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Be Smart Online to Impress Recruiters

Anything that helps a candidate searching for a job stand out in the HR department is worth looking into. There are very few jobs today that no longer require a foundational knowledge in how the back-end of websites and how the internet works in general. Marketing and advertising departments are spending more of their time […]

How to Become a Horse Riding Instructor

How to become a horse riding instructor There’s no denying that some people really do have a way with horses. Many of these folks dream of a career that will allow them to interact with their equine friends on a day to day basis, and luckily for them there are plenty of such careers available. […]

Misleading Job Descriptions – Some things to look out for

There are few things as stressful, overwhelