Career development

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How to introduce yourself on the first day of a new job

First impressions count. Here’s a few examples of how to best introduce yourself on your first day of work.

How to write a resignation letter

Find out how to write your resignation letter with tact and grace - including a free sample resignation letter to get you started.

Negotiating a pay rise with your current employer

Negotiating a pay rise with your current employer can be tricky. Robert Half offers some advice to help you prepare.

Performance reviews and salary reviews – there is a difference

Does a performance review mean a salary increase? Not always - here's why you shouldn't expect a salary review at the same time as your performance review.

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