Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

How to Manage Your Money During a Career Transition

I am a long-time fan of personal finance expert Suze Orman. I first started watching her shows and reading her books when I lived in California. Suze gives great advice … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Which Social Media Platforms are Best for Personal Branding?

By effectively using social media, you can create an omnipresent visibility of your skill set where it can easily be found by people who might have an interest in hiring … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Crewing at UPW – Tony Robbins, My Second Fire Walk and Other Highlights

Tony Robbins’ Unleash the Power Within (UPW) Sydney 2016 brought together 250 crew members and 4000 participants for an epic 4 day personal development journey. The event was held at the Dome, … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Recommendation: Presence by Amy Cuddy

Harvard professor Amy Cuddy’s TED talk on body language is one if the most watched video’s on YouTube – for good reason. Her  recent book Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self … Continue reading

September 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Webinar – My Pitch – Personal Branding for Professionals, Executives and Directors

Why do professionals, executives and directors need to know about pitching and personal branding? A term marketer’s use, which is especially true for personal branding, is: “Brand or be branded”. … Continue reading

May 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Recommendation: The Start-Up of You by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha

A must read for the hurley burley change ridden labour market of today, The Start-Up of You by Reid Hoffman and Ben Casnocha is more than a Silicon Valley centric LinkedIn brochure. The … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Career Management Articles and Videos of 2015

I’m always on the look out for quality content for my followers and connections. Here is a list of the best career management related articles and video’s I found in … Continue reading

December 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Highlight Your Achievements On Your Resume

A few years ago I was considering going back into a corporate role so I reached out to a contact of mine who is a very experienced recruiter – Martin … Continue reading

October 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Stand Proud As a Lion With Your Accurate Resume

Some interviews are unforgettable, although not always for nice reasons.  An example is the time I was co-interviewing with a hiring manager for a finance position. We were listening to … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Networking – My Lecture to University Students

Transcript – ECU Lecture – Thursday 13th August 2015 Preparation for Professional Life – Networking Skills Shireen: Welcome! I want to start my presentation today by telling you a story. … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · 2 Comments

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