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Personal Branding in 2023: What You Need to Know

Having a personal brand is essential for professional success. It’s no longer enough to be a great employee or have an impressive CV—you need to stand out from the crowd and create something unique. With the rise of social media, online entrepreneurs and freelancers need to be aware of how their online presence reflects their brands. This means understanding how to use social media to amplify your message and stay true to yourself. Here is what you need to know!

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Uncovering who you are - it's time to do some soul-searching

The journey of self-discovery can be both exciting and rewarding. It requires courage and commitment, but the rewards are worth it. Is self-awareness somehow help in uncovering who you are? How can embracing our actual identity help improve all areas of our life? Are there any risks associated with becoming more self-aware? is it possible to avoid pitfalls? Get started on your journey today with these helpful tips!

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Education doesn't equal your future

You can be successful without a degree from a top university. Skills, not degrees, are in demand today. There are many different paths to a successful and fulfilling life. Don't be afraid to take risks and follow your passions, they may lead you to great things. Don't let anyone tell you that you need a degree to succeed, you are capable of anything you set your mind to and here is why!

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2023 Career Switch; How to make the switch to freelancing

Are you considering a career as a freelancer? While transitioning from a traditional job to being an independent contractor may seem intimidating, the rewards of freelancing - such as greater flexibility and financial freedom - make it a worthwhile pursuit. Read on for helpful tips on making the switch to freelancing and setting yourself up for success in the coming year.

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2023 Career Changes: Top Ten Tips to Get Ahead

Are you seeking support in your current career? If so, you are not alone as many people find themselves in similar situations. There are still plenty of opportunities for those who are willing to put in effort and utilize effective strategies. By following the right advice and preparing well, you can take advantage of the expected career changes in 2023. Here are our top ten tips for getting ahead in your career in 2023. 

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Why 2023 is the time to start planning your career switch

Have you ever thought about making a career switch? That can be an exciting and life-changing decision, but it can also be scary - especially if you don't know where to start or how to make the transition. This new year is the perfect time to start planning if you've been thinking about a career change. Here's why 2023 is the year to step up your game and pursue your professional dreams. 

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What freelancing skills are in demand in 2023?

Fun fact, the freelance industry is growing rapidly and is projected to reach $455.2 billion by the end of 2023. With so much growth, it's important to know what skills will be in demand this year, 2023. Freelancers have become increasingly attractive to employers looking for cost savings and increased flexibility. This blog post will explore the top freelance skills in demand in 2023. 

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6 Ways to Prepare for the Future of Work in 2023

There are still plenty of ways for professionals today to prepare themselves for what lies ahead in 2023. As technology continues to evolve and change how we work, employers should remember that this transformation shouldn't come at the expense of their employees' well-being. Instead, they should use it to create better working conditions overall. To prepare the transition starting today, here are 6 Ways to Prepare for the Future of Work in 2023.

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Success Stories

Breaking the glass ceiling: Qash Aris advocating Malaysians to pursue success through technology

The beginning of success is passion. GS Fauziyah Md Aris, also known as Qash Aris, has been interested in entrepreneurship since she was a child. Her mother's principles not only encouraged Qash Aris to develop her entrepreneurial abilities, but they also helped her develop creative, innovative, and advocacy skills that she still uses today.
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Make a career out of your passion: Herald’s way of overcoming unemployment

Herald, a Mereka Academy Digital Entrepreneur Programme graduate, was also among those affected and was unable to secure a full-time job due to the pandemic, unlike some of his peers. The programme, on the other hand, provided him with the skills and knowledge he needed to take matters into his own hands and pursue copywriting freelancing as a result of the programme.
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Me.reka Digital Entrepreneur To The Rescue: Upskilling Freelancers, Scaling SMEs

Digitalisation breaches the untraditional, and opens doors for digital workers and freelancers to SMEs to scale their business. We spoke to our Career Partners on how digitalisation has impacted their SME; which includes APE Malaysia, Graze Market, Women of Will and Life Origin.
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Meet Hajar, A Lawyer Who Expanded Her Love for Graphic Art To UI Design

It’s ironic that despite dealing with mountains of texts in her daily job as a lawyer, Wan Nurul Hajar Azim’s first love is actually the creative arts. But like water flowing through a river’s carved path, her burning love for graphics and design never wavered,