Tag: Career Change


Jan

27

2016
4 Tips for a Successful Job Search

4 Tips for a Successful Job Search

Based on a recent study in the US, the average job search lasts approximately 4 months. That’s quite a long time to be searching for a job, so it’s very important to have a good job search strategy due to the strong competition from other candidates. To conduct an effective job search and decrease the time to employment, follow these tips: Use more than one...

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Nov

21

2015
Should You Search For a Job During the Christmas Holiday?

Should You Search For a Job During the Christmas Holiday?

The Christmas holiday season is usually a hectic time for a lot of companies. Sales people are scrambling to achieve their targets, HR personnel are finalizing their manpower plans and budgets, accountants are closing yearly books, and much more. In brief, one wouldn’t expect companies to make a big effort in their recruitment and the expectation is that most recruitment for the new year will...

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Oct

16

2015
Should You Accept a Counter Offer After You Resign?

Should You Accept a Counter Offer After You Resign?

I was chatting with a friend of mine a few weeks back and he mentioned that he was actively looking for a new job and going through interviews. Yesterday, he gives me a call to notify me that he got a job offer and submitted his resignation. The next day, he received a counter offer from his current employer with a 15% higher salary that...

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Sep

16

2015
How to Stay Relevant in the Lebanese Job Market

How to Stay Relevant in the Lebanese Job Market

We currently live in a very fast-paced and fiercely competitive job market. With limited jobs and a massive unemployment rate in Lebanon, job seekers need to have an edge in the job market to make their profiles irresistible to employers. Fortunately, Lebanon’s job market is very small, which means that you can get noticed very quickly if you stick to these three tips: Never stop...

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Apr

19

2015
5 Tips to Help You Successfully Change Careers

5 Tips to Help You Successfully Change Careers

Switching to a new job is one thing, but changing careers entirely is a completely different ball game. There are many reasons why people choose to change careers: better paying opportunities, flexible working hours, realizing a dream, and much more. Whatever the reason may be, changing your career should not be treated the same way as changing your job. These 5 tips will help you...

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