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How do I boost my CV and get a job faster

Looking to get a job faster? Drop the long-winded CV and switch to a resume. Employers want to know what you can do for them now, not your life story. Customize each resume for the job you’re eyeing, using ‘buzz’ words from the job listing. And don’t forget, your LinkedIn should echo your resume but with more detail.

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CRISIS. WHAT CRISIS?

A crisis arises when stress intensifies and usual coping skills falter. New or unfamiliar situations can leave individuals feeling overwhelmed, leading to heightened emotions and impaired rational thinking. The absence of support amplifies their distress. Crisis intervention seeks to provide immediate aid, restoring balance when one’s direction seems lost.

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Canadian Thistle or Klingon Death Plant: A Gardener’s Approach to Managing Workplace Conflict

Navigating workplace conflict is much like tending a garden. While roses have beauty, they demand care, and unchecked “Klingon Beasts” can overrun your space. Reflect on your actions: are you nurturing growth or letting threats take root? Harness the Three As: Assessment, Awareness & Action to cultivate a harmonious workspace. Choose purposeful petunias over dominating thistles.

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Feedback from Boss

Balancing intelligence with interpersonal relationships can be challenging. While your team appreciates you, your peers might feel intimidated. Exploring this feedback with your boss and seeking a mentor can be beneficial. Embrace growth, improve relationships, and ensure a harmonious workplace. Remember, understanding and change come in small, intentional steps.

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Company terminated me from work without advising me to bring a support person. Do I have the right to complain to fair work

After a workplace altercation, your employment rights depend on factors like union membership, regional legislation, and company policies. Even if acting in self-defence, some workplaces may have a zero-tolerance policy for violence. Support from unions or a support person during termination might offer limited aid, but understanding local employment standards is crucial.

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How High Does Your Elevator Go?

Networking isn’t just buzz; it’s about making real connections. How? Well, the elevator pitch is your quick ticket. It’s like saying, “Hey, this is me, what about you?” But how long should it be? Depends on the vibe and the crowd. Got 30 seconds? Make ’em count. The key? Have different pitches ready for different peeps and places.

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