Shireen DuPreez

Executive Search. Recruitment. Career Coaching.

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

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

Stop wasting time with your job search techniques!

Stop spending hours trawling job boards. Job boards are a research tool, not the sole method for getting your next job. Quit hoping lady luck will smile on you as … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

The night I said ‘YES’ to Firewalking – Thank you Tony Robbins

Last Thursday night could’ve been the second time I walked across hot coals in my life, only the first time, which was 17 years ago, I wimped out. Back in … Continue reading

October 3, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Rise of the Hidden Job Market – Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA) presentation

On the 10th April 2015 I presented on the topic of “The Rise of the Hidden Job Market” at the Career Development Association of Australia annual conference in Perth, Western Australia. … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

New Year, New Plans

I’m back at my desk after an awesome vacation. We travelled to the US to see family, friends and business associates, and to visit some new places. Our fly/drive itinerary … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don’t be a recruitment zombie! Check references carefully.

A decorative sign I purchased recently for Halloween reminded me of two things: 1) How my teenager looks in the morning when walking from her bedroom to the  kitchen. 2) The … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

ATC (Australasian Talent Conference) 2014 – Wrap up

  In May I made my annual trip to Sydney for the Australasian Talent Conference. The conference was held near Circular Quay a perfect location to take in Sydney’s amazing views and tap … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

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