Kelly’s Corner: 5 Strategies For Keeping Your Cool After Losing A Job

Guess what? We’ve all been there: losing a job is an embarrassing, uncomfortable and scary experience, but it happens. From one second to the next you’ve gone from cushy employment to empty unemployment and it probably feels like the only thing to do is PANIC. Before you derail yourself completely and discourage your chances of ...

Kelly’s Corner: Why Small Companies Lead to Big Opportunities

For a couple of years, I worked in recruitment, where I helped students find internships at their dream company. What I found was the overwhelming majority of students want to work for BIG companies, for such-and-such a firm, a well-known brand, etc.   They wanted the prestige; the glitz and glam of being associated with ...

Your Career: Ace that job interview

After working on your CV, cover letter, LinkedIn profile and sending out (dozens? hundreds?) of applications, you will finally get a call or email to set up a time for an interview.   Getting an interview is an achievement in itself. Only a tiny proportion of applicants are selected for the interview stage: this means ...

Your Career: LinkedIn – What are you waiting for?

Despite being very similar to Facebook in some aspects, LinkedIn’s purpose is completely job related. Its definition is merely a business and employment-oriented social network targeting professionals. In few words? It’s your online professional display! It enables you to: Find a job according to your skills Enhance your visibility: be found by recruiters Keep in ...

How I Made My Relationship To Self My Top Priority

I can’t say I’ve always had a strong image of myself; let alone relationship with myself. Looking back, high school was a relatively easygoing period of my life. I felt pretty good about who I was, and surrounded myself with a supportive bunch of friends and family. Then college rolled around and the road became ...