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4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Medical Specialty

There are students who already know exactly what they want to do upon entering medical school. Some realize late, like a few semesters before graduating, that they want to specialize on a specific area of concentration. There are even those who’ve already chosen a field but might suddenly want to change specialties.  It’s okay to […]

Top Tips on How to Impress at Interview

Top Tips on How to Impress at Interview As anyone who is currently looking for a job will tell you, it is pretty tough out there. With more and more people applying for every position advertised and with fewer companies recruiting, actually securing an interview can be a feat in itself. So, if you have […]

Misleading Job Descriptions – Some things to look out for

There are few things as stressful, overwhelming and  time consuming as searching for a new job… it’s like really really difficult… But it’s at this time, when you are up to your eyeballs in job specifications and essential criteria that you most need to keep your wits about you and be aware of  the potential pitfalls […]

Going freelance: the pros and cons

Going freelance: the pros and cons Choosing to freelance is a major step that can affect both your professional and personal life. While going it alone can provide you with complete control over your working schedule, many often find that being your own boss can also have its downsides. If you fancy freelancing, it is important to […]

Great jobs around the world

People who look to plan their career out often have a dream of working abroad and are already looking for opportunities to do so. However, there are some who hope to do the same, but don’t know exactly what field offers such chances to ply a trade outside of their native country. There are plenty […]

Job Search Tips for 2015

With the new year well and truly upon us, it’s time to ensure that those resolutions we made are being kept! After all, if we really want to instigate some type of change in our lives, then we have to make it happen – that is especially the case when it comes to finding a […]

Eight Ways You Can Improve Your Leadership Skills Starting Today

Whilst some people believe that great leaders are born, others are convinced that anybody can become a good leader with the right training, dedication, and attitude. Regardless of how you believe you have developed your skills, one of the main qualities of a good leader is that they will never stop learning, developing, and improving […]

Are You Working Towards The Right Career? A guest post

The whole reason behind attending college is that your education will prepare you for a career that you will spend the better part of 20 years in. However, not every college student knows what career path is best for them. That is why it is very important for any future college student to use the […]

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break

Top tips to improve your employability after a long term career break… There are a multitude of reasons why a long term career-break may occur….From Maternity and motherhood; to men, taking time out to become ‘daddy day care’; to redundancy and job loss, to a loss of confidence or long-term disability; to a once-in-a-life-time trip […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

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