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How to write a CV – some top-tips on what your CV really says about you…

How to write a CV –  some top-tips on what your CV really says about you… If your CV is your shop window, then the obvious question is ‘what are you selling’ and ‘are your products on display?’ A little suggestive perhaps, but the truth is that as a recruiter, you spend no more than […]

5 Ways to make your CV stand out

5 Ways to make your CV stand out Getting a job these days isn’t always easy – in fact it isn’t ever easy! When jobs get advertised, employers and recruiters alike generally get inundated with CVs and applications so it stands to reason then that if you are to give yourself the best opportunity of […]

How to become a Market Researcher

Back in the day, many moons ago, young me, my sister and my folks were asked to participate in some market research for a cheese spread company who wanted to try out some new cheese spread flavours on the general public; Cheese and Bacon in a toothpaste style tube springs to mind. It was a […]

3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

How to get Interview Feedback

  So, you’ve been for interview. Then a few days, weeks or even perhaps hours later, you receive the dreaded “we regret to inform you..” email, letter or phone call telling you that you haven’t got the job. Admittedly, it can be pretty disheartening. After all, none of us like the feeling of rejection, do […]

5 Ways to Get the Most out of a Job Fair

They may be organised by your local jobcentre, Chamber of Commerce or even university, but regardless of the organiser, the thinking behind them is the same – to connect job-seekers with employers. What are we referring to? The job fair of course. If you are being truly proactive with your job search and there is […]

How to Become a Marketing Executive

How to Become a Marketing Executive? Well here’s handy tips to help you on your way… There are very few sectors which are as diverse or dynamic as Marketing. Its influence can be felt in almost all aspects of our lives and is so ever present around us that we are often oblivious to it. […]

How to get Interview Feedback

So, you’ve attended interview and then the call, letter or email arrives to tell you that you’ve been unsuccessful. It’s never nice to hear especially if it’s a job that you have your heart set on, in a company where you really want to work. The best thing that you can do however is to turn […]

How to Handle Redundancy

Whilst it may not be as prevalent as it was just a couple of years ago, redundancy is still an issue that is affecting people of all ages and in all regions. It’s never nice when it happens even if down the line it transpires to be have been a positive thing for one’s career. […]

What to Consider When Looking at Colleges

Choosing the right school is a big and often complex decision. While the transfer option exists for a reason, most of the time it’s best to get it right the first time and avoid all the hassle and paperwork (and moving!). If you (or your son or daughter) are entering your senior year in high […]

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