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Top Tips for Completing Application Forms

Applying for a job doesn’t always mean sending off a CV. There are increasing numbers of employers who are using the application form as their preferred means of recruitment and selection. Whilst for some employers that may mean the traditional paper application form, but for others it may consist of an application form completed and submitted […]

Job Searching over Christmas – Top Tips

If someone has been job searching during 2012 without success, chances are a new job is what they would most prefer to have in their stocking come Christmas morning, rather than the latest smartphone or designer bag. Of course, we all know that no matter how many letters they may write to Santa, this is […]

5 Ways to use Social Media to find a Job

There can be no denying that social media and networking has had an impact on virtually every aspect of our lives and that includes searching for a job. Traditional job search methods like newspaper ads, recruitment agencies and the like still count too of course but they ought to be used in conjunction with other things. […]

Job Applications – the details matter

Job Applications – the details matter! If your experience of applying for a job has generally involved sending a CV to the recruiter or employer, the whole process of completing application forms may seem somewhat alien and daunting. However, like with every stage of the job search process, it doesn’t have to be like that. Every […]

Old School Job Search Tips

‘Old School’ Job Search Tips Looking for a job is never an easy task, although at the current time, we all do have a lot more tools at our disposal than we once had – from innovative job boards to job search apps. Admittedly, technology is important in a job search, but so too are […]

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 […]

A brighter future – how you can help change things…

Contrary to what most of the media would have us believe, it’s not all gloom and doom out there. It’s very easy to moan and whinge and complain and rant , but it doesn’t really change anything does it? It doesn’t get you anywhere. So, in a bid to create a bit more positivity, we […]

Cover letter- Basic tips

Applying for a job doesn’t just mean sending off your CV or completing an application form. In most cases you ought to also submit a cover letter (or email) to accompany these. Whilst some candidates make the mistake of either not doing a cover letter at all or simply briefly stating “Please find attached my […]

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment

Social Media; the New Reckoning of Recruitment… Worth billions of pounds worldwide; infringing evermore upon the everyday world, social media is getting more and more powerful with new consequences being sought and exposed with every continuing day. Whereas once social media networks were used primarily as a tool to communicate with lost friends, the world […]

What not to put on your CV

Preparing a CV takes time, effort and quite a bit of planning to get it right. From the words that you use through to the order that you use them – it all matters. Of course, there are certain things that never should be included, no matter what. We’ve highlighted just a few of those […]

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