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for November, 2013

How to best serve your notice

Posted on November 23, 2013 in Candidate Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

Candidates ask this question all the time… How to best serve my notice period with grace!

This article offers some good insight…. “Call it a Tony Blair moment. I am currently serving my notice, seeing out my last days with a magazine publisher before starting out as a freelance journalist. But instead of visualising the exciting future ahead, I find myself tussling with the same question: have I done enough here to secure my legacy?” Read the full article at http://www.theguardian.com/money/2008/jun/21/workandcareers

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How to Resign Gracefully

Posted on November 23, 2013 in Candidate Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

Sample ResignationsChoosing the Right Time to ResignWriting Your Resignation LetterMeeting with Your Boss

Edited by Foxglove, Krystle, Nicole Willson, Eben Visher and 29 others

It’s time for you to make a change, be it a new career path or simply a new challenge. The procedure for resigning is simple enough: give notice, preferably in advance. But if you don’t want to burn any bridges and create obstacles to future opportunities, you must be especially careful and considerate. Resigning is easy, but resigning gracefully is not. This article specifically covers several ways a person can make their resignation as smooth and as grudge-free as possible.

Click here to read the full article http://www.wikihow.com/Resign-Gracefully

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A good checklist for hiring employees

Posted on November 23, 2013 in Client Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

Hi there, we have been reading an article from our friends at About.com. They have produced a brilliant article on ‘a good checklist for hiring employees’. If you are in the process of recruiting new employees, please review their article at http://humanresources.about.com/cs/selectionstaffing/a/hiringchecklist.htm

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Pure’s Peak Positions – Elite Positions Available

Posted on November 13, 2013 in Pure's Peak Positions - 0 comments - 0

This is a must read for Progressive Candidates.

We bring career position to your door!  With pure excitement, we have taken the proactive liberty to create a new experience for our candidates: Pure’s Peak Positions. Pure operates in the signature and top-end of the market and all of our clients and candidates are accomplished in their own right.

Every Monday, without fail, we upload out most current Hot JOBS who are open to meeting new candidates to secure their career. Please refer below. Bringing the best positions in the market to your front door! Email us for more information on info@pureprofessional.com

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Pure’s Prestigous Performers

Posted on November 12, 2013 in Client Blog, Newsroom, Pure's Prestigious Performers - 0 comments - 0

This is a must read for Progressive Employers.

We bring the candidate elite to your door! The rare. The exceptional. The utterly brilliant.

With pure excitement, we have taken the proactive liberty to create a new experience to our clients: Pure’s Prestigious Performers. Pure operates in the signature and top-end of the market and all of our clients and candidates are accomplished in their own right. Every Monday, please email us for our latest databank on info@pureprofessional.com

Bringing the best candidates in the market to your front door!

 

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Online Test

Posted on November 5, 2013 in Candidate Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

Are you ready for a new job role?

1. Have you been in your role for two-years or more?

2. Have you been in the top 10% of performers in your team or department or company?

3. Have you received a promotion in title or a salary increment?

4. Have you ‘truly’ mastered the depth and expertise of your role?

We ask the questions above because we help coach our candidates to manage their resume, which is ‘their message to market’. Career professionals are stable professionals. Career professionals are professionals who have been recognized for their positive mindset, skills, experience, expertise and achievements.

Generally speaking, it is time to consider a career/position move if:

a.  you have achieved all there is to achieve, in your current role

b. you have achieve point a, and there are no promotional opportunities within the next 12-18 months within your current firm

When exploring potential opportunities, you need to consider the following:

1.  job role, scope and responsibilitiess-4

2.  reporting to

3. subordinates

4. team size

5. company brand and size

6. career advancement path

7. can you see yourself staying in the firm for 2-4 years?

8. salary, benefits

9. organizational culture

10. working locations

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