Guest post by Lara Quentrall-Thomas, CEO of Regency Recruitment & Resources I get it. The economic climate we’re in can be a bit scary. Some days you’re not even sure you know how to protect your job. Not sure you have the skills to survive the downsizing, the restructuring.
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It’s 2016. There’s talk of recession. Still, nobody doubts that a career in sales is a good decision, because far and above most jobs, a career in sales can earn top dollar — if you’re good at it — and still give you the flexible life you’ve been searching for.
All the world’s a TED Talk stage so you’ll do your career a favour by getting a front-row seat to these mind-blowing presentations. Take our word for it, there’s a helluva lot of wisdom in these three videos. See for yourself:
So here’s a practical way to improve your career prospects in 2016: online courses or MOOCs as they’re called. They’ll make you accountable; you can complete the longest ones in fewer than twelve weeks (most in under 10 hours), and the best part is they’re all free. Here are some we recommend you tackle to start the year off right.
You’re not going anywhere in life if you can’t read this blog post all the way through in one sitting. If you can’t it’s because you lack discipline, one of the reasons you underperformed last semester. And without discipline you’ll never succeed in your career. Ah, the searing rebuke of negative feedback. Thank me later.
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When the economy is slow and you’re looking for a job you may be tempted to rely solely on your network — people you know, or better, people who know you. But as part of your strategy you need to learn to master the cold call or email. It could make all the difference in your job search.
The leading bank in the country promoting theft? Not in a million years. But follow me here for a second. Have you noticed how the careers of the most creative and successful Trinidadians build on something that went before?
No diss to CaribbeanJobs.com. It still reigns supreme as the number one job board in the country and likely the Caribbean. Despite a surge in competition in the recruitment space, nobody has so far mounted a serious challenge.