How to Brand Yourself and Increase Your Chances of Getting Hired

Every year, the job market seems more competitive than ever, and it can be hard to snag the best jobs, no matter how experienced the applicants are. As an applicant, it can be disheartening to keep getting rejected and be unable to get the jobs you want. Fortunately, there are many ways to increase one’s…

Coping with the Emotional Impact of a Layoff

Being laid off from work can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially if you were not told why and if you have been working on the job for a long time. For some, the layoff can become a new break for them to try something new or closure to an already strenuous relationship with…

Bad Retrenchment Practices for Companies to Avoid

In recent months, many employees have been on edge because of the sudden mass retrenchments ordered by some of the country’s top companies. Experts say that these retrenchments will continue as the world tries to recover from the pandemic. Employers even say that given the uncertainty of the market in the post-pandemic world, retrenchments should…

What Are The Tech Companies That Have Retrenched Their Employees This Year?

In recent months, tech companies have made headlines not for their new products and services but for the mass layoffs they are enforcing without warning. From large to small companies, they all cut their staff numbers, announce additional layoffs and sometimes, they do not fully expound why dismissal was necessary. If you are considering joining…

10 Awesome Tips to Write a Personal Statement in Your CV

When submitting a CV for a job opening, you may be asked to write a personal statement that serves as a summary of your profile. It can include why you should be considered for the role, what skills you have, and your career goals. Writing this personal statement can be a struggle for some job…

What is Job Insecurity

The fear or feeling of losing one’s job for whatever reason is known as job insecurity. There are many reasons why they feel this way, and it could be because of the nature of their position, the state of the country or economy and their overall well-being. Job insecurity can be categorised into two types:…