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08/08/2022

How to answer your salary expectations in an interview 

By Drake Editorial

Whether you’re dealing directly with an employer, or using a recruitment agency like Drake International, eventually you will be asked about your salary expectations. Your answer to this question can be the beginning of the negotiation process, and you want to make sure you’re providing a well-researched response. 

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01/08/2022

Why can’t I get a job? Top tips for success in your job hunt.

By Drake Editorial

Have you applied for multiple roles but never heard anything back? Job hunting can be frustrating at the best of times, but it can be downright disheartening when you are constantly being passed over for jobs. We give you the key steps you need to help you identify your soft skills and the steps you can take to make your application stand out. 

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01/08/2022

How to reject a job offer (with examples)

By Drake Editorial

You’ve gotten through the job interview stage, but what happens when the job doesn’t align with your career goals or salary expectations? Whether you are looking to counteroffer or are in the position of being offered multiple opportunities, sometimes it’s necessary to decline an offer.   

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01/08/2022

What to wear at a job interview

By Drake Editorial

Preparing for an interview is stressful enough, without having to think about appropriate attire. These days, many workplaces are a lot more casual and relaxed, so it is understandable that choosing what to wear can paralyse us with indecision!  Different companies have different dress codes, however, there are some hard and fast rules that apply for most situations.

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29/07/2022

Why is professional development important

By Drake Editorial

Congratulations! You’ve landed a new job, and everything is running smoothly. Time to sit back, relax, and enjoy a long and rewarding career. But wait! It’s not that easy. 

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29/07/2022

How to get a job when you don’t have experience?

By Drake Editorial

How do you go about getting experience, in an ‘everyone-wants experience’ world?  Experience is required for most jobs, even when hiring for so-called “entry-level” positions. Here is the good news, a lack of experience doesn’t mean you can’t land a job. It just means you must go about the job search strategically. 

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