On 3rd April 2015. We were interviewed for our market opinion on the value of Job Seekers going for additional training. This was telecast between 7-10pm on Channel 5, Channel 8, Prime Time Asia and Channel News Asia.
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LinkedIn Sucks! All you have to do is log in and there in plain sight you will immediately see it, feel it, experience it. In the status updates, in the profiles, in the connections, in the groups. It even sucks in the pulse section. It just plain sucks! Now don’t
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You’ve read the books, you’ve sat at the feet of experts. You’ve even googled a site or two. You must have a cover letter expounds one and many. But to truly understand the value of a cover letter, you need be on the side of the desk receiving it. In
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When was the last time you actually affixed a real postage stamp onto a real envelope and then dropped it into a real mailbox? Many of you may not realize this, but there was a time when resumes were actually typed onto paper (using a typewriter or Wordstar if you
A funny look at one of life’s most challenging events..