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Making the Grade: Today’s Education System is Killing Children

In his best-selling book, ‘Why ‘A’ Students Work for ‘C’ Students and ‘B’ Students Work for the Government’, Robert Kiyosaki, expresses his belief that Grade A students who read well, memorize well and get high marks in exams are not necessarily destined to be the best creative thinkers, visionaries or entrepreneurs. Whereas, Grade C students, often grow up to be the creators of new ideas, businesses or innovative products. An education system focusing solely on academic attainment will not necessarily deliver the intended results.

5 Questions That Job Interviews Are All About

On average, job interviews last for 40 minutes. This means there is only a short window of opportunity for a candidate to make a good impression on an interviewer. However, it also means that there is equal if not greater pressure on the interviewer in this small amount of time, to ask the right questions in order to gather all the information they need in order to assess whether the person sat in front of them is a viable hire.

Are Dream Jobs Possible?

Dreams and jobs… dream jobs, no oxymoron is more obvious. For a very long time, I thought dream jobs didn’t exist (at least on a practical level). My dream job at different stages in life include (in chronological order) being a top fashion designer, a twirling ballerina, a balling banker, a master chef and now a writer. Most of these were forgotten and lost into the void, usually out of my own self-doubt, the difficulty of the climb, the perceived lack of reward or a combination of all.

Be Accountable for any Job Offer Rejected

Your hiring manager has locked onto his future team member. The stakes are high and there a no more candidates in the shortlist after 3 months of an extensive search. A search which has cost you time, money and productivity. You put the offer in-front of the “chosen-one” and after a week of back and forth they’ve turned you down, leaving your job offer rejected.