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CAREER ADVICE FROM TOP SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE

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 If you don't love your work, you're never going to be great at it (Jeff Bezos) People judge you on your performance, so focus on the outcome. Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected (Steve Jobs) Become so skilled, so vigilant, so flat-out fantastic at what you do that your talent cannot be dismissed (Oprah Winfrey) \ \ If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude (Maya Angelou) Failure means that you've now learned another valuable lesson that pushes you one step closer to success (Steve Harvey)              

LOOK OUT FOR THESE THINGS BEFORE ACCEPTING A JOB OFFER

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  Did you know that having all of the qualifications and experience needed for a particular job role doesn't make the company or organization right for you? In fact, a juicy salary and proximity to your home aren't the only things to look out for when job searching.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ Here are some things to look out for before accepting a job offer.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ - The Company's Culture⁣⁣ It encompasses the company's vision, values, norms, systems, symbols, language, assumptions, beliefs and habits. Check if all aspects of the company's culture sits right with you. If there's any that probably goes against your belief and you're sure you cannot handle, MOVE ON to the next.⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ - The Employees/Bosses⁣⁣ Take time to visually access the employees you're opportune to meet. Do they seem happy and satisfied? Are they helpful and welcoming? ⁣⁣ Your answers should help your decision making. - Opportunities and Interest in Employee Growth⁣⁣ Nobody wants to stay the same. I mean, I wo

WHO A MENTOR IS AND WHY YOU NEED ONE

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 Mentor? But I'm doing just fine on my own. Besides, what's the internet there for? Yes you're right! These days, you can find almost anything on the internet but you know what else is true?  You can find thousands of different ideas, sometimes conflicting themselves on just one topic which could eventually leave you stranded on directions to take or decisions to make. Now here's where a Mentor come in. (Keep reading) Who is a mentor? I would say, a Mentor is an experienced and knowledgeable person in a particular field whose role is guiding, supporting and coaching another less experienced and knowledgeable person in that same field. I place finding a Mentor as top of the list for every one seeking to make swift career advancements. The list of benefits is endless but I'll tell you just a few. 🎗 A mentor helps you avoid avoidable mistakes. They won't watch you make the same mistakes they've made. You'll be learning from their experiences. 🎗 A mentor i

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ATS (APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM)

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What exactly is ATS? ATS is short for Applicant Tracking System and can also be referred to as 'Candidate Management System'. This system software is designed to assist recruiters in screening job applicants more efficiently.  Why is it used? The number of applications for job positions has been on a steady rise and so organizations, especially large ones have turned to ATS to ease their hiring process. How does it work? ATS works by keywords. It ranks your application based on the relevant keywords on your CV/Resume.  So this means that even if you have a good CV/Resume, it may not make it to the table of the hiring officers without the right keywords. I didn't say "an explanation of the keywords", I said "keywords" Note that ATS work like robots and so your CV/Resume has to follow standard format. You really don't expect a robot to know that you added all those pictures because you wanted your CV/Resume to look better. All it knows is that, the pic