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What do I do if I think I have been unfairly dismissed?

Losing your job can be a stressful and upsetting experience whatever the circumstances. If you feel you have been unfairly dismissed it can be even worse but there may be steps you can take. If you need advice, you can visit an advice service like the Citizens Advice Bureau, consult your union if you belong […]

5 Ways to Research a Company

There is one question which is asked at virtually every job interview and which if answered badly can leave a particularly poor impression with the interviewer. That question? The old chestnut – “What do you know about us?” Answering this with a “Not a lot” type response conveys a real lack of care, disinterest and […]

Basic Tips on Using Jobs Boards Properly

Although online jobs boards are convenient and an absolute must these days, many jobseekers do not use them as well as they possibly could. Rather than bombard you all with examples of how, we’ve instead put together some basic tips on using jobs boards properly that should hopefully help. Choose the right boards Let’s face […]

5 Ways to fill Gaps on your CV

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, chances are you are starting to build a sizeable gap on your CV. You may be treating your job search as a job in itself but that really can’t be added to your CV as an explanation of what you’ve been doing since you last […]

Dealing with Gaps on your CV

In an ideal world our CVs would all be seamless and straightforward. We would leave school or college, immediately find a job and continue our careers by going from job to job with no gaps in between. The reality though is very different. All sorts of things can get in the way and we can […]

Improve your prospects with these job market tips

It’s an amazingly calm phrase, “entering the job market”. If they wanted to make it more accurate, they’d say, “catapulted into the job market” or “sentenced to the job market”. That’s exactly how it feels sometimes. As you stagger from interview to interview, emailing CV after CV and staring into an abyss of dole hand-outs […]

How to Improve Your Management Skills

Improving your management skills takes time and patience and comes to others more quickly than it may come to you. We all have different managerial styles and ways of managing situations, so there is no use in comparing yourself to others. Instead, following these tips can help you to become the best manager you can […]

How to become a Personal Trainer

How to become a Personal Trainer If you have a passion for personal health, sport and have always loved keeping kit, then a role as a Personal Trainer may seem like a dream come true – after all you’d be working in an environment that encompasses all of the above. However be prepared that this […]

How To Recharge Your Business Career

So you’ve been sitting in the same chair at the same desk doing the same things every day for what seems like forever. You haven’t had a promotion in a long time, and you’re not sure there’s even one to be had. You’re bored and frustrated, but the job market is tenuous — and at […]

5 Amazing Reasons Why You Should Consider A Career in Law Enforcement

If you are tired of the routine job from 8 to 5 and would like a career change that motivates and inspires, try considering a career in law enforcement. Although being in a law enforcement job in the US comes with a long list of challenges and risks, this career path has really a lot […]

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