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The old saying of its not what you know, it’s who you know, is true. Building a strong network is important, it can boost your career development and even get you a new job. However, for many, introverted tendencies can make networking difficultly awkward. Here are 5 key skills you need to focus on to become a natural charmer.  1. Get Social The power of sites like LinkedIn is enormous if used correctly. Social media gives...
Employers use resumes throughout the application process and are a crucial component of any job search. Below are some tips to make your resume sharp, easy to read, summarizes your skills and outlines any relevant experience.  1. Make it easy to read As employers, it is incredibly frustrating to search through a resume to find relevant information. Use a simple, clean template to make it as clear as possible....
Job hunting is tricky and tiresome. We get it. It's often difficult to know what skills non-profits really want but don't worry, we've put together some skills non-profits look for to help you out. Key point, don't just say you're good at 'x' skill, show it with past examples and metrics to really emphasise your abilities. These skills can help you stand out from the crowd.   1. Passion A crucial aspect of working in the...
Okay, there are more than ten, but we all know that what can be easily counted on two hands gets better exposure in search engines! Here are reminders of what to do and what not to do when interviewing, negotiating salary and using LinkedIn: Interviewing 1. Don’t leave your phone on during the interview. 2. Do make eye contact. 3. Do wait to be invited to sit down. 4. Don’t answer the “tell me about...