Archive for 'March,2011'

Should you take up an overseas job posting? Will it help your career?

Should you take up an overseas job posting? Will it help your career?

The short answer is: Yes! A stint working overseas will definitely boost your career if you are aiming for a career that is responsible for Asia Pacific or Europe. We live in an increasingly connected world [...]

Time to ramp up your online video content?

Time to ramp up your online video content?

Who hasn’t wanted to make a television show at least once in their life? I’ve been kicking myself for the last 20 years for not making the celebrity chef series I thought of in the late [...]

Five resume mega #fails!

Five resume mega #fails!

There is no end of resume writing advice available for job seekers, both online and offline. Yet, as worldwide recruiters, at Firebrand we constantly see talented people reduce their chances in a competitive job market by [...]

Job Seekers – Not Online? Think Again.

Job Seekers – Not Online? Think Again.

In today’s digital world, it’s now widely-accepted many employers routinely conduct covert investigations of a candidate’s online presence before offering them a role. All the usual suspects – Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn – can be checked, [...]

Recruitment – most people just see the tip of the iceberg

Recruitment – most people just see the tip of the iceberg

Recruitment is easy. Right? How difficult can it be to find someone to join your team? Isn’t it as easy as a recruiter sending as many candidate CVs as they can, in the hope that one [...]

10 Steps To Promote Brand “You” With Social Media

10 Steps To Promote Brand “You” With Social Media

We live in one of the most exciting times in the world’s history where you can build a personal brand globally and faster than anyone has even imagined. Most people are underestimating the reach and power [...]

A big idea is universal

A big idea is universal

All rules are made to be broken so here’s a few brief suggestions on how to communicate across different countries and different markets. I have worked across many different countries and one thing I’ve discovered is [...]

What do YOU bring to the party?

What do YOU bring to the party?

I run workshops for groups of people who work in medium and large organisations – be they leaders, high potentials, or a team or division. And the question I most ask of my workshop participants is [...]