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Career | Taking the Stress out of Job Hunting

  By Dr. Nenna Ndukwe, Chartered Clinical Psychologist and Director, SACAC Counselling October 23, 2013   Job hunting can be stressful and can present a unique set of challenges. Therefore, it is important to alleviate stress by channeling your efforts in a positive direction.     In order to maintain a positive momentum the following tips can be used:  Have the right mindset Be positive and know your worth. While it can take some time to find the right job, adopting a positive attitude will assist in maintaining an optimistic outlook throughout the process. Set realistic goals Finding the right job can often take longer than expected. Therefore, it is important to set realistic goals by defining what type of job you are looking for and ensure your skills are aligned with the required attributes. Increase your profile Take the …


Career | Family Harmony: The Vital Ingredient for a Career

By Anne Morgan, CRCE Business Development Manager 18 April, 2013   This article was originally published in the April/May issue of AustCham Singapore's publication The Southern Star. To view the full publication, please click here.     It’s no secret that it is eye-wateringly expensive to move employees around the globe. A recent survey conducted by Towers Watson and Workforce Mobility Association Worldwide ERC, found that the average cost of relocating a global assignee is two to three times the assignee’s annual salary. The survey also found that there is a strong trend towards less costly expatriate packages, with more assignees taking a ‘local’ or ‘local plus’ contract. So, what does this mean for the family? There are some interesting answers to this question.     The Trailing Spouse  Firstly, companies are usually keen for families to accompany assignees as there …