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Ten ways to have a better interview

1 Don’t multitask.Switch your cell phone off (not onto vibrate, and leave your family and friends at home..Be present!Focus you attention on the person you are talking to and don’t be distracted. 2 Don’t be opinionated.Go into every interview believing that you have...

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Public Holiday Pay

 A challenge to any business when you are trying to keep productivity up, staff motivated and focused and expenses down. It is important to know what you legally are obliged to pay staff- so that you are not paying too much...

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Family Responsibility Leave

For a lot of companies, they make up their own rules when it comes to what is allowed for Family Responsibility Leave, and often employees in the past have set president and the company policy with regards to this has...

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BUSINESS DRESS CODE

When most of us started out businesses, we did not have office uniforms and were often working on our own, so dress code was not an issue- we would dress in a way that we wanted our company represented.  Over...

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Your Dream Job???

I know that one of the questions that really frustrates job seekers, is “What is your dream job?”, or “What job are you wanting?” because it is not always easy to sum up in a phrase.  Goal setting and dreaming...

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DESERTION

Although you may know that a employee is not coming back to work, and in effect have resigned, from information other staff members give you, it is important to follow the correct procedure when dealing with desertion.   WHAT IS DESERTION? Desertion implies...

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Top 10 things NOT to do in an interview

10 VERY SMALL, BUT VERY SIGNIFICANT ACTS THAT COULD STAND BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR NEXT JOB. Showing up late, forgetting a copy of your resume, having a bad hair day…these are all reasons you might not feel as confident as you’d...

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LEAVE

The Basic Conditions of Employment Act states that if a staff member (temporary or permanent) works over 24 hours a month, they have the same right as permanent employees. Annual Leave Employees who work more than 24 hours a month are all...

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DEALING WITH REJECTION

Are you a victim or do you fight for what you want and learn from your mistakes?  Do you roll over and give up when your job application is unsuccessful?   Recently we have been advertising a lot of positions, dealing with...

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EMAIL AND INTERNET ABUSE

Email and Internet is a brilliant thing. It has changed the way that we do business. Gone are the days of visiting a library to research products, competitors and clients, and visiting the bank to get your bank statements. Communication...

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