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Top Skills That Will Get You Hired in 2015

We hear about skill-building almost every day of our professional lives. It should come as no surprise that a graduate degree is no longer the golden ticket to a magnificent career. Gone are the days when educational qualifications and good grades favored the meritorious candidates. Although grades are still a mandatory prerequisite, they are no […]

Stepping out into the jobs market – what’s your first step?

If you’re looking for your first job and feeling overwhelmed, it’s important to remember that you are most definitely not alone. More people are graduating from college now than ever before, increasing competition. At the same time, recent global economic changes over the past decade have redistributed jobs and weakened economies, making it more difficult […]