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"Tell me about yourself": How to answer this (tricky) interview question

“Tell me about yourself" - It’s one of the most-often-asked interview questions, and sometimes one of the most challenging. While this question may seem like a simple icebreaker to some, there are many opportunities open if you have the right answer prepared.

How to answer “What are your salary expectations?”

It’s the most dreaded question in any job interview: “What are your salary expectations?” Unfortunately, it can't be avoided. Follow these five tips the next time you’re asked "What are your salary expectations?"

5 tips for becoming an inspirational mentor

For the mentor, there is also the personal satisfaction that comes with helping a colleague to achieve his or her full potential in the business world, or from helping a new employee to succeed in the organisation. Learn our five simple tips for fostering a mentoring culture in your organisation.

New Zealand Quiz: How good are you at negotiating salary?

We’re not all born salary negotiators, but getting the best salary means understanding a few basic principles. Find out how good you are at negotiating salary.