Dressing Up for Less at Work please

The workplace has seen a culture shift in recent years. Employers are working hard to turn the office into a welcoming place. High definition televisions, stocked bars and recreation areas now occupy space in offices in an effort to improve employee morale, excite prospective employees and foster a positive workplace environment. Often included in that culture shift is a relaxed dress code for employees. Gone are the days where finding work clothes meant buying a new suit for every day of the week. Workplaces are trading in suits for jeans and a t-shirt. While the relaxed...

How To Create A Successful CV

Congratulations, class of 2015! Whether you’ve just graduated or you’ve been on the job hunt for a while, it’s common for recent graduates to have a bit of a lull when looking for work. While University is amazing for many reasons, it can be hard to translate what you’ve learned into useful information for an employer. Many students find ‘selling themselves’ on a CV to feel false and troubling. If you’re stuck on your resumé, here’s what graduate employers look for from recent grads. State Your Career Objectives While stating your experiences can help an...

5 Reasons Why HR Software is Good for Ma...

If a company has been using the same Human Resources system for many years, it may be time to take a look at the latest HR software available. Businesses need to implement a system that will operate all HR tasks smoothly and also be good for management. In addition to running HR processes such as payroll and employee performance and attendance records, there must be other reasons for deciding to use software for HR. Let’s take a look at some here:  1. Management can make use of hr metrics The software will be helpful in providing HR metrics. Reports will include...

5 Reasons Your CV May End Up in the Bin

There’s an art to creating the perfect CV, and if you don’t get this process right, there’s a risk that your resume will end up decorating the bottom of employers’ bins. So that you know which pitfalls to avoid when you’re writing this document, take a look at these five common CV mistakes.   1) A poor opening pitch According to specialist recruitment service provider STEM Graduates, the first few sentences of a CV can provide a reliable insight into job candidates’ levels of literacy and their attention to detail. This means if you have a poor quality opening...

Starting Over: Resources to Help You aft...

A financial crisis almost never goes alone. It often comes as a side effect of losing a job, a divorce or a serious illness within the family. In situations like these, money problems are not very high on the priority lists, as you devote your time and energy into dealing with more serious issues. Still, the financial crash cannot be overlooked. These are some of the guidelines on how you can restore your finances after a serious blow.  Understand Things as they are Stressful moments and time spent in despair sometimes makes even simple tasks, like opening the bills or...

The Best Career Advice You’re Not Taking...

We’re all striving for the perfect job, but actually climbing the career ladder and landing the roles you want is much easier said than done. One way to get ahead in today’s competitive employment market is to seek out top career tips, but as well as reading and listening to this guidance, you need to act on it. Here is some of the best careers advice that you may not be taking. It’s never too late to retrain You’ve no doubt heard lots of people say that it’s never too late to retrain. However, you might have ruled out a change of direction because of your...

The Opportunities of Trading Stocks

Trading stocks has become synonymous with online stock trading, since this is an aggressively internet dependent age. Trading in stocks has tremendous opportunities. Because there are no restrictions regarding qualifications, time and investments, sky is the limit when it comes to stock trading. • Quick Returns – With most businesses, there is a time of waiting between making the investment and getting the returns. However, with stock trading, there is no such waiting or advertising hassles. You invest and depending on your investment, you can get your returns almost...

How Does Stock Trading Work?

Stock trading represents a form of investment that allows an investor to share in the ownership and profit and loss of a company. To do this, you can use a company like Varengold to get started.For the investor, this type of investment offers the opportunity for profit by either the individual stock growing, as in the case of growth stocks, or dividend in the case of longer established companies. Either way the company gains investment capital and the shareholder investor a opportunity to make money. All if this sounds basically simple and it is. A stock, also known as a...

The Advantages of Website Globalization

Since time began and industry crossed borders, the world has slowly become a smaller place with regards to the globalization of business. Over the last 30 years or so, the phenomena of using technology to handle areas such as outsourcing and the siting of manufacturing plants in areas of the world thousands of miles away has grown to the point where business truly is a 24 hour a day operation. Following fast in the footsteps of the physical side of the globalization of business comes the virtual element. The internet now provides a platform for the buying and selling of...

Getting Ready for a Job Interview

You’ve been applying for jobs because you are either currently unemployed or you are looking for a new direction in your career. A letter or a phone call has let you know that you have been selected for an interview in the next few days and you need to know how to prepare for the experience. With some research, organisation and self-belief you can walk into the room knowing you are ready for the questions the panel have for you. The first thing to do is to have a look at the job description you were sent when applying. Make a list of all the skills, knowledge and...