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Resilience: It’s Importance in Modern Business

This week’s Quay Appointments Breakfast Seminar was around the topic of ‘Resilience’ and its importance in modern business. We heard from two inspirational guest speakers, Annabelle Chauncy & Janepher Nansubuga, from the School for Life Foundation. Annabelle founded School for Life at the age of 21. Along the way she has dealt with a multitude […]

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ARE YOU ON LINKEDIN? IF NOT, WHY NOT?

The Job Seekers guide to a killer profile – Land you dream job with a few simple steps   You may have all noticed that we now live in, and have done so for some time, the “Digital Age”. When it comes to your professional world and career I have no doubt that it has […]

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Reasons You Are Not Getting the Job

One of the toughest things about job searching is when you don’t get a job. It’s always demoralising and disturbing when you don’t know the exact reason of why is it not working out for you. Despite the fact you have a great CV, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and on top of everything you […]

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Interview Communication

If you think you’re a good communicator consider for a moment what this really means. The dictionary defines communications as: The act or process of communicating; fact of being communicated. Imparting or interchange of thoughts, opinions or information by speech, writing or signs. Something imparted, interchanged, or transmitted. A document or message imparting news, views, […]

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How to Get your HR Department started on the Right Foot This New Year

Many companies struggle throughout the year because they lack strategies to approach HR issues effectively. However, with the right plans set in place, these issues can very easily be avoided and the business can enjoy a higher return. What then is the secret behind business success? Experts in this field have cited a qualified human […]

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What your Business Degree Should have Taught you About the Real World

I just recently completed my bachelors degree from Sussex University business school in the United Kingdom majoring in Business Management, with the hopes of receiving a huge pay check in the future, as did the over 2000 people in my lectures. Like majority of university graduates I spent a lot of my time cramming for […]

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What i want to be when i grow up

What would you like to be when you grow up?

Last year LinkedIn asked 8,000 professionals what they had thought they wanted to be when they grew up. The survey found that the top childhood dream jobs for men in the U.S. were a professional or Olympic athlete, airplane or helicopter pilot, scientist, lawyer and astronaut. Women said that their top childhood dream jobs were teacher, […]

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How to Work less and Play Harder

A recent presentation by Dermot Crowley at the Quay Appointments Breakfast Seminar got me thinking about productivity. There is a lot of information around the internet regarding productivity in the work place. I read an article somewhere that said that the future of the work force is based on a work life balance. Essentially in […]

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