Browsing: Career Management

How You Can Prevent Losing Out On An Executive Position To A Millennial

The Millennials are coming! Not only are they coming, but they are posing significant competition for Baby Boomers hoping to re-engage with the job market. And with the constant technological evolution to industry, these millennials appear


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Why Social Media is Important for Older Employees Looking For a Job

Many older business professionals need, or simply want, to keep working well into their fifties and sixties to supplement income and boost long-term retirement resources. But job hunting can become a colossal challenge here in the


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Cross A Ravine to Achieve a Successful Career Move (Not Literally!)

Imagine you were on a weeklong hike. The beginning representing your current career path and the end representing your dream job. All is going well, but just before the end of the hike, you come across


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Too Busy for Social Media? 30 Minutes a Day is All You Need

We all know social media has become an important asset for senior executives ongoing career management and job hunt. However the only downside is it is time consuming. Here is a 30-minute-a-day plan to maximise your


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Don’t Let Your Career Search Take a Holiday This Year

Many senior executives looking to make a career move are asking themselves the question ‘should I be ignoring my job search during Ramadan?’. The answer to this is ‘no’, definitely not. Islamic countries partake in this


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The Secrets Behind Finding Vacancies in the Hidden Job Market

Every year there are millions of jobs posted online. But every year there are even more jobs that aren’t posted at all. What is the Hidden Job Market? The ‘hidden job market’ is a term that


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How to Prepare for Networking During Ramadan

Networking is more than slick talk and effective first impressions. This becomes doubly apparent during times such as Ramadan. With Ramadan upon us next week, prepare for things to slow down, but not your networking ability.


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Is Your CV ‘Recruiter Friendly’?

Your CV is an essential part of your job application. It’s your list of career experiences and wealth of knowledge in the form of a document that allows recruiters and headhunters to see who you are


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5 Essential Middle East Executive Job Search Tips

Not every professional possesses the skills and discipline to ascend to the ranks of a Chief Executive Officer position. However, like all business roles, there will be plenty of stiff competition for the select executive roles


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Turn LinkedIn Connections into Real Opportunities

LinkedIn has firmly established itself as the number 1 online networking resource for job seekers, but has it also created a huge problem for them as well? Successful networking relies on the ability to transform a


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