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Top Advice for Public Sector Interviews

Over the past two decades, the landscape of the public sector has undergone a notable transformation, particularly in its approach to recruitment. What once involved the submission of cover letters and resumes has evolved into a more structured process oriented around competency based application forms. Let’s delve into the nuances of this shift and explore […]

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From Manager to CEO: Mastering the Art of Leadership Transition

“Unlocking the Secrets to a Seamless Ascension in the Corporate Hierarchy” As a seasoned manager, you’ve successfully navigated the intricate dance of day-to-day operations, overseeing teams and ensuring projects are executed flawlessly. Now, the corner office beckons, and the title of CEO is on the horizon. The transition from manager to CEO is a pivotal […]

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What People Don’t Know About Leadership Skills

Do you want to be a leader in your place of work? Leadership skills and acumen is now becoming a key competency in almost every job, whether you are leading people or not. We believe that leadership skills extend beyond overseeing a team of direct reports. While managing and leading a team is one aspect, […]

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The Powerful Benefits of Executive Coaching

In the dynamic landscape of ascending leadership roles, the ascent to a new position, be it a recent promotion or stepping into the CEO shoes for the first time, can be a thrilling yet challenging endeavour. This blog delves into the transformative benefits of one-on-one executive coaching, tailored specifically for those on the precipice of […]

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Everything you Need to Know: What to Expect from an Executive Coach

We embark on a guided tour through the intricacies and revelations associated with engaging a executive coach. Whether you are a seasoned executive aiming to refine your skills or an emerging leader seeking to unlock your full potential, join us as we unravel the complexities, enlighten the process, and illuminate the profound impact a skilled […]

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Never Make These 5 Mistakes When Writing Your CV

Here we are in the 21st century and the CV i.e., Curriculum Vitae is still the most common and most used document when it comes to job applications and applying for jobs. Whether it be an organisation putting a job advertisement online or in a newspaper and you applying for / submitting an application with […]

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What are Competency-based Application Forms?

Competency-based forms are completed by people seeking employment opportunities in the public and private sectors, the former being the most prevalent. They have begun to replace the CV over the past number of years, in fact, 20 years or more; though, the CV is still requested as a form of job application in the private […]

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Should you do a mock interview?

Mock interview is a common statement you hear from people when it comes to them seeking help with an up-and-coming interview, whether it be a general interview or a competency-based interview. They have completed and submitted their CV or completed their competency-based application form and wrote good examples to competency-based questions for an organisation and […]

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Completing Competency-based Application Forms for Public Sector Job Applications

Competency-based Application Forms for Public Sector In the last 10-15 years now, public sector job openings have no longer required or requested a Resumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV) from interested candidates to apply for them. There are many reasons for this: CV’s come in all shapes and sizes Very difficult to see/find the relevant information […]

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Before investing in further education, upskilling, re-training… ask yourself why you are doing it

From September to May every year, carparks in academic/further education will be full, not to mention Online courses. People rightly so, do and should invest in their job/career development by investing in new knowledge and information; however, they should consider what course they should invest their hard-earned money and precious time in and ask will […]

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