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Join this job searching workshop in November 2017

Bookboon together with one of their very successful authors Paul Brisk (who wrote Creating your CV as a self marketing tool and Essential job searching tools) have great news! Paul intends to carry out a number of 2-day job searching workshops.  (more…)

How to Provide an Excellent Employee Experience

We have recently covered the growing importance of employee experience, and how it has been touted as the key to organisational success. Now that we’re clear on the benefits it offers, the next logical step is to question how organisations can tweak their existing processes and adapt their performance management tools to create an inspiring employee experience.  (more…)

The Middle Manager: Learn How to Improve Your Ability to Lead

The most effective way of improving your ability to lead others starts with yourself, and the skills and experience you possess. Self-knowledge is the starting point for personal development, and the soldier’s questions can help each of us to understand our purpose and motives. Important stuff, but how often do we pause to reflect in our busy lives? (more…)

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics: Particle or Wave – Both!

For most of us, it is natural to think of atoms and electrons as particles. Light, on the other hand, is often described as a wave and is therefore seemingly quite different from an electron. But can something be a wave and a particle at the same time (more…)

Taking the Fear Out of Strategic Leadership

Are you scared of strategy? Making the move from operational, hands-on management to strategic leadership is a mystery to many of us. But there are some simple tools you can use to help overcome your fear and increase your power and influence at work.  (more…)

Want to Increase Your Personal Productivity?

 

Then: Look out the window

Normally when you think of working environment in the context of personal productivity, you immediately envision an organized office layout, ergonomically positioned chairs, desks and computers, private offices or efficiently designed cubicles and meeting areas, and perhaps even a soothing soft green color scheme, sound-absorbing walls and perfume-free air at an ideal temperature circulating throughout.  (more…)

Securing Hiring Manager Buy-in: 5 Steps to Successful Recruiting in Today’s Labor Market

Since you’re in the trenches of daily recruiting, you know that we can no longer “post and pray.” With the tight labor market, you’re spending more time sourcing to identify viable passive candidates. Once you find those candidates, you need to move them through the selection process quickly before they are snatched up by competitors. Meanwhile, your hiring managers want to compare several candidates before making a decision. How can you help them understand and react to the reality of today’s labor market?  (more…)

Personal Performance: Are Distractions Depleting Your Energy?

Our brains do not have an unlimited amount of energy to process information and make decisions throughout the day. Nor can our bodies absorb the ever-increasing demands of 24/7 connectivity, multitasking and increasing workloads, without a concomitant reduction in efficiency and compromised health and well-being. But by managing your energy – from its creation to its use – you are able to increase your efficiency and personal performance, more easily achieve your goals, and still, have ample energy remaining for an active and fulfilling lifestyle. (more…)

Cryogenic Engineering: Software Solutions – Cryogenic Refrigeration Systems

“Cryogenics” refers to temperatures below -150℃. Air and other “permanent gases” liquefy or solidify at these temperatures. Applications of cryogenics are in diverse fields: space exploration, high energy physics, magnetic levitation transportation, in steel, plastics, fertilizer, petrochemical, dairy industries, in medical applications such as cryoprobes in cryosurgery, whole body imaging etc. “Cryogenic Engineering” deals with production, transportation and utilization of cryogenic liquids.  (more…)

How to Improve Your Personal Brand & Build Your Online Reputation

online brand reputationYour online reputation is a critical asset to your brand. How does your audience see you? What do they say about you? All these are vital in bringing better opportunities for you or your business. Also in employment, online profile searches have become a must for recruiters and your personal brand reputation online has never been more important.  (more…)