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Traditionally the term 'job' referred to a paid position of regular employment. A worker would perform certain duties for an employer at a specified time and would receive monetary reward for their service. The idea of the 9 to 5 job has since been transformed to incorporate elements such as flexible work hours, remote workforces and online businesses.

Today more professionals are considering self employment or business ownership as a viable way to ear money for their services, skills, and knowledge.

Making the change from student life to office life can be a daunting prospect. As a student, you have very different skills to those that are needed in office life, and knowing what those are can be difficult.

Despite the usual connotations around job interviews, not every answer in an interview has to be a grand monologue.

You’ve secured a solid job, so there’s no longer any real reason to work on your skills development, right? Wrong! If you want to progress in your career, or simply stay relevant in your current job, then skills development should always be front of mind!

Is it possible to get hired without having the relevant work experience? According to Linda Raynier it's all about selling your personal brand.

The best kind of employees are the ones that take their career growth into their own hands. These employees realize that they need to take the next step to grow themselves, their skill sets and to improve thier earnings through the value they bring to the company.

While they can be intimidating and overwhelming, job interviews should not be seen, or treated as, a one-way street. While it is your chance to make a good first impression as a candidate, it should also be seen as your chance to find out more about the position and the organisation.

Do you want to be your own boss? Would you like to travel while you work? Find out why more professionals are opting to become digital nomads.

It's no secret that technology is changing every part of the job market and job seekers must have these 4 digital skills to keep up.

Looking for a job in today’s digital age goes beyond your portfolio and CV document. In fact, self-promotion is what recruiters are looking at. Having an active, relevant social media profile that showcases your personal brand might sway your potential employer more than your resume could.

Are you looking for a job? Find out what you can do to make your CV relevant to the job you want to land.

Are you ready for the changing world of work? In order to prepare for future employment opportunities you need to know what jobs will be available. Here are some insights into the type of tasks human beings will need to perform one day soon.

Productivity is the combination of intelligent planning and focused efforts.

As hundreds of thousands of prospective students attempt to secure a place at public universities, with only a fraction of them likely to be accommodated due to limited capacity, education experts have highlighted the need for school-leavers to consider the many exciting careers that are accessible without degree study.

You walk into the interview room, make eye contact with your interviewer, and shake hands firmly and confidently. Everything is going as expected until you sit down and knock coffee all over the table.

So, you’ve just graduated – congratulations! You are probably excited to find that dream job, earn an income and put your skills and education to use

Deciding on the perfect path to take, when it comes to a career, is a daunting task. With hundreds of careers to choose from, it makes it seriously difficult pinpointing one and sticking with it for the rest of your life! It’s a challenge just deciding what we feel like for dinner!

Deciding on a career might be a daunting task but making that decision early on in
your
schooling career will help you to reach your goals. Eduloan provides some tips to
finding your dream job.

There will come a time when you’ll need other career options. You can’t just continue doing the same thing that you’ve been doing for the past seven years indefinitely.

If you're looking for a career move but you’re finding it difficult to transition, it might be that employers are overlooking you due to personal branding issues. The best way to overcome this hurdle is to re-brand yourself, then embark upon your transitional job search.

If you haven't decided on a career path, job shadowing could help you discover the way forward.

With years of hard work and the exhilaration of graduation behind them, the real effort now starts for new graduates, to get their foot in the door of the world of work.

If you’re finding that you’re bored at work and unfulfilled by your job, you’re not alone. Many people reach a stage in their career when they start to wonder why they chose that specific path in the first place.

Do you have goals and dreams that require action? Here are a few thoughts and quotes to inspire you and help you get ahead.

Getting the job interview in today's competitive job search environment means creating a CV that stands out in the crowd. Recruiters and employers see hundreds of CV’s for any particular position, so making sure yours leaves a lasting impression is critical for success.

Today freelancers present 35% of the workforce in the United States, 16% in the European Union and while South African figures are harder to determine, the number is thought to be about 10% and rising strongly.

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