Writing a curriculum vitae (CV) is one of the most important career management tasks for any job seeker. However, as the workforce and ways of working continue to evolve, the way a successful CV is written, developed and presented has also transformed.
From those just starting out in their careers through to executives, the benefits of coaching can help individuals to identify and develop their core strengths and eliminate liabilities. But how does one become coachable, or talk to a career coach?
Similar to an individual’s view of the clear night sky, every organisation has a unique “constellation” of stars that constitutes its universe of talent and defines its competitive advantage over other organisations.
As the world of work continues to change, employees and job seekers are prioritising flexible hours and working structures more and more – and businesses are having to work this into their strategies in order to remain relevant and competitive when it comes to attracting and retaining talent.
While freelancing is a viable option for many professionals with the right skills and experience, and becomes more popular as businesses undergo pressure to outplace staff, it is not without its challenges.
It is no secret that professional networking builds competencies and creates strategic relationships, while also expanding an individual’s visibility and credibility. However, not all networking has the same effect. In fact, you can think of networking in either one of two ways: bridging or bonding.
According to ManpowerGroup research, the most in-demand skills in the world currently include sales representatives, project managers, information technology professionals, office support and financial analysts, among others.