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Should you wait for your dream job or take what is available?

Posted by Thao La on Apr 8, 2015 9:51:00 AM

In recent years, many university students and fresh graduates have taken jobs that they didn’t want, just to cover their living expenses, while others have remained unemployment for months. Economist Rand Ghayad, in a 2014 study, shows that the shorter the unemployed time is, the higher chance a job is landed, and the longer the unemployed time the more unlikely it is a job will be found.
Andrea Kay, a career expert and author of This is How to Get Your Next Job says before taking a job you don’t love, “it’s important to reassess your strategy.”
So if you’re struggling with whether to wait for the “right” job or take the “right now” job, here are a few steps to help you choose:

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Topics: job fit, career success, direction, interview success, CV, dream job, job search, resume, interview strategy

3 more top career books that work

Posted by Thao La on Apr 6, 2015 12:00:00 AM

In the previous article, I introduced you to 4 books that help guide you in your search for the answer to your career quest. Here are 3 more.

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Topics: job fit, career success, job, understand yourself, strengths, dicover yourelf, job search, personal brand, career reinvention

How to Design a Work Space or Home Office to Increase Productivity

Posted by Profiles International SEA Blogger on Mar 31, 2015 9:40:00 AM

Even if you have great JobFit and you are in your dream job, you may find yourself struggling to focus in a workspace that hasn’t been well thought out. If you don’t love your workspace you are much less likely to be productive. Here are a few ideas from Jane Blanchard (Modernize) to help you make the most of your work space.

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Topics: improve productivity and performance, employees engagement, Effective and Efficient Employees, job fit

Webinar "Jobfit 2015: Perception and Reality"

Posted by Binh Nguyen on Mar 26, 2015 10:59:00 AM

Recruitment nowadays no longer pays attention to the only purpose of finding labor. What recruiters look for is new member that will sustainably contribute to the growth of organization.

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Topics: chọn ngành học, Employee Assessment, behaviores, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools, job fit, Personalities, career orientation, career success

Survey: Human Resource 2015 – Challenge & Solutions

Posted by Binh Nguyen on Mar 16, 2015 8:57:00 AM

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Employee Assessment, employee promotion, Phương Pháp Học Tập, Training and Development in Business, Effective Hiring, Employee Retention, 360 Degree Feedback, job fit

Making the Case for Job Fit

Posted by Vy Huynh on Nov 19, 2014 11:30:00 AM

Is your organization plagued by substandard employee productivity? Do you depend on your employees to be motivated and engaged in their work? How can you improve productivity in the workplace so that you can maximize your bottom line?

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Topics: Workplace Management, Training and Development in Business, Effective Hiring, job fit

70% of your employees are looking to leave jobs. Why? Part 1

Posted by Vy Huynh on Nov 14, 2014 11:30:00 AM

"Engaged employees have well-defined roles in the organization, make strong contributions, are actively connected to their larger team and organization, and are continuously progressing" Gallup reports.

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Topics: turnover rate, job fit, leave job

A case study of Heineken on hiring the right person for the right job

Posted by Vy Huynh on Aug 26, 2014 10:30:00 AM

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Topics: interview, behaviores, intersests, turnover rate, thinking style, Effective Hiring, right hiring, recruitment, Big Brand Lessons, wrong hiring, job fit, Personalities, Profiles International SEA

Improve your recruitment process and avoid bad hiring decisions with scientific employee assessments

Posted by Huy Tran on Aug 18, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Have you ever made a bad hire? Most of us have. Wrong hiring decisions have high costs. Despite the negative impact around the office - there are hiring and onboarding costs, and time wasted managing poor-performing employees. One of the most common reasons for bad hiring decisions is that managers fail to give proper attention to the employee selection process.

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Topics: Employee Assessment, turnover rate, Effective Hiring, right hiring, recruitment, hire, recruiting, hiring, Employee Assessment Tools, Effective and Efficient Employees, wrong hiring, job fit

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