Articulating your brand on Linkedin

Branding is a popular practice that people use nowadays to promote their careers as brands. It is a process of developing and maintaining a reputation and impression of an individual, group or organization.  Linkedin is one of the most popular platforms for personal branding and forming great connections with others. It is an amazing networking tool for job seekers and it is essential to know how to use them to articulate your brand!  Here are 5 specific areas that you can artic...
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Important skills for Foreign Exchange Careers

Foreign Exchange market is a fast-paced and risky workplace where people have to be responsible and skilful for their part in the industry. Their requirements are specifics and the candidate have to be qualified and experienced enough to join the workforce!  But don’t worry, we have covered the most important skills that every candidate needs to secure a place in the Forex industry! Excellent mathematical and analytical ability  In any market you are going to work, every cand...
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Acing the interview

The candidate that secures the job is one who performs the best during the interview. The interviewer is assessing not only your skills and qualifications but also judging whether or not you can fit into the team culture. It is important to know how to ‘sell’ yourself, build rapport, show a positive attitude and to communicate clearly and confidently. Above all, you must demonstrate the relevance of your skills and how they will benefit the employer. Before attending the interview, prepar...
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Job searching strategies

4. Job searching strategies  The standard for job searching is getting higher and higher, it is important to have strategies to search for a job rather than blindly looking everywhere. Most job seekers use a variety of strategies from establishing the social media presence to targeting companies to help them stand out from the crowd. Here are some of the strategies that every job seeker should follow to make the job searching process easier!  Spend a lot of time on your resum...
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Strength and Weakness Question

Just like every jobseeker, we always dealt with difficult questions during a job interview. Even an interview alone is intimidating, sometimes when we get unusual questions like “What is your Strength and Weakness?”, it would freak out most people. Some questions are naturally easy to answer but a question like this would take us a few minutes to reflect and think of what we were doing for your whole life! But we don’t want the interviewee to wait and stare at us while we sit there and think of...
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What is an “A Player”?

Have you ever been in the team who have higher expectations for their goals and constantly working toward them? That is when you know that you are in a team of A-players. They are the ideal form of employees for the top companies and have excellent qualities that we all are working for.  Here are 5 characteristics of A player. Personal ownership  A player like to be held accountable for his or her work and thinks of ways to improve. Taking ownership means being responsible fo...
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How to maintain Good Relationships at Work

Workplace used to be a cycle of working for eight hours and go home to loved ones. But now, there are changes in our expectations of workplaces and we want a more meaningful environment. People who we work with is the most important part of creating meaningful workspace. Building strong relationships with co-workers is a great investment for a better working experience and career growth. Here are 7 ways to maintain good relationships with co-workers.  Have an effective communication ...
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Helena Zak, Recruitment Consultant

I have been working at EBR, as a recruitment consultant for 1 year, specialising in recruiting & resourcing for IT jobs, with my specialty being Sharepoint. I love recruiting for EBR. We have an incredibly supportive management team. All the consultants and staff here are all friendly with an "open and honest approach" to life. EBR is awesome. I am very happy and grateful to be part of EBR.
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Barbara Burke, Recruitment Consultant

"I have been working in recruitment for over 10 years and I think the fact that I am working for EBR for a second time is a testimony in itself to the type of company they are. I am Irish and originally worked with EBR back in 2002-2003 when I was in Australia on a working holiday visa. We were a very small team then. I since went on to work for large plc recruitment firms in Dublin and Sydney and have also management recruitment teams. When I returned to Sydney in 2010, I was really impr...
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Elena Cama, Administration Assistant

"I am happy to say that working for EBR has been both a challenging and rewarding experience. During my two years of employment, I took on diverse projects ranging from marketing and research to auditing and quality assurance, allowing me to develop skills which will be beneficial in my future career. I really appreciated the flexibility of working casually while I studied, and being able to experience and take part in some of the key milestones such as the company's 10th Birthday! I want...
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