Updating your CV…(or is it Resume!)

For many of us during this chaotic time, uncertainty and a lack of job security is the new norm. As a business owner, I am certainly feeling it every day with pivotal jobs being put on hold, hiring freezes put in place across most businesses, (local and Global), as well as an increase in daily calls … Read more

View my LinkedIn Profile – 5 Areas to focus on

Since Covid-19 lockdown, every single one of us has had our working day or career trajectory affected, in one way or another. You may be in the fortunate situation of retaining your current role and enjoying the work from home life, or you are one of the many who have been made redundant, on furlough, working … Read more

Conference Networking Tips

In my previous blog post, I highlighted some recommended conferences in the Human Resources Industry to attend in the upcoming year. Now that you have chosen a conference, booked a flight, paid for accommodation, and have your bags packed, I would like to share some advice to make the most out of the networking opportunities … Read more

How to Use the Festive Season to Grow You Career

According to research conducting through McCrindle, if you are between the ages of 25 and 40, you probably will not be working for your current employer in four years time. And, if you are in your twenties or early 30’s, you will probably be with a new employer within 2 to 3 years.  While the … Read more

Resigning Professionally Part 2: Ending on a Good Note

In the first part of this article, I discussed how to tell your boss you are resigning and what to do if you receive a counter offer. That article can be found ​here​. Now that the hard part is over, here are some suggestions on maximizing your last few weeks in the office. Taking Care … Read more

Resigning Professionally Part 1: Giving Notice and Receiving Counteroffers

After stagnating in a marketing management role for the past number of years, you were headhunted and have landed your dream job at a growing startup. With a $20 000 salary increase, more flexibility, a shorter commute, and high potential for growth, you can’t wait to start in just 5 weeks time. Before rushing too … Read more

Tell me about yourself and other questions you shouldn’t panic over

Today’s blog is brought to you by what is, probably, the most career-related Google search of all time: How to answer when an interviewer asks, “tell me about yourself”. For some of us (me), the thought of talking about ourselves in a professional context is as terrifying as finding out your car rego is due … Read more

Spotlight on Singapore

Talk to anyone who has lived in Singapore and chances are they will tell you it’s a vibrant regional hub that offers endless personal and professional opportunity. It’s an easy claim to affirm: Singapore has been named one of the world’s safest, smartest cities and ranks highly for healthcare and education on the global spectrum. … Read more

Benefits of using a migration agent or lawyer

At Mint Talent, we often have candidates ask us about the sponsorship and visa process in Australia in Australia and within the Asia-Pacific region. While we always aim to stay up to date with the latest visa requirements, we feel it’s always best to speak to a qualified migration agent or migration lawyer. In this … Read more

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