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10 Tips To Quitting Your Job

It has become known to many that the current generation of millennials like to job hop far more than the generations before them (us).

Yes, myself, at the ripe age of 22 have had my fair share of jobs and when I investigated why we like to job hop as much as we do, I found many people had the same perception as my very own.

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Know your workplace rights

Each industry has specific nuances and each employer has a corporate culture, they both contribute to and affect your rights, or the rights you think you should or should not have.

The idea behind this article is simply to showcase the South African Legislation under the Basic Conditions of Employment Act, but also to explain why sometimes these decisions have been made. 

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Learning whilst Earning

Learnerships are an excellent way to earn money while you study. Best of all, it's also an opportunity to build up practical experience that often leads to employment opportunities.

It also goes towards your work experience and makes studying easier since putting your knowledge into practice solidifies your learning. 

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Creating Balance between Career & Life

Finding a balance between work & life is one of the most commons issues faced by professionals today.

In many instances career climbers are confronted with advancing their careers by putting in long hours but at the expense of a social/non-profit based activity.

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Do you think it's time for you to boss-up?

Everyone has days when they think it's time they knock their boss of their pedestal and show him or her how it should be done. This is especially true for toxic bosses, but what about understanding where your boss comes from and cutting him or her a little slack.

Here are some of the overlooked stressors that bosses have to deal with. 

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How to improve your personal brand

Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos once said, "Your brand is what people say about you when you are not in the room." It's how you present your unique set of skills, knowledge and talent in a way that's sure to catch the eye of a hiring manager or recruiter.

There are many factors that come into play when one thinks of how others view us, but they all come down to being the best version of yourself while remaining modest and honest to who you are.

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