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From our friends at the Muse: 6 Job Search tips that are so basic that people forget them

Posted on July 25, 2016 in Candidate Blog, Client Blog, Legal - Banking & Finance, Legal - Commercial, Legal - General (Conveyancing, Matrimonial, Probate, Bankruptcy), Legal - IP, Legal - Other, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them

The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling about before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another.

Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which completely contradicts other advice you’ll find) that it can easily overwhelm you. Which, in fact, is probably the exact opposite outcome you’re looking for when you go sleuthing for genuinely useful counsel in the first place.

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5 Ways to Make Job Hunting Easier on You

Posted on February 27, 2015 in Candidate Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

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Looking for a job is one of the most frustrating and anxiety-producing experiences that we have in our adult lives, especially if the search stretches on longer than anticipated. If you’re one of the many people who is finding that your search is taking months longer than what was typical in previous job markets, here are five ways to make this maddening process easier on yourself. Click here for full article.

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Manage Your Work, Manage your Life

Posted on February 5, 2015 in Candidate Blog, Client Blog - 0 comments - 0

post-40171-Dogbert-work-life-balance-Dilb-FU2nWork-life balance is at best an elusive ideal and at worst a complete myth, today’s senior executives will tell you. But by making deliberate choices about which opportunities they’ll pursue and which they’ll decline, rather than simply reacting to emergencies, leaders can and do engage meaningfully with work, family, and community. Click here for full article.

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15 Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer

Posted on October 20, 2014 in Candidate Blog, Client Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

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You’ve received an offer for a job you’ll enjoy, but the salary is lower than you think you deserve. You ask your potential boss whether she has any flexibility. “We typically don’t hire people with your background, and we have a different culture here,” she responds. “This job isn’t just about the money. Are you saying you won’t take it unless we increase the pay?” Each of these situations is difficult in its own way—and emblematic of how complex job negotiations can be. Click here for 15 Rules for Negotiating.

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Does Being Passionate About the Work You Do Increase Your Chance of Success?

Posted on October 7, 2014 in Candidate Blog, Client Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

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What is important is for each of us is to figure out what is the passion inside of you that will drive you to become the very best you can be. What is the passion that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning ready to take on the world? What is the passion that will help you keep going when everything around you appears to be falling apart? What is the passion that will make you want to give 110 percent of yourself, rather than putting in the minimum requirement to pick up a paycheck?  What is that passion for you? Click ‘here‘ to read more.

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Raising the minimum wage to HK$36 an hour is both needed and affordable

Posted on September 26, 2014 in Candidate Blog, Client Blog, Newsroom - 0 comments - 0

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The First minimum wage introduced in 2011 was HK$28 per hour. In 2013, It was increased to HK$30 per hour. With the study of inflation rates, the minimum wage should be increased to HK$36 in the following year. However, the increased may not be benefited to small and medium-sized enterprises. They may not able to afford the increase of wage cost. Please click here to read more.

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