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Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer Well done! You’ve been offered a job! Whether you’ve been looking for a job for a while or it’s simply the first job you’ve applied for, there’s a real sense of achievement in being deemed the ‘successful’ candidate and being offered the job. It’d be of course […]

4 Ways to Improve Performance for Long-term Career Success

A considerable amount of effort goes into forging a career, from intensive studying and training to countless applications and interviews. Indeed, this level of commitment doesn’t stop at securing a job; a career is a lifelong endeavour, the success of which depends on continuous personal investment. Whilst ambition, hard work and dedication are widely recognised […]

Graduating this summer? What happens next….

So, it’s coming up to that time of year again for many. Final exams lie ahead, followed by hopefully good results and then the long awaited graduation. But what happens next? For many students the last few years may have simply flown by without them having to spend much time thinking about the future. First […]

How to become an air traffic controller

For some, it’s their dream job but for others, their worst nightmare – the role of air traffic controller is not without its pleasures, but is surely one of the most highly intense and stressful of widely available careers. We are all familiar with their role in aviation… they schedule and guide the takeoff and […]

How to Become an Events Coordinator

It stands to reason that Events Coordinator positions, otherwise known as Event Planners and Event Organisers generally suit someone who likes organising and running – yep, you got it – events. However, make no mistake, this is a hard job, where lots of pressure and long hours can become the norm. Event coordinators generally work […]

Top Tips for Job Searching

One of the most frustrating elements of getting a job is of course the “job search’ itself. In an attempt to perhaps ease that frustration somewhat, we have put together a list of our “Top Tips for Job Searching”. These are not listed in any particular order and the key thing is that you really […]

Preparing for Interview – Top Tips for Researching a Company

“ So then, what do you know about us….” At most interviews I have ever been involved in, either as the interviewer or the interviewee, this question generally features at some point. It is virtually a given that it will be asked. Which is why it always puzzles me why people don’t always pay attention […]

How to become a butcher

Perhaps not the most glamourous of careers, yet butchery has a rich and varied history which compensates abundantly for its less, shall we say, alluring aspects.   This truly ancient career traces its roots back to when humans first began to domesticate animals and the organised slaughter and subsequent preparation of livestock became so common […]

What Makes the Perfect Marketeer?

The world of marketing is diverse, varied and fascinating.  An industry in itself, it also spans hundreds of other business areas, from marketing jobs in the non profit sector, to billion dollar companies. Many people strive to become successful marketers, and those who take the time to understand the requirements reap the benefits.  So whether […]

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