What You Should Research In Preparation For A Job Interview

Any interview candidate knows that preparation is critical in order to impress the interviewers. Preparation involves a lot of things, some of which we have explored in other articles on this website. One critical aspect of preparation that is often overlooked, however, is research. Here is how research fits into preparation: imagine two candidates, both interviewing for the same job. Candidate A did everything in t...

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Be inspired: CEO of Uganda’s Bakulu Power finds her feet in renewable energy game

Seven years ago, while visiting her family in the town of Gayaza, in central Uganda, Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala couldn’t help but notice the garbage on the streets. Having grown up in Canada, this was an unfamiliar sight for her. She began to wonder if the trash could be used for something productive. “When I noticed all the garbage, I became curious. Something about all the garbage really struck me. That was h...

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Common Interview Mistakes That You Must Avoid

The job market is highly competitive and landing an interview is an opportunity that you must fully exploit if you want to get the job. Interviews can be nerve wrecking and prior preparation is crucial. We have prepared a list of common interview mistakes that you must avoid and related advice to help you prepare better for your interview.   Being Unprepared Preparation encompasses almost everything that we ...

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The Job Hunt: How To Make Your CV Stand Out

When searching for a job, the CV is perhaps the most important thing to have in your job-seeking arsenal. Getting your CV right increases your chances of success. If you imagine things from a recruiter’s point of view, they only have the information presented in your CV to decide whether to take you on or not, it is therefore important that you give it your best shot, here is guidance to help you do this. What is ...

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What Fresh Graduates Need for Long-term Career Success

Writing your last exam at university or college can really be exhilarating. Celebrations follow without thought for the mountain of job hunting to follow. Public and private universities churn out hundreds of thousands of young graduates every single year, this means stiff competition for jobs. Like never before, young people must be proactive in identifying and acquiring skills that give them an edge in order to sur...

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