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How to become a Car Mechanic

Apart from Doctors, there aren’t too many other professions where the customer has to put total faith in the decisions that the ‘staff member’ makes. Whilst of course Doctors deal with physical bodies, and mechanics deal with fixing the bodies and insides of the cars that we drive daily, not enough credit is often given […]

5 Ways to Build your Personal Brand

If you’re looking for a job at the moment, you’ll know only too well how tough it is out there. Fewer jobs and more candidates means that competition can be pretty fierce. That’s why it’s essential that you do all that you can to get ahead and rise above the rest of the market as […]

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering! There can be no denying that the current jobs market is a challenging one. With so many people applying for every position that gets advertised, it is essential that you do your utmost to ensure that your application stands out. It may be difficult though to make your application […]

5 Ways to give your CV a makeover

There can be no denying that a CV and a good CV at that, is one of the most important tools at your disposal when you’re looking for a job. It’s vital therefore to make sure that it’s fulfilling its purpose – that it is portraying you in the best light possible to any prospective […]

How to become a Social Worker

‘Social worker’ isn’t exactly self-explanatory, is it? It’s one of those jobs that we we hear mentioned so often that we never really stop to consider what it actually entails. In its very simplest form, a social worker is someone who provides advice and enables support to vulnerable individuals, families and those living on the […]

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 […]

Things you should never say at Interview

As someone who has done their fair share of interviewing, I would like to think I have pretty much heard most of the ‘regular’ and ‘textbook’ answers that candidates give. Sometimes however, candidates can surprise the interviewer by the responses that they give – and not always in a good way. With that in mind, […]

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. […]

Where could a career in finance take you?

Where could a career in finance take you? The financial sector is both one of the most vast and most prosperous in the land of employment and can lead to fantastic opportunities to build your career, with so many roles on offer and numerous routes to high-profile jobs. It is amazing how many of these […]

5 Ways to Improve a Cover Letter

Whether you are applying for a job by sending your CV by email or by post, it is generally common practice to send an accompanying cover letter. That cover letter serves as the first introduction to you, therefore it’s important that you take your time and make sure it’s as good as can be. Many […]

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