A Note On Self-Awareness

The textbook definition of Self-awareness is: Aware of oneself, including one’s traits, feelings, and behaviour and the ability to reconcile oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other individuals. While awareness is our ability to take note; self-awareness is our ability to take note of ourselves objectively in particular situations. Being in a

The Importance of The Resume

The résumé is probably THE most important part of your jobsearch, however most people just get it so, so wrong. If there is one thing that is cursed by a recruiter on a daily basis, it would have to be the résumé. It is your “foot in the door”, it’s your “first impression”, however a

Two Strong Ladies With Lasting Legacies

One broke all the rules in the most conservative employment environment imaginable and the other continues to break records… the most recent on Saturday 13th April, five days after the death of the other. One is a divisive character who will be fondly remembered as a champion of women and a pioneer who smashed through

Smart People Making Simple Tasks Difficult!

“Hey, how ya doing? Sorry you can’t get through. Why don’t you leave your name and a number and I’ll get back to you” I was only 2 year’s old when De La Soul released their song “Ring Ring Ring (Ha ha hey)” in 1991 but I still know the words. Well not all of

How to Make Sense of This Mess

Every organisational psychology text speaks of the importance of having stable and decisive leadership for an business to work at its optimum level of performance. Legendary sporting coach Jack Gibson, used to speak at length about the fact that you could never have a successful sporting team without a stable front office. Iconic investor Warren