Financial planning advice for young professionals

By | August 28th, 2018|

In today’s economy, adulting can be extremely tough on you, especially if you don’t have your finances in order. You may be heading towards constant unplanned transfers from your savings accounts because you did not stay in your financial lane. You’d be wrong in thinking that financial planning is meant only for the wealthy. Get [...]

Your marketing cheat sheet to a successful business

By | August 21st, 2018|

The world of business can be extremely cut-throat. It’s important that you make use of any and all tools you have at your disposal. That’s why we’re here – to help you move your business forward. Make sure that you remember these three tips: to differentiate your business successfully in the industry. Technology is your [...]

Tips for getting your business off the ground

By | August 14th, 2018|

If you’ve compared all the pros and cons, weighed all of your options, had a look at our post on ‘Starting a business for beginners’, and you’ve decided that you still want to start a business – now would be the best time to start getting your business off the ground. Set it up Start [...]

Starting a business for beginners

By | August 9th, 2018|

Are you tired of working 9 to 5 for a company you’re not really fond of and a boss you don’t get along with? With this beginner’s guide to starting your first business, you’ll be on your way to becoming a business mogul. Starting and running a business or practice can be extremely challenging. It [...]

Securing That Job Offer – #YPChat

By | August 1st, 2018|

July was all about securing your professional success. We talk about the no-experience barrier and how to overcome it. When you finally get that job offer you have been waiting for, we give you five questions to ask yourself before accepting it. We know that stressful days come with the package, so we have [...]

Go-to stress coping techniques for young professionals

By | July 23rd, 2018|

We all know that being a young professional comes with dealing with high levels of stress and demands from your job and employers, especially if you’re in a fast-paced, emotionally taxing work environment. The only way to deal with such an environment is to figure out the best coping techniques to manage your stress and [...]

Five questions to ask yourself when considering a job offer

By | July 17th, 2018|

Deciding on whether or not you should take a job can be tough, ask anyone. Many people believe that your salary should be a key deciding factor, but this should not be your only concern. When it comes down to it, ask yourself these five questions before making your final decision.  Is the employee package [...]

No work experience? No problem!

By | July 9th, 2018|

We all know that landing a first job after high school or graduation can be tough, especially when you have no work experience under your belt. But it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom when applying for a job, because this time we’re not going to make the experience factor a problem. Here [...]

The four major keys to your professional success!

By | July 2nd, 2018|

Many people say that it takes a very long time to become a successful accountant, surgeon or other professional. But the truth is that it takes a lot to become successful in any career or industry. Yes, for some like Mark Zuckerberg success came a lot easier, but the reality is that we’re not all [...]

Stand out from the crowd – #YPChat

By | June 30th, 2018|

This past month on yprofessional.co.za we talk about standing out from the crowd. We want your CV to stand out so we have put together five easy steps to make it that much more appealing. When it comes to the interview stage, we’ve got you covered with our major keys to making sure [...]