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Nail Your First Week At Work!

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Posted on Mon, Jan 8, 2018 8:40 AM

A survey showed that bosses can tell within your first two weeks whether you will be successful or not. Which means, you really don’t have a lot of time to prove to your boss that you’re a good hire. ...

Are You Guilty of These: 5 Worst Career Change Mistakes To Make

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Posted on Mon, Jan 8, 2018 5:51 AM

There are many reasons why you might consider a career switch – you may be bored at your current position or you may think that you are ready for better things. Or it could just be a simple case of no ...

How To Turn An Internship Into A Job

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Posted on Mon, Jan 8, 2018 3:47 AM

Internships provide many benefits – mentorship, hands-on experience, developing soft skills, networking and more. But the single most important benefit that can come out from an internship is having a ...

5 Ways to Do More Work in Less Time? Yes, It's Possible!

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Posted on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Fact: There are simply too few hours in a day to really want to get things done. Your to-do list is constantly growing; you never leave work on the dot as you’d like, and why oh why doesn’ ...

6 Job Interview Hacks That Work All The Time!

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Posted on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM

Anxious about your upcoming job interview? Don’t let the nerves get to you. Instead, suit up on these job interview hacks to nail it and get the job. #1 Prep Wisely Speak to friends who have g ...

The 4 Times You Should Say No At Work

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Posted on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM

When you're the new employee, saying "yes" at work is the way to go if you want to get noticed by your colleagues and boss. But also know that there are times when saying no is actually OK. In fact, y ...

These Six Tips Will Help You Get Ready for Your Next Big Job!

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Posted on Thu, Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM

#1 Keep Your Resume Updated It makes for good practice to always update your resume not just when you are job hunting. This way, when something new comes along and you’re ready for the change, ...

THE 6 BIGGEST MISTAKES JOB SEEKERS MAKE

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Posted on Fri, Oct 20, 2017 12:00 AM

Been applying for jobs but don’t seem to be getting any callbacks? Chances are you’re making some job-seeking mistakes that could be deterring you from getting your dream job – or ...

this is what your future in finance will look like!

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Posted on Thu, Oct 12, 2017 12:00 AM

By Sheridan Mahavera You should not limit yourself to your finance degree, says Alexis Jong Kian Wei, a Senior Vice-President at insurance giant Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Berhad. ...

5 resume tips from the experts THAT WILL GET YOU HIRED!

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Posted on Mon, Sep 25, 2017 12:00 AM

#1 KNOW what you want Knowing what you want ensures that you apply to the companies you want to work in and are willing to invest time and effort into researching about them, what they do and t ...

Looking for a job in insurance? these are well in demand!

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Posted on Sun, Sep 24, 2017 12:00 AM

ACTUARY An actuary applies mathematical and statistical methods to assess risk in the insurance and finance industries. They also execute all actuarial assignments related to product developmen ...

7 THINGS TO DO ON YOUR COVER LETTER TO GET HIRED NOW!

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Posted on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 12:00 AM

For recent graduates, writing a cover letter appears tricky because of their limited work experience. This, however, should not deter you from writing the perfect sales pitch – for yourself! ...

THE 4 REASONS WHY ACCOUNTANTS ARE ALWAYS IN DEMAND!

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Posted on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 12:00 AM

#1 No business can survive without accountants. That makes them indispensable since they are the ones able to provide accurate financial information that drive business growth. #2 Accountin ...

HERE?S HOW YOU CAN IMPROVE YOUR CAREER ? RIGHT NOW!

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Posted on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 12:00 AM

#1 Set small goals regularly We all want that big promotion but to get there, you need to take baby steps. So it is wise to set smaller goals throughout the year that will get you noticed by yo ...

THE A TO Z OF EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT OFFICE MANNERS

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Posted on Tue, Aug 8, 2017 12:00 AM

ATTIRE If it’s too short, too revealing or too casual, don’t wear it to work. Don’t forget the shoes – scruffy and dirty, bad; clean and presentable, good. BOSS OR BFF? ...

THE 3 THINGS BOSSES WANT FROM NEW GRADS IN THE FINANCE SECTOR!

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Posted on Wed, Jul 19, 2017 12:00 AM

By now, you’d realised that you will need more than a stratospheric CGPA to get hired in the financial sector. What you may not realise is that some of the traits and attributes that globe-sp ...

5 WAYS TO ADD 'ZING' TO YOUR RESUME (#3 IS A PLUS)

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Posted on Tue, Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM

I’ve worked abroad Travel opportunities – whether short-term trips or long-term postings – rank high as a job perk for young graduates. The glamour factor aside, working abroa ...

GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR SHARES HIS SECRETS TO GETTING A DREAM JOB

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Posted on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 12:00 AM

MAKE YOUR CV EXCITING “The CV should reflect the individual. Don’t just pad it with your academic qualifications. Companies rarely want to hire bookworms. We are looking for individ ...

LISTEN UP, GEN Y!

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Posted on Fri, Jun 2, 2017 12:00 AM

#1 It pays to have a serviceable skill not related to your degree. Serviceable skills are essentially something that can be turned into a service, such as the ability to cook, to do carpentry, ...

5 WAYS TECHNOLOGY HAS CHANGED OUR LIVES FOREVER (YOU'LL LOVE #2)

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Posted on Thu, May 11, 2017 12:00 AM

We’ve made some great discoveries and advances with technology but the biggest impact technology has over the past decade is in how it has dramatically changed how we live our day to day. Her ...