Prepare For A Job Interview By Writing Three Replies To Each Question

Usually, you have a pretty good idea of what questions will be asked in a job interview. In preparing your answers, it helps to write them down. You might also want to have a few different answers on hand.

Walt Disney's Best Career Lessons

As the founder of The Walt Disney Company, Disney produced blockbuster movies and immersive theme parks the world had never seen before. Although Walt Disney had a darker side to his reputation, there’s a lot anyone can learn from his career. Here are some lessons from his success.

JobHero Organises Your Job Hunt, Reminds You To Follow Up

Following up with a job application is arguably just as important as applying in the first place. JobHero helps you keep track and organise your job hunt from start to finish.

The Industries Where Networking Matters More For Getting A Job

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” That holds true for many job seekers, but some industries tend to hire more from employee referrals than others.

The Company You Work For Is Not Your Friend

One thing becomes apparent after the honeymoon of a newly-launched career is over: Your employer — whether it’s a scrappy startup or a massive multi-million dollar company — is not your friend. You are a resource. That means the only one you can trust, really, is you. Here’s how to keep a cool head and stay in control of your career.

Set Your Freelance Rate To Twice The Hourly Rate For An Employee

When you first start out working for yourself, it’s tricky figuring out how much to charge. Usually it involves a lot of maths and knowledge of your industry and market. Seth Godin offers a simple suggestion: Charge at least double the hourly rate you’d be happy with as a full-time employee.

You Can't Make Time For New Projects Without Changing Your Priorities

Everyone’s wrestled with the “Where do you find the time?” problem. You only have so many hours in the day and you can’t accomplish everything. The real problem, however, may just be your priorities.

Motivate Lazy Coworkers By Asking For Their Input

At some point, you’ve probably dealt with coworkers who don’t pull their weight. Their incompetence can affect you, and it’s tempting to complain, criticise or reprimand them. However, for a more productive outcome, ask for their ideas instead.

Career Spotlight: What I Do As A Hotel Manager

How hard could it be to run a hotel? It’s all just folding towels and changing the sheets, right? When you scale that up to include hundreds of rooms with guests coming and going every day of the week, the management of resources — both the workforce and the linens — can become quite chaotic.

Three Tell-Tale Signs You've Found What Truly Motivates You

Finding motivation can be a constant struggle when it comes to work, but it can be a little easier when you find your motivators. These are the three signs you’ve found what really keeps you moving forward.