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Body Language: When you ruin your interview without opening your mouth

Body Language: When you ruin your interview without opening your mouth

Written by: Movin' On Up Blog In an ideal world, interviews would purely be about your skills and accomplishments. An interview would consist of placing your resume in a machine and watching it match you to the perfect position. But we aren’t just our resumes. We’re people. Each one of us has our own personality, culture, and worldview. Those differences are what make successful teams. However, your personal quirks are being reviewed in an interview just as much as your resume. An interviewer wants to know who you are as a person and how that fits into their particular team dynamic. Unfortunately, there are ...

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Top Interview Tips

Are your interview skills up to the task? Introduce Yourself with an Elevator Pitch In the world of interviewing, your “elevator pitch” is a quick way to describe who you are and why you’re right for the job. Think of it as a more concise version of your cover letter. You should have one of these speeches handy for networking events and interviews. Or even when you run into someone who is in a position to hire you in a bid to leave them knowing more about you. An elevator pitch isn’t just for business professionals—it can also be helpful for any person ...

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Awarding the Nation's Leading Women

Express Employment Professionals ranked among 2018 Standard Bank Top Women Award Finalists Cemented as South Africa’s leading and preeminent initiative to honour the achievements and advocate the advancement of gender empowerment, Standard Bank TOP WOMEN celebrates their 15 year anniversary gathering South Africa’s most accomplished businesswomen and organisations accelerating gender transformation in the workplace. Charting the next success stories of South Africa’s businesses and entrepreneurs, the Standard Bank TOP WOMEN Awards elevate the power and impact of accelerating gender parity by honouring the nation’s finest achievers on Thursday 23 August 2018 at Emperors Palace. Poised as the frontrunners of empowerment for their outstanding ...

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THE MORE THINGS CHANGE; THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME?

THE MORE THINGS CHANGE; THE MORE THEY STAY THE SAME?

EXPRESS EMPLOYMENT PROFESSIONALS REMAIN COMMITTED TO OUR VISION “To help as many people as possible find good jobs, by helping as many clients as possible find good people” Reality- The future of thousands of South African workers hangs in the balance, due to some of the negative press following the outcome of the Constitutional Court case. At Express Employment Professionals, we adopt the CAPES interpretation (see below), and encourage our clients, and business at large, not to have a knee jerk reaction to the negative press. Carolyn Diaz, Managing Director at Express Employment Professionals, believes the outcome gives clarity in that the relationship ...

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The Brand It Blue Initiative

The Brand It Blue Initiative was born out of a desire to serve and partner with a variety of non-profit organizations in more than 800 locations in the United States, Canada and South Africa. As part of the mission of Express Employment Professionals, our franchises help connect qualified job seekers with reputable companies, but also go above and beyond to provide hope to their communities. Between 2013 - 2017, franchise offices have partnered with local charities in their community. Express staff, associates, clients, friends and family have volunteered and helped these charities. This year, the Brand It Blue Initiative will take place during ...

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