Do not ask these Questions in a Job Interview

In a previous post, I mentioned some questions you can ask in a job interview. Although, this part of the interview gives you the opportunity to shine, it is also a means to show the level of your interest in the company; hence there’s a need to be careful on the kind of questions to ask.

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3 Important Questions you need to ask yourself about your Job

    You’ve probably heard it time and again, your life is a complex whole with each part running into the other. In your pursuit for a better life, you constantly ponder on ways to achieve a balance in all aspects. The number of hours you spend at work outweighs the amount of time spent

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Monitor your progress by measuring work-performance

The average employee wants to stand out and outpace his/her peers. More often than not, s/he is focused on the big picture and analyses his/her performance only through the Organisation’s appraisal of his/her work. So much for wanting to stand out… On the flipside of the coin, the successful employee is usually a fall-out from

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“How to GET the Funds You Need to Start Your Own Clothing Line”

Volume 5 of The Martwayne Fashion Entrepreneurship Course is NOT (NOT also in caps for emphasis) just another seminar on “how to raise funds”. It is an extremely interactive training session which teaches you how to fund your fashion business, with or without external funding, and the implications of any funding option you choose.  You just might

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Interview Question: Do you have any questions?

You’ve probably been doing great since the beginning of the interview-  your CV is impressive, you dressed appropriately, you have the confident smile, maintained eye contact, your responses are precise and accurate… and just as you are about winding up, your interviewer asks- ‘’do you have any question? More often than not, the first thing that

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Is Your Work-Life a Disaster? – Dealing with Job Dissatisfaction

You’ve spent the past few years of your life -maybe more- on this job and it has gradually become a drag with overwhelming pressure able to surmount your emotional stability. You loathe the deadlines; the incentives don’t spur you on to produce better results, most importantly, you are completely fed up with the routine.  Chances are

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The Elevator Pitch for a Job-Seeker

Have you ever considered the possibility of your introductory speech getting you a job?  what do you think an interviewer wants to hear when s/he says- “tell me something about you”, “walk me through your background”, :why should I hire you?”; or you attend a networking event and you come face-to-face with the VP of

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How to Effectively Manage Time at Work.

Engaging in strenuous practices like juggling activities at work on a daily basis can be exasperating. The average worker spends more time trying to start something than actually working on it. He makes effort to achieve so much in a day, having broad-ranged goals lined up, he spends additional hours after work – round the

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What Makes a Good Résumé?

Your résumé (or CV) is your sales pitch on paper. It’s an important job-search tool that gives a summary of your background, work experience, skills and it’s usually your first contact with any potential employer. How you go about preparing and presenting your résumé altogether determine whether you’ll land a job interview or not. You

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How To Get a Job (without quitting first).

In a time when most economies of the world are experiencing a major downturn, job-security becomes an effacing concept. With the emergence of new government policies and strategies; more firms are merging while some others are collapsing. Employees – who are usually at the receiving end -now face more work pressure, more responsibilities are being

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