Should I take another degree?
“I am a graduate with a Bachelor of Arts in Library, Archive and Information studies. . My choice of study was influenced by a friend who had been at the university before me. After graduation I could not find a … Continue reading →
How Should I Deal With Threats
“I’m a manager, administrating one office. I always run the business in compliance with the relevant laws and regulations. But sometimes political figures exert pressure to do something else. They don’t manage or control me, so they threaten me. How … Continue reading →
Am I over qualified for a position?
“I recently applied for a position as a Customer Care Supervisor. The Recruiting Manager rejected the application, saying he believes I am over qualified for the job. I really need to get that job. What can I do?” Is he … Continue reading →
My manager is not happy with my work
“My Line manager sent me to the Office Manager to tell me he was not happy with my work, but he did not tell him what it was he was unhappy about. What shall I do?” You have to find … Continue reading →
My company is interviewing for my job
I am a secretary and have heard rumours that my job is being advertised and have now seen applicants coming for interview. I need my job, what can I do? How do you know it is your job that is … Continue reading →
I am not being paid the same as others
“I am a graduate, and joined a company as a temporary worker on their minimum pay grade, doing a processing job which did not utilise my degree but I could not find anything more suitable Then I was offered a … Continue reading →
Have you ever been bullied at work?
My manager is always picking on me. No matter what I do, I am, always wrong. She doesn’t give clear instructions, then is angry that at I haven’t completed the tasks she wanted, although she hasn’t defined them to me. … Continue reading →
What can you do if your applications are unsuccessful?
Thanks for your guideline, it has been helpful on several occasions. I have been applying for International Jobs in the humanitarian sector, which is the industry I am working in currently. But so far my applications are unsuccessful. What could … Continue reading →
I am discouraged by those close to me
All my life I dreamed of being a teacher but I keep getting these words of discouragement from those who are really close to me, I nearly chose a wrong career path this year but then I decided to take … Continue reading →
How can you get finance?
Thanks a lot for the advice and encouragement you send me. I believe it’s better for me to work at home, so I can look after my family. The problem can be the capital to start the business. In my … Continue reading →
I am offered contracts that don’t last.
Thank you for the interest you showed in me and once more for the advice that I always received from you. I am a qualified boilermaker with six years’ experience to offer, but I can’t manage to get a settled … Continue reading →
Your Boss is about to be sacked
First of all, may I express my sincere thanks and gratitude for the great professional tuition and advice that you have been giving me towards my career development? I have a problem at hand, for which I crave your professional … Continue reading →
Why you are the best candidate
A company I want to work for has released a driver’s vacancy on line. Candidates are invited to write in less than 1000 words why they are the best candidate for the position. How can I write this? First of all … Continue reading →
Standard sector specific CV
I am looking for a new job in the health and safety sector in Nepal. Can you send me an up to date CV relevant to that sector that is perfect for me please. Can you be very kind and … Continue reading →
How do you make sure you get noticed?
I would like to get a promotion but I don’t know what to do. Please advise me Someone once said “The best way to achieve a promotion is to act as though you already have it “ Many people try … Continue reading →
Target your CV
A company I want to work for has released a vacancy for a Sales Administrator, on line. Candidates are invited to write a CV and cover letter in application for the position. Please assist me to write this. First of … Continue reading →
Need a promotion and keep getting passed over
I have worked in this office for five years now. Whenever a member of staff leaves for some other job elsewhere my boss always brings in a new member of staff instead of promoting those of us at the bottom. … Continue reading →
More papers and qualifications than required
What should you do when you have more papers and qualifications than required for the job, but you want the job? Recruiters are wary of people who are overqualified because they fear that you will not stick at the job, … Continue reading →
Haven’t heard from the company
I was a candidate for a position but i don‘t know what happened. No one called or sent me an email, so i am writing to you for advice. Well, a lot depends on what stage of the process you … Continue reading →
What if your boss is bad tempered
My boss shouts at me whenever I make a mistake instead of speaking to me privately and showing me my mistake, and how I could have performed better. He embarrasses me in public. He doesn’t handle pressure in the way … Continue reading →