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Finding a new job in a time of crisis

Times of crisis are not easy, especially if you find yourself out of work. Whether dealing with a personal problem, a recession, or an international […]

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How to land your first job after university

The world has changed greatly since the times our parents and grandparents were young and looking for the first job. Sure, if new technologies made […]

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What is read first; CV or cover letter?

Should you send a cover letter or a CV, or both? Sending a job application is different every time. Employers may ask for different types […]

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How to decline a job offer

Maintaining good relations with employers, companies and keeping your professional network open is advantageous for the progression of your career. You might not be interested in a job with a particular company but at any given moment things can change or you can go on to work with co-workers or partners from the same network. Learn how to decline a job offer professionally.

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How to accept a job offer

When a job offer is handed to you, it’s tempting to pounce on the opportunity without hesitation. But this is not always the best course of action. And, as with the rest of the recruitment process, there are accepted formal steps for accepting a job offer. Read more about how to accept a job offer.

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Salary negotiation

One of the most daunting topics to do with getting a job, a promotion or improving your work conditions is salary negotiation. While it can […]

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How to decide on a job offer?

Receiving, accepting and rejecting job offers is a different process for every individual and should be thought through carefully. It’s fine to take time to decide on a job offer, but how much time is appropriate and can you extend a job offer deadline?