All posts filed under “Labour Market

The Dress Code in the Workplace

Employers realize that impressions made on clients determine the success of business. Employees are the ‘company face’, and employers often seek to control that image so it would work to the benefit of their business. In the past, dress code…

How to Develop a Business Idea (Part II)

It might seem that endless job applications and interview callbacks are the gatekeepers of employment. Such thinking is misleading as entrepreneurship is an option chosen by many people. It is believed that entrepreneurship will become even more common as the…

How to Become an Influencer (Part II) 

Influencer marketing has shown rapid growth. The Benchmark report estimated that it was a $1.7 billion market in 2016, and predicted that it would grow to $16.4 billion in 2022. These figures indicate the huge growth potential of influencer marketing…

How to Become an Influencer (Part I) 

Influencer marketing is a popular topic of conversations among marketers as well as consumers who are under its direct influence. Despite initial skepticism, it has become “a mainstream marketing tactic”. Agencies of different sizes have been actively exploring its potential….

Activating Lean Leadership

In the US, an ideal CEO is rugged and charismatic, and loudly articulates a bold vision for the business. As CEOs tend to be portable, they typically apply what has worked for them before in a new company. As they…

How to Ask for a Pay Raise: 5 Tips

Many people are afraid of asking for a pay raise. They either feel awkward about initiating a conversation with their bosses or are worried that they would sound greedy. Asking for a pay raise is perhaps one of the most…

How to Sell Yourself: 5 Tips

Advertising and applying for a job have 2 things in common: smart brand-building and persuasion. Although having an impressive résumé and strong recommendations may be enough to get a job interview, they do not guarantee getting the job. To get…