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Archive for May, 2011

5 Ideas to Boost Your Job Search »

The first half of 2011 is nearly over. So maybe it’s time to rethink some strategies. Here are five ideas that could give your job search a new boost. Identify what it is that motivates you. If what you enjoy most is, say, influencing other people, then seek more opportunities to do this well. If […]

Can Reading the News Help You at Work? »

The Corner Office likes Business Acumen. We talk about it during our weekly catch-ups, during quarterly reviews and annual updates. Why? Because to be the best employee you always need to be learning. Employees who learn drive business forward with new processes and ideas. Listed below are some tips and publications to help you get […]

How To Deal With a Difficult Boss »

By Nisa Chitakasem, co-founder of Career Consultancy Position Ignition One of the most common workplace complaints is: ‘My boss is driving me mad!’. It’s easy to understand why this is such a major issue for so many people. Where do working people spend most of their waking time? At work. Who is the central figure […]

Scottish Job Market Grows – Good News for Jobseekers »

Scotland is the land of plaid, haggis and highlands. But as of yesterday – it’s also the land of job growth! The Bank of Scotland released a survey showing the number of people needed for permanent jobs rising  at a rate not seen for the first time since April 2007. Great news! Even as inflation rises, companies are […]

10 Worst Things to Do in a Meeting »

Who doesn’t cringe when the office loudmouth launches into a self-congratulatory monologue that is completely irrelevant? Who hasn’t ever pitied a timid colleague who’s been targeted by the office bully? Or marvelled at a colleague’s ability to string together an array of buzzwords that mean absolutely nothing? Yet no matter how mind-numbing things get, don’t […]

Top Companies Hiring for May »

With the back to back Bank Holidays now over, you can start to get back into work mode. What better way than to check out our Top Companies Hiring for May! Google: Starting from two computer science students in a university dorm room, Google has grown by leaps and bounds and now has thousands of […]

Using The Right Keywords For Your Job Search »

Not finding the job you want? With a large number of people hunting for fewer jobs, you need to have the right strategy on hand to be successful with your job search. The majority of the hiring companies recruit new employees through online job adverts. When browsing through the job openings, you may still not […]