Jobseeker articles

If you’re like most jobseekers, your career can be both exciting and challenging. Robert Half has resources to help you throughout every step, from identifying hiring trends and skills, through to advice on how to negotiate a salary. Get expert tips and advice for landing the right role and how to build a promising career.

Accountants overseas: What to expect when working abroad

Going on holiday overseas is one thing. Moving your entire life overseas for your career is another. For accountants, a world of opportunities are available in the global market. But before you hand over your passport to be stamped, take a moment to find out what you could possibly experience by working abroad.

Hackathons: a brave new world for technology

Once an informal practice by developers brainstorming new apps, the hackathon is now a mainstay in the information technology (IT) industry. Today,hackathons allow software developers to collaborate with designers, project managers and subject matter experts in intensive, high-energy sessions. What is the impact of hackathons on the IT industry?

Is becoming a “salaryman” a wise career choice?

Whilst the dedication of the salaryman can be applauded, is the tough lifestyle that comes with it good or bad for your career? This blog explores the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a salaryman and what you can learn from this career stereotype.

4 facts to consider when receiving a job offer

"Should I accept the job offer" is one of the most important questions you will face in your career. Before you accept, does everything add up? Resist the urge to rush in and accept the position, because it’s important to be sure the role is right for you. Here’s a checklist of what’s important.

How to improve and leverage your soft skills at work

It doesn’t matter what type of job or industry you’re targeting — or the specific knowledge or technical skills you’ll need to bring to a role. Interpersonal skills can give any professional a significant edge in the hiring market. More than that, these skills are likely to have a direct impact on how you advance in your career.

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