Tag Archives: work experience

Job Search Tip Winter Special

September 10, 2016 by Margaret Townsend

The season to be jolly is coming up. To jolly well take advantage of HR practices and turn them in your favour with our number one seasonal job search tip. During the Summer months and in the first quarter of the year, human resources and hiring managers are inundated with resumes and CVs from job […]

Career as a Full Stack Engineer

May 20, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

LAMP, MEAN and Everything In Between!  Being full stack is a taller task than it once was. If you are an aspiring or existing Full Stack Engineer (or Full Stack Developer), you should know that you are trading depth (micro level development) for breadth (macro level management) when it comes to knowledge and specialization within […]

Job Search Tips: Understanding Culture Fit when Changing Jobs

March 8, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Changing jobs from a large company to a small company or doing it the other way around can throw up problems during the application and interview process that you never thought of before. Read these job search tips to understand the relevance of culture fit to your job search success. The definition of a cultural […]

24 Best Of Job Search Tips – the real guide for the real jobsearch

January 27, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

You will find great advice from The American Staffing Association on the career and jobsearch theme. I have compiled here what I believe is the ‘best of’ tips for the jobseeker from their website, along with my own interpretations and additional job search tips, career advice and interview tips, which should go a long way […]

Career Advice: There is no such thing as a safe job. 

January 23, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Be ready for the next moment in your career. Find out why there is no safe job and how to act in the best interests of your own career development Restructuring changes are the cause of eBay’s current job cuts, which will affect 7 percent of their workforce.  Just because you work for a major […]

Baby Boomers Get Your Mentor Hat On

January 21, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Knowledge is like money; to be of value it must circulate. Baby boomers can provide the best career advice and assist in career development of their colleagues. Here’s how.. The first thing a job seeker will check when reviewing a job vacancy is: how much experience are they looking for me to have?  And with […]