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Sep 26, 2022
26 min read
How to make your CV stand out
Resume, CV, curriculum vitae, bio, personal profile,… the list is endless. Call it what you may, but writing a CV that is powerful, persuasive and instantly catches the eye of employers goes a long way towards getting a job. In fact, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration if we call these CVs as the passport to
career advice
creating cv
personal cv
Jun 06, 2022
53 min read
How to prepare for a technical interview
Once you have decided which direction your career is going to take, the next big challenge is to prepare yourself for the interview process and land that dream job that you’ve always wished for.
recruitment process
tech interview
tech jobs
Apr 22, 2022
46 min read
The complete guide for breaking into tech
Are you looking for entry level tech jobs? Have you been seeking answers for the question of how to get into tech without much luck? Irrespective of whether it is your chosen field or area of interest, a career in information technology (IT) promises to be rewarding in more ways than one.
career tips
entry level it jobs
tech industry
Feb 04, 2022
18 min read
How to overcome distractions and focus on deep work
How many times do you get distracted each day? Once you have a rough estimate in mind, take that number and multiply by 25. The figure that you arrive at is roughly the amount of time that you lose each day as you are not concentrating.
deep work
productivity
self improvement
tips for productive work
work from home
Jan 30, 2022
22 min read
Personal Development Plan for 2022: The Ultimate Guide to Your Roadmap
Like most of the world, your end of the year was not only marked with gorgeous fireworks in the sky, but also with some thoughts entering your mind regarding the personal and professional goals that you’d like to achieve within the promising year of 2022.
career advice
personal development
productivity
skills
Jan 18, 2022
18 min read
Demystifying the concept of deep work
We live in a world that is filled with distractions, where we default to switching between tasks or chores, rather than focusing on any one of them specifically for a consistent period of time.
productivity
remote work
self improvement
self organisation
tips for productive work
Dec 14, 2021
12 min read
What Jobs Can You Find After A Coding Bootcamp In 2022?
Whether this is your first career in tech or you’re picking up coding to expand into a new field, a bootcamp can put you on track for a variety of career paths. In this article, we’ll explore what jobs you can find as a coding bootcamp graduate, what type of companies you can work for, and how you can land your first job in tech.
bootcamp grads
career advice
coding bootcamp
Dec 14, 2021
16 min read
Work from Home Vs Office. 4 Ways to Find Your Fit
The pandemic seems to get closer to its end and we see restrictions continue to loosen up. This change has started many discussions about working from home vs office.
productivity
remote work
work from home
work from office
work style
workplace culture
Nov 29, 2021
6 min read
How to Create a Resume with no Education
Chose not to go to college? You’re not alone. With ever rising fees and a world of incredible, high-quality free learning resources online, thousands are choosing to bypass the traditional route and enter the workforce straight from school.
career
career advice
education
job
resume
resume tips
Nov 29, 2021
9 min read
Tips for a Modern Resume
Everything you need to know about how to write a modern resume. Step-by-step guide, covering tips and examples that you can use.
career
remote work
resume
resume tips
skills
trends
work from home
Nov 16, 2021
7 min read
How to Find Out What Career Fits Me
Found yourself asking, “I don’t know what career fits me” recently? You’re not alone. Our education has been slow to catch-up with industry trends and half of us don’t know what careers are even out there today, let alone which ones fit us.
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Bootcamp
career
career advice
career fit
career guidance
career tips
careers
coding bootcamp
personality test
psychometrics
remote work
skills
Nov 11, 2021
7 min read
Do Companies Hire Bootcamp Grads?
A recent survey from Indeed revealed that 80% of hiring managers at US-based companies of all sizes had hired a bootcamp graduate at least once, and 99.8% said they’d do it again.
Bootcamp
career
career advice
coding bootcamp
hiring
recruitment
remote work
skills
start-up
tech
Nov 10, 2021
8 min read
 Culture fit: what it means for employees?
Culture fit is an element of screening potential candidates, based on individuals’ values, attitudes, and beliefs. It is very important to an organization that the candidate’s core values and beliefs are in line with the company’s business culture.
career
Nov 10, 2021
7 min read
How to Find a Job After a Bootcamp
So you’ve just completed a coding bootcamp course and are thinking, now what? Or perhaps you’re midway through, thinking ahead about what comes next. You’ve been promised six-figure salaries and Silicon Valley, the chance to land a job that will see you set financially for life.
Bootcamp
career
career advice
coding bootcamp
remote work
work from home
Nov 04, 2021
9 min read
How to Deal with a Toxic Work Environment
Think you might be in a toxic work environment? If you’ve sought out this article, chances are that you already know the answer.
lifestyle
mental health
productivity
stress
toxic
toxic work
work
Nov 01, 2021
9 min read
How to Establish Career Goals. Guide for Career Changers
Statistics suggest that 91% of millennials expect to change jobs every 3 years and countless news outlets have dubbed the last 18 months (among other things) as the year of “the Great Resignation”.
