Month: August 2020

A Practical Guide to Make Yourself Shine in a Job Application

In the US alone, the Covid-19 pandemic has cost over 47 million Americans their jobs. Businesses globally are putting a halt to their hiring practices, and it has become increasingly difficult for people to find employment. For many graduates, this means having to re-evaluate plans. You might have to apply for jobs that wouldn’t necessarily have …

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Stress to Impress: Why Women Still Struggle For Promotions

Being promoted at work depends on how well you perform, right? Wrong. Promotion decisions are heavily influenced by supervisors’ subjective perceptions of an individual’s ‘promotability’, and these perceptions are heavily influenced by the way in which that individual behaves; specifically, on how well an individual self-promotes themselves. The problem is that women face a frustrating …

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