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 [...]

The beginner’s guide to building your personal brand online and offline 

By | June 15th, 2018|

We all know that personal branding is all about the image you project to the world. Good personal branding can do a lot for you, so if you haven’t already been fully committed to your personal branding, then friend, it’s time you start now, and here’s how. Reflections   Start thinking of yourself as a brand. [...]

Knock your interview out of the park with these interview tips

By | June 15th, 2018|

If you’ve ever gone for an interview before, you’ll know it can be tough and stressful, especially the first few. And if you haven’t gone for your first interview yet, brace yourself! Either way, there’s no need to worry because we’ve got you covered. We want you to make sure you’re interview-ready with these useful [...]

Five steps to make your CV stand out

By | June 15th, 2018|

Writing a CV can be a daunting experience, and can definitely leave you even more rattled than you need to be, but with the right advice and correct information you’ll be ready in no time! More often than not your CV is your potential employer’s first impression of you, so you have to make sure [...]

Take your career to the next level using social media

By | June 15th, 2018|

We all know that in today’s digital world social media plays a huge role in our personal and professional lives. Social media can make or break your image – and your career. Now that you have perfected your personal brand you can find more ways to use online media to boost your career. Use the [...]

How to understand your payslip & more – #YPChat

By | May 25th, 2018|

Here's what you missed in May!