Oct 22, 2021
3 min read
Five Tips for Mastering a Behavioral Interview
You are awaiting an interview for an exciting new job. You are nervous. You check how you look in the mirror multiple times. You rehearse a few answers to potential questions in your head. You look at your watch to await your turn. You feel anxious…
behavioral interview
behavioural interview
career guidance
growth
interview
job interview
productivity
remote work
skills
work from home
Oct 13, 2021
13 min read
How to Tackle New Job Anxiety. A Complete Guide
Experiencing new job anxiety is overwhelmingly common. Whether it be a fear of the unknown or the fear of having to prove yourself in a new industry, starting a new job can be a minefield of triggers – even to those who have never experienced anxiety before. 
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career
career advice
employment
health
job
new job
self care
wellbeing
work
Oct 06, 2021
7 min read
How to Showcase Soft Skills on Your Resume
You’ll hear the phrase “soft skills” thrown around a lot when looking to build your resume. It can be easy to throw in the words “motivated” and “organised” in your resume bio but taking the time to formally assess your soft skills is a vital part of the application process. 
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cv tips
employability
hiring
job search
resume
resume tips
skills
soft skills
Sep 30, 2021
4 min read
Will I Thrive More in a Startup or Big Company Environment?
It is no secret that different people thrive in different environments. Some people are struggling with the new WFH reality, whereas others are enjoying the reduced commutes and increased flexibility.
career
career fit
corporation
covid
culture fit
remote work
start-up
trends
WFH
work from home
Sep 23, 2021
10 min read
How to Write a Cover Letter
We know what it’s like. You’ve spent half an hour meticulously filling out an online application, tweaking your resume and researching every inch of a company’s website. Just before you go to hit that submit button, you notice another submission box – the cover letter. 
career
career tips
cover letter
hiring tips
job application
job search
Sep 16, 2021
9 min read
How to answer: Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? This age-old question is practically a given in any (clichéd) interview, so it’s well worth having a perfect answer in your back pocket.
careers advice
interview
interview questions
job interview
Sep 09, 2021
10 min read
How to Build Experience During Your Bootcamp
So, you’ve successfully signed up for a coding Bootcamp, and now you’re thinking: what else should I be doing? First of all, well done for taking the plunge! Taking a Bootcamp is one of the best ways you can transform your career and land you your dream career in tech.
Bootcamp
coding bootcamp
cv
experience
hiring skills
jobs in tech
resume
tech
Sep 02, 2021
12 min read
Thinking About Doing a Coding Bootcamp? Here is our Ultimate Guide
As college fees get ever more expensive, tech savvy individuals are increasingly looking for fast, exciting and better value alternatives. In the past decade, the Coding Bootcamp has stepped up to fill this growing need, offering long-term, intensive business courses that promise quick results and eye-openingly high graduate salaries.
Bootcamp
coding
education
skills
Aug 26, 2021
7 min read
Networking Tips for Introverts
If you’re an introvert, you’ll understand the dread that comes from an invitation to a networking event. Awkward conversation, intimidating groups, and the dominating chatter of extroverts – an introverted person’s worst nightmare.
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introverts
linkedIn
networking
skills
tips
Aug 19, 2021
9 min read
Important Questions to Ask in a Job Interview
You know the feeling – you’ve just navigated a tough job interview, answered their probing questions to the best of your ability and it’s finally wrapping up.
employment
hiring
interview
interview questions
job
job interview
job search
jobs
recruitment
skills
Aug 10, 2021
9 min read
How to Make a Great Resume with no Experience
How do you get work experience in a world where every job requires at least six months’ work experience? We’ve all torn our hair out in frustration at this Catch-22.
advice
recruitment
resume
skills
Aug 04, 2021
8 min read
Common Mistakes on a Resume
Not getting anywhere with your resume? Don’t let one of these common resume mistakes block your chances of getting hired for your dream job!
mistakes
resume
Jul 27, 2021
11 min read
How to Write a LinkedIn Summary – LinkedIn Summary Examples and Analysis
The LinkedIn profile summary is one of the first things people see when they visit your profile. It’s part of the introductory business card. Use these tips to improve it and stand out.
linkedIn
productivity
Jan 08, 2021
6 min read
Research: 2014 work from home study proved benefits of remote work
Believe it or not, the pandemic hasn’t been the first instance of companies switching to work from home or a hybrid work model.
customer support
economy
growth
productivity
remote work
skills
trends
well-being
work from home
Jan 08, 2021
4 min read
COVID WFH = real Remote?
Why work from home during COVID is like real, productive and enjoyable remote work.
covid
economy
growth
lockdown
productivity
remote work
skills
trends
well-being
work from home
Jan 08, 2021
3 min read
Adjusting to remote during COVID
Tips that make the adjustment to remote role easier and help you work more effective
covid
lockdown
mental health
remote work
tasks
well-being