his [...]

How to get good ideas for startups

How to get good ideas for startups

How to get good ideas for startups - Penelope Trunk's Brazen Careerist The majority of people in the US would like to be self-employed, according to Dartmouth economist, David Blanchflower. This [...]

Why Your Job Search Is Not All About You

Why Your Job Search Is Not All About You

Why Your Job Search Is Not All About You By Kaitlin Madden, CareerBuilder writer We all get calls from telemarketers. Their generic, impersonal sales pitches typically yield responses like:  [...]

Lesson from LeBron James: How to decide when to relocate

Lesson from LeBron James: How to decide when to relocate

Lesson from LeBron James: How to decide when to relocate http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/ Lesson from LeBron James: How to decide when to relocate You don't need to be a basketball fan to [...]

How To Make Money From Your Blog

How To Make Money From Your Blog

How To Make Money From Your Blog http://www.stevepavlina.com/blog/2006/05/how-to-make-money-from-your-blog/ May 3rd, 2006 by Steve Pavlina           StevePavlina.com was [...]

Are Singaporeans becoming more open to careers in China?

Are Singaporeans becoming more open to careers in China?

THE CHINA COLUMN: Are Singaporeans becoming more open to careers in China? http://news.efinancialcareers.cn/newsandviews_item/newsItemId-24697 8 April 2010 Zhang Xiao Qing It was a busy [...]

The connection between a good job and happiness is over-rated

The connection between a good job and happiness is over-rated

blog.penelopetrunk.com One of my favorite topics is the science of happiness, which academia calls positive psychology. I love this topic because most of us think of our careers in terms of [...]

Discovering Your Personality Traits To A Better Job Search – Holland Codes

Discovering Your Personality Traits To A Better Job Search – Holland Codes

Discovering Your Personality Traits To A Better Job – Holland Codes  Written by: Shafie  We all have this niggling feeling, at some point in our working life, when we start to question [...]

A Note From Our Volunteer Career Coach Helen

A Note From Our Volunteer Career Coach Helen

Good morning Gilbert,   It is always good to be able to lend a helping hand, no matter how small. OK, some brief comments on the candidates.  I have seen a few of the clients that you have [...]

Employment Agencies – How Effective Are They?

Employment Agencies – How Effective Are They?

Employment Agencies – how effective are they? (Article published in Today's Voices - 12 June) Written By: Gilbert Goh I have seeked out employment agency’s services for jobs but so far they [...]

My career can’t take off (Today 13 May)

My career can’t take off (Today 13 May)

My career can't take off $140,000 spent on pilot's licence but I can't land a job with local carriers 05:55 AM May 13, 2010 Letter from James Tan  I AM a cadet pilot who has [...]

6 Ways to Job Search Smarter – Not Harder (MSN Careers)

6 Ways to Job Search Smarter – Not Harder (MSN Careers)

By Debbie Shalom, Amazing Resumes and Coaching Services You don't need a Ph.D. to conduct a successful job search. Achieving your career goals requires an organized strategy and disciplined [...]

They get others to do their discriminatory hiring (Today 3 May)

They get others to do their discriminatory hiring (Today 3 May)

They get others to do their discriminatory hiring 05:55 AM May 03, 2010 by Esther Ng SINGAPORE - It is an open secret in the recruitment industry that employers do not want to hire those aged [...]

Headhunters Are not Your Friends (The Recruiter)

Headhunters Are not Your Friends (The Recruiter)

http://sgrecruiter.wordpress.com/2010/04/30/headhunters-are-not-your-friends/#more-98 Headhunters are not your friends. By The Recruiter (The writer is our volunteer career counsellor and [...]

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