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01/03/2021

Navigating the hidden job market - Career Advice

By Drake Editorial

“When you’re looking for a new job, many resources are available to you, including job boards, company websites, and recruitment agencies. These, however, represent only a small fraction of the vacant jobs in the economy at any time: Most jobs are never advertised. This is the “hidden job market”, and knowing how to navigate it can make all the difference in your job search.”

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22/02/2021

The Five Soft Skills Your New Flex Employees Must Have

By Drake Editorial

Employee soft skills such as problem solving, self-motivation, and interpersonal skills are the bed rock of every aspect of your business operations. A joint study by three universities, including Harvard, uncovered that soft skills delivered a whopping 250 percent return on investment.Although technical skills will always be important, with employees shifting significantly to working remotely and/or from the office in a hybrid working model, certain soft skills such as communication, adaptability, and work ethic have become even more essential.

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22/02/2021

Common mistakes to avoid in your job interview - Career Advice

By Drake Editorial Team

It’s tough to avoid interview traps if you don’t know what they are. Here are a few to watch out for.

 

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19/02/2021

Asking the right Questions - Career Advice

By Drake Editorial

Surprisingly, the most common answer to this question is “no.” Not only is this the wrong answer, but it’s also a missed opportunity to find out information about the company. It is important for you to ask questions. Not just any questions, but those relating to the job, the company and the industry. Consider two candidates interviewing for an inside sales position, Henry and Chris.

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19/02/2021

Understanding yourself - Career Advice

By Drake Editorial

When you need a job – particularly when you need one now – seems like the wrong time to be thinking about “finding yourself”. After all, you have CV’s to send out, cover letters to write, and interviews to attend. And besides, it’s not like there is a well-defined path to follow that leads to personal understanding.

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19/02/2021

You will be Googled - Career Advice

By Drake Editorial

We live in the digital age. Beyond that, we live in a time when anyone, anywhere can share any piece of information they like. And we have many ways for doing so – Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and blogs are just a few of the sites or tools we use to connect and share with others all over the world.

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