by Faizan Patankar

Two Daft questions

Two stupid questions they still ask at interviews 🤔

With no empirical evidence to show the value or reasoning behind these questions, I couldn’t help but wonder about these … Read more

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This Year At Work Put Yourself Out of Job

The future is here, it’s just not evenly distributed yet. Moore’s Law can be a bitch.

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Are these things keeping you from your dream job?

You are probably not in your dream job. And whatever you may say, you know, you are not 100% happy … Read more

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How To Stay Motivated All The Time Using This One Golden Rule

To stay motivated all the time, use the Goldilocks rule. Oh yes, the Goldilocks of the children’s story “The Three … Read more

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To Succeed, Seek Opportunities To Fail

As humans we’ve spent an awful lot of time and resources teaching kids, graduates and employees to chase success in … Read more

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Apply the Bathtub Curve to Your Career To Know When To Leave

The bathtub curve is a term widely used in reliability engineering. Bathtub curve is mostly related to the lifecycle management … Read more

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How a personal brand logo can create career success?

January 26, 2017

Personal logos are exactly what they sound like—a symbol that represents who you are and what you do.

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The Countries With The Most Doctoral Degree Graduates

January 25, 2017

United States is the highest producer of graduates with doctoral degree. Followed by Germany, United Kingdom, and India in 4th.

Building The Perfect LinkedIn Profile [INFOGRAPHIC]

January 9, 2017

LinkedIn put together some top tips on how to build the perfect LinkedIn profile. And who better to listen to on building the perfect LinkedIn profile, than LinkedIn itself?

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Use Employee Engagement Rates To Decide If A Company Is Right Fit For You

January 8, 2017

Many job seekers overlook one important clue when trying to decide if a company is the right fit: employee engagement.

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5 Minute Resume Tricks That Can Land You A Job You Want

November 9, 2016

Recruiters love resumes. You can use some of these resume tricks to turn your love hate relationship with your resume into a positive one.


6 CV Writing Tips For Graduates In Job Search

October 22, 2016

More CV writing tips to make success of your job search. From the experts at StandOut CV and Inspiring Interns. Read more.

How To Bounce Back From Redundancy in 5 Steps?

October 18, 2016

Being made redundant can be a distressing and worrying experience but it needn’t spell the end of your career. With the correct preparation and support, redundancy can actually open doors to new opportunities that you may not have pursued otherwise.


Will A Robot Take My Job? And Which Jobs Are Most Threatened

October 10, 2016

I was sent this interesting infographic by Creately on whether a robot will take your job. I was keen to know will a robot take my job?

5 Ways To Boost Your Entry Level CV by @StandOutCVTeam

October 3, 2016

Writing your entry level CV can be a challenge. It’s tough to know exactly what you should include and your lack of work experience makes it even harder.

Smart Questions To Ask At The End Of A Job Interview

September 23, 2016

Ask one of these 7 questions at the end of a job interview to impress your interviewers. And find out valuable information on the prospects itself.

Featured Content

4 Tips of Career Advice For Young People To Succeed In Any Job

When you want to be a superstar at work, these 4 acts of work will not go unnoticed. Make sure that “noticing” is for all the good reasons. This post is sponsored by SecureTheJob. The first … Read more

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Passive Income Streams: Getting Rich On Your Back Pockets

Sponsored Post by Suncorp Earning money for retirement can give you a sense of accomplishment every time you look at your accounts, but it does have the drawback of having to work for it. Worse … Read more

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Is University Worth It With Expensive Tuition Fees?

This post is sponsored by GSM London. Is university worth it? The expensive tuition fees and living costs, will they ever return the value? It is something parents will be pondering over as well, is … Read more