Posts by Jennifer du Plessis

The Business Perception of a Star Candidate

Let’s face it. Interviews are tiresome and stressful and is rarely an enjoyable occasion. However, knowing what to expect when you go for an interview will ease some of your stress and ensure you’re ready for whatever the interviewer may throw at you. Interviews tend to be very standardized, and all the interviewer needs to…

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Why Your Qualification Doesn’t Get you Hired

What most people don’t understand is that qualifications are not the most crucial part of the job application process. Yes, it is important, but it isn’t the key to job success. The following reasons are. The Interview In order to increase your chances of getting the job, your interview needs to go well. This is…

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Selling Yourself in an Interview

How to change your perspective of the word “selling”  “Selling” has a negative connotation. Don’t think of yourself as “selling yourself to an interviewer” because it creates the impression that you need to brag about your achievements or beg for the job. This is, in fact, wrong. Most interviewers would rather have you be instilled with…

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Why You Don’t Get Hired

Tips to keep in mind when applying for a job  Applying for a job is no easy matter. It takes a lot of work and time and then there is no guarantee you’ll even be getting the job. Well, I have compiled a list of tips for you to show you how you can increase…

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Interview Do’s and Dont’s

It’s one thing to know that you are a suitable contender for a job, but a completely different matter to prove it to others. The interviewing process is the most crucial part of job application and the soul determinant of whether you will be considered or not. Knowing this, it is difficult to partake in…

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