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How to write a business email that scores an ‘A’ grade and not a ‘F’

An email (electronic mail) is one of the most common forms of communication in business today. There are many advantages to using email to send and retrieve information.  However, there are also many pitfalls to avoid. Another way to think about an email is that it’s like a letter – as in it has a beginning, […]

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Common interview mistakes & how to avoid them!

    Common interview mistakes & how to avoid them!   Congratulations, you’ve impressed with your application and landed a job interview. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a first-timer or a seasoned professional, when it comes to job interviews it’s surprisingly easy to trip yourself up. Interviews are often the first chance you get to […]

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How to make a successful partnership with a recruiter.

How to make a successful partnership with a recruiter. Nowadays, many permanent or contract roles are handled by recruitment agencies like ours. I am happy to say that recruitment agencies play a strong part in the employment market. Therefore, as I discussed in one my previous blogs, registering with a couple of recruitment agencies needs […]

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What does your Handshake say about you?

You don’t realise how much you communicate through a simple handshake. The Fail-Safe Connect the web between your index finger and thumb firmly with the other person’s and pump two or three times. This is confident and always appropriate. The Rubber Glove While shaking hands, cover the other person’s hand with your left hand. A […]

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What Do You Sound Like Over The Phone?

Phone calls are an essential part of everyday work structure. You receive calls from important clients who have never met you before, and through the call, they are forming their own conclusion about you. Although we are all familiar with the nature of phone calls, we are unaware of the influence that our posture, tone […]

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How do I manage luncheon interviews?

Corporate lunches have been in existence for years and now a new trend is emerging in Sydney, ‘luncheon interviews’. From PA to management roles, it’s not only great time saver but also an opportunity to evaluate a candidate’s skills in a social environment. Dining with a prospective employee allows employers review your interpersonal skills in […]

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