Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

Career Management Masterclass

Successful and Happy at Work! – Use your strengths more at work – Love what you do everyday – Get noticed. Educated professionals who are able to use their strengths at … Continue reading

September 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Presentation to Engineers Australia – 25 June 2014

On Wednesday 25th June I presented to a group of approximately 100 engineers at Engineers Australia in Perth. The topic was “How to Advance Your Career in the New Job … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Reduce your risk of a bad hire

During a recent assignment a candidate favoured early in the selection process turned out to be unsuitable. Whilst not a revelation (a recruitment process is supposed to weed out bad hires), what is noteworthy … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · 3 Comments

Career Advancement Masterclass – July 2014

  Once upon a time, job search was straight forward.  You simply applied to job advertisements.  Now, there is a hidden job market and jobs are no longer advertised as … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bullet proof your career since constant change is the status quo

I recently spoke at a LeanIn circle breakfast meeting about my new book Career Management: Access the Hidden Job Market. The LeanIn circle members were seven professional women from different … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Improve your LinkedIn profile to get found for jobs

When I conduct an executive search assignment for a client one of the first places I look for passive candidates is LinkedIn. Unfortunately some of the profiles I view create … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

What is the Hidden Job Market and how can you gain access to it?

As noted in two recent Wall Street Journal articles (Beware the Phantom Job Listing, and Take Your Search for a Job Offline), 50 to 80 per cent of jobs aren’t … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

New eBook on Career Management almost ready!

It’s been a year in the making, and it’s almost ready to be published. Stay tuned for my new eBook titled Career Management: Access the Hidden Job Market. For a recruiter, … Continue reading

August 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

A book I recommend – The Start-Up of You

If you read one book this year to help your career (other than my book which will be released in the next few months), I recommend “The Start-Up of You” by … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

New eBook – Career Management: Access the Hidden Job Market

I’ve had a productive couple of months with executive search consulting and recruitment work, as well as writing a second eBook. It was an adjustment to get back into the hang of … Continue reading

March 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

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