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Terrique Alie

I am an enthusiastic writer that enjoys writing content of value and interest. I always try to build relationships between myself and the reader - virtually. I can usually be found reading a book, writing content or brainstorming ways to change the world positively. Writing a novel was always on my bucket list, and eventually, I will make this dream a reality. I live in Cape Town, South Africa and personally believe my city is one of the most picturesque scenes ever!

Avoid These Common CV Mistakes Or You'll Blow Your Chances Of Getting The Job

When putting a resume together it can be tough figuring out what you should and shouldn't do. That is why we have created a list of some common resume mistakes along with ways to avoid them.

Mistake #1

First off, don't lie on your resume. Including false or misleading information on your resume is unethical, and possibly illegal. Be honest up front, because recruitment managers will most likely conduct a background check to confirm your credentials.

Video Interviewing Tips

We have compiled a list of video interviewing tips for job seekers when it comes time for the interview.

Tip #1 - Be Punctual

Set up early and give yourself some extra time in case you run into some technical issues. 

Tip #2 - Remove All Distractions

Be sure that your pets and all other distractions are put away. Let your family and friends know when you'll be recording so they don't interrupt your video and don't forget to turn off or silence your phone to avoid any surprise notifications.

Tips for Managing Stress and Improving Self-Care During COVID-19

It is vitally important to manage your stress and continue to live a well and balanced lifestyle during a time like this. The coronavirus pandemic can and has already affected many around the world and hearing of this impact constantly can bring a sense of distress and uneasiness into our lives. 

When it comes to managing stress and taking care of yourself, we recommend the following:

How To Maintain A Work-Life Balance - Tips And Tricks

Work has become this sort of colossal game of Jenga where we're trying to add things on top or still keep everything standing up and stable. We've put together some thoughts on ways that we can make our lives a lot less stressful.

Half of all people who have checked their emails outside of work hours show signs of high levels of stress. The very easiest thing you can do to reduce your stress levels from work is to take your work emails off your mobile phone.

What Does Covid-19 Mean For The Future Of Work?

COVID-19 has put millions of people out of work and the South African government has committed billions of rands to supporting those people through this crisis. Many more millions are suddenly working from home or in changed circumstances. Will life ever return to the way it was? Probably not. But COVID-19 provides an opportunity to develop policy and regulation that ensures a better employment future after the crisis.

Hobbies That Could Make You Smarter (Or Not)

Here are seven hobbies that could assist you mentally and help make you smarter.

Meditate

Meditation is well known for its calming effects. When you take the time out of your day to actually just sit down, think and breathe you unwind yourself from the stresses of the world and give your mind and body the opportunity to stretch out and relax. Meditation has also been found to help people have control over their own thoughts.

Hobbies - All You Need To Know

Being productive is the best way to solve your problems in life. It's keeping your brain active and running which leaves you no time to be unhappy and think about unimportant things. Hobbies are one of many ways to be more productive in life especially when you have trouble finding yourself.

Finding a hobby doesn't have to be that complicated. It's important to be willing to take action and wanting to do it. The key way to find a hobby is also step-by-step. Here are our three steps to help you find a hobby:

Step 1

The Future Of Work And Why Lifelong Learning Is Important

Our world is undergoing so much fundamental and disruptive change whether it be technological, organizational, demographic, climatic changes and these are presenting new challenges to the future of work. These global trends are having a profound impact on skills.

Many of today’s skills won’t match tomorrow’s jobs. And skills acquired today may quickly become obsolete. The concept of lifelong learning has been around for decades . The unprecedented transformation underway is redefining its terms and giving it new importance.

Is A Psychology Degree For You?

Psychology is the scientific study of the mind and behaviour and is a very broad discipline. While some aspects of it might tie in with biology, such as how the brain works, we also ask questions that stretch into society such as how people behave in groups.

Mental health, child development, visual perception, animal learning, job recruitment, peer pressure, work stress, language development, and user interface design are just some of many areas that would fall within psychology.

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