Drama and conflict in teams are unavoidable. Anyone who thinks otherwise should abandon their rosy cloud in La La Land and acknowledge that managing people in any capacity –Executive or HR- comes with an in-built requirement for well-developed...
The staggering numbers of people using social media have meant that social media are no longer platforms which bring people together. Rather, they are increasingly being used for marketing purposes, not only by retailers but by HR professionals too...
Despite being labelled a “soft skill”, EQ is just as crucial in today’s business world as any other form of leadership wizardry or IQ. Empathetic, emotionally intelligent leaders who are able to connect with their teams and accurately interpret...
People abandon their bosses not their company. Scarcely will there be anyone who would disagree with this; especially if they had the misfortune of reporting to a toxic employer. Regardless of their individual profile and level of toxicity, bad...
Written by: Pauline Shahabian, Recruitment Consultant, WorkForce Cyprus Let’s assume you have landed an interview for your dream job. Hooray! What now? Sit back and contemplate how it will go? Umm, no. Most people erroneously focus too much on the...
In thriving corporate environments, the air is crackling with potential and expectation; yet, staying ahead of the game and ensuring that the corporate machine carries on at full throttle is hardly a walk in the park. One such challenge is hiring...
It is virtually impossible for new hires to arrive on the first day without feeling a little lost and a bit out of their element. Of course, this is utterly justified. Fortunately, organizations can help make the transition from overwhelmed newbie...
Before you jump to any conclusions, let us set the record straight: No one is implying that your future professional growth and success depend on you being a clairvoyant. Rather, this article sets out to show how your knowledge of yourself and your...
There are no golden tickets to a successful career. Although it is true that certain majors equip you with the necessary skills for specific career paths –e.g. engineering, architecture, medicine etc.-, as a rule of thumb, most university degrees...
Thousands of smart and capable job seekers are scratching their heads wondering: “Why don’t I even land an interview?” Sadly, the easiest thing for a recruiter to do is to discard a CV if they notice any of the following: Your cover letter’s...

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