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Tips for Starting a Career in Real Estate

Real estate can be a very lucrative and fulfilling form of employment. Getting started in such a competitive business isn’t easy though. Besides getting licensed and finding a place to intern to continue your training, there’s a lot more to building a successful real estate career. In this post, we’ll look at some tips for […]

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 […]

Tell-tale signs you’re looking for a new job

So, you’re on the hunt for a new job and have started the process of looking. And it’s a common concern, how do you keep this secret from your current employer? Easy you may think, ‘just don’t tell em’! However in reality, whether you think it or not, there are signs that your employer will […]

Top 5 Freelance Job Sites

One of the most significant changes in the labour market over the last few years has been the significant rise in the number of people doing freelance work. Whether it’s for personal reasons or as a result of the challenging job market and increased competition for permanent jobs, more and more people are choosing to […]

How to become a Veterinary Surgeon

Vets are possibly my favourite people. If firefighter beats lawyer, and astronaut beats firefighter; vets beat astronauts. There are a few reasons for this. First of all, they’re probably the most underappreciated medical professionals in society. In fact, the only people that seem to understand their benefit are Godfather type mobsters in Hollywood. Secondly, I’m […]

Becoming a Counselor: What to Expect

Do your friends and family often come to you for advice on everything from their relationships to their careers? Do you have the ability to look at issues objectively, seeing all of the possible solutions and their logical outcomes? Do you like to genuinely help others? If you answered “yes!” to these questions, then pursuing […]

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 […]

Why marketers without a degree can earn more money

Actions speak louder than words, or so the saying goes and when it comes to marketing and promotional activities undertaken on behalf of a business, never a truer word has been spoken. When this phrase was coined in the 17th Century, the notion was simple – rhetoric is one thing, taking action and getting results […]

The CV that’s making headline news…

The CV that’s making headline news… As we all know, the job market is still pretty challenging and that’s probably the primary reason why many jobseekers are seemingly going to extreme lengths in order to stand out. For those jobseekers in particular, a CV is not just a standard 2 page document outlining all their […]

A Career in Mechanical Engineering: Creating opportunities

Thanks to the mechanical engineering sector being such a rewarding, challenging and enjoyable area to work in, it is a very competitive field to get a job in; but due to continuous demand, there are always openings available. The above also ensures that any job attained in the sector is a stable one with a […]

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