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8 Reasons Everyone Should Have A Passion Project

Some meme on Pinterest once said, “If you want to know where your heart is, look to where your mind goes when it wanders.” My mind as a copywriter a few years back found itself wandering up to the rooftop – far away from unfeeling clients, helicopter account executives and the glaring absence of brilliant thoughts. I was convinced that one day they would find me up there in the fetal position, babbling and rocking to and fro while covered in bird poo. Under less crazed moments, I recalled my

The Golden Rule of Management

Who knew that the Golden Rule we learned during our younger years could apply in making yourself a more effective manager? Forget about all that you learned and heard from personal development books and articles and just go back to the basics: In a recent Forbes article, management expert Victor Lipman says, > One of the most fundamental things a manager can do to get others to work their hardest is easy: Treat others as you’d wish to be treated yourself. Interesting concept, right? However,

Kalibrr Is Looking For Brand Ambassadors!

WHAT IS KALIBRR?Kalibrr is run by a group of young, talented and ambitious people ready to change the way people find jobs. Take tests, show off your skills, and be matched to jobs that are looking for the skills you have. For users, job seeking will no longer be as stressful and time-consuming. You will get matched to jobs that look for the skills you have, and job invites will flow into your pocket through an SMS service. For recruiters, looking for that perfect candidate will no longer

How to Write a Resume That Gets You The Job

With the new year almost in sight, what are your career resolutions? [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/01/career-resolutions-new-year/] Here’s a suggestion: Update your resume. Author Amy Gallo outlines expert advice in making that good first impression with your CV [https://hbr.org/2014/12/how-to-write-a-resume-that-stands-out]: After all, it’s more than a resume; “it’s a marketing document,” says John Lees, a UK-based career strategist and author of Knockout CV. Heifetz agrees: “The hiri

8 Reasons Everyone Should Have A Passion Project

Some meme on Pinterest once said, “If you want to know where your heart is, look to where your mind goes when it wanders.” My mind as a copywriter a few years back found itself wandering up to the rooftop – far away from unfeeling clients, helicopter account executives and the glaring absence of brilliant thoughts. I was convinced that one day they would find me up there in the fetal position, babbling and rocking to and fro while covered in bird poo. Under less crazed moments, I recalled my

The Golden Rule of Management

Who knew that the Golden Rule we learned during our younger years could apply in making yourself a more effective manager? Forget about all that you learned and heard from personal development books and articles and just go back to the basics: In a recent Forbes article, management expert Victor Lipman says, > One of the most fundamental things a manager can do to get others to work their hardest is easy: Treat others as you’d wish to be treated yourself. Interesting concept, right? However,

Kalibrr Is Looking For Brand Ambassadors!

WHAT IS KALIBRR?Kalibrr is run by a group of young, talented and ambitious people ready to change the way people find jobs. Take tests, show off your skills, and be matched to jobs that are looking for the skills you have. For users, job seeking will no longer be as stressful and time-consuming. You will get matched to jobs that look for the skills you have, and job invites will flow into your pocket through an SMS service. For recruiters, looking for that perfect candidate will no longer

How to Write a Resume That Gets You The Job

With the new year almost in sight, what are your career resolutions? [https://www.kalibrr.com/advice/2015/01/career-resolutions-new-year/] Here’s a suggestion: Update your resume. Author Amy Gallo outlines expert advice in making that good first impression with your CV [https://hbr.org/2014/12/how-to-write-a-resume-that-stands-out]: After all, it’s more than a resume; “it’s a marketing document,” says John Lees, a UK-based career strategist and author of Knockout CV. Heifetz agrees: “The hiri

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