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The Four Types Of Expats

At one of the regular expat happy hours in London in 2015, we started to notice some trends. “There are a bunch of trailing spouses this week and not as many perpetual travelers. Did you do something different to promote the event this time?” “Nope, that’s just how it worked out this week.” “Hmmmm.” From that point forward, a few

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How To Perform Well In A Group Discussion??

Working alone is difficult, but group work is even more challenging. Alone, you can make instantaneous decisions and changes without having to worry about how it will affect other persons. However, group work and by extension, group discussion is a part of every aspect of our lives, and we cannot push it under the rug, hoping it goes away. So

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Points To Consider Before Accepting A New Job Offer!

When you’re considering a job offer, there’s more to think about than just how much you are going to be paid. Salary is, of course, important, and it could be the deciding factor in accepting a job offer. However, the other parts of a compensation package are almost as important. Your paycheck will cover your monthly bills, but you also

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What If New Job Isn’t Working

Bad Luck or Good Luck? Here’s an example: Maureen Nelson. Maureen worked for Employer A, which was located across the street from Company B. Employer A was a contract position and Maureen needed benefits, so she went to B. Company B had buyer’s remorse after two months (Maureen never knew why) and she was asked to resign. Maureen called Employer A

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3 Common Hiring Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

Have you ever hired someone who did not live up to your expectations? Have you ever hired someone who greatly exceeded your expectations? How different were your hiring processes in each case? If you’re like most employers – the process used in each case was the same! (You just got lucky – or unlucky!) What would it mean to your

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Resume Writing Dos and Don’ts

Resume Writing Do’s and Don’ts DON’T use multi-coloured text or too many different font sizes. Italics, underlining, shading, graphics and vertical/horizontal lines or boxes are also best avoided. DO keep your resume length to a minimum – two or three pages is ideal.Verdana, Arial, Calibri or Times. DON’T include personal details such as your date of birth, marital status or

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Important Things To Look For In A Great Resume

Flеxіbіlіtу Thеrе’ѕ no such thіng as “thе perfect rеѕumе.” An еxреrt саn take a good tеmрlаtе аnd make some twеаkѕ hеrе аnd thеrе tо mаtсh hіѕ оr hеr nееdѕ. It may require аdjuѕtіng some оf thе formatting or inserting lоngеr ѕесtіоnѕ than the resume wаѕ designed fоr. Thіѕ kіnd оf flexibility allows more сrеаtіvіtу аnd specificity іn thе text. Fоr

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What to wear to a job interview

What to Wear to a Job Interview Nothing says ‘Hire me’ like a Polished Interview Outfit – think Classic, Tasteful and Tailored, and you can’t go wrong, For men that often means a suit and tie, and for women a skirt/dress pants and blazer or dress. But dressing for an interview is not always so simple. But dressing for an interview

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General Working Rules For An Ideal Employer

General work rules often considered Choosing a simple set of work regulations made up of a few generally accepted as well as prohibited conducts is much advised. In place of a lengthy set of regulations, small businesses are advised to go for a simple list of regulations and guidelines for making it clear to the workers what sort of behaviour

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Points To Consider Before Accepting A New Jon Offer!

It is quite easy to be swept over the feet by a fresh job offer. The job offer reflects the fact that someone requires the person’s service and is willing to pay him for that. No wonder if the candidate feels a bit of giddiness or even fit of excitement. But this is also the moment to ponder over the

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