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Career Education : 5 things to do instead of watching TV

Throughout our lives, we have all had a tendancy to spend our time in various ways – some useful and some wasteful times. The next time you have any spare time, be sure to take every opportunity to learn a new skill. How will you feel, when your career accelerates faster. Top 5 things to do [...]

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Career Direction: Steadying the Ship in Rough Waters

During the course of our own lives, many of us will have experienced the ups and downs of hurdles or challenges that we have had to overcome, against all the odds. With this article, I aim to uncover the areas you should focus on, within your careers, to steady your ship in these tough economic [...]

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Career Motivation: Stepping Up To The Plate…!

Many of you will have tasted success in your careers, be it more challenging work or promotions. Some of you will have taken to success, like a fish in water. Others will have simply drowned, being more concerned with the scale of the tasks ahead. Does this sound familiar to you?

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Career Success : Building Relationships

In the modern new social media and technology driven world we currently work in, have may you noticed how some people appear to have lost the art of building relationships? Did you know that the good old fashioned approach of face to face relationship building is ever more powerful in todays digital world?

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Career Success : Learning How To Add Value

Have you ever felt the mundane nature of any career role that you have worked in? One suspects this is true for most career employees. Rest assured that, there is a way out of this cycle.

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Career Success: Learn How To Get Promoted

Many of us have travelled through our career journeys, doing the same mundane role, year in year out. Have you ever wondered how this situation arises, and what you can do to develop a successful career.

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Career Planning : Pay Rise Negotiation

Have you ever felt a time, when you thought you deserved a pay rise, only to find out that you failed to get the richly deserved rewards. How many people do you think face this exact situation year in year out in their own career journeys?

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Career Planning : Seed Planting

Do you remember the last time you had a great idea and thought why did your organisation never utilise your new ideas? Most of you will have experienced this in your career journey, and asked why you were unable to get your point across? The key with having great ideas is to understand the mechanics [...]

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Career Planning : Stick or Twist

Has there ever been a time in your career, where you’ve reached a watershed, and thought what am I doing here? No matter what you try, aside from the odd feedback, not one eye lid in the management ranks is raised. How familiar does this sound to you?

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Career Motivation: Marsala tea and culture

Many of you will have worked for a global organisation and had the pleasure of working with a multitude of cultures. Its also true that many of you will have experiences cultural clashes along your career journey. Have you experienced cultural clashes, beit language barriers or mis-communication?

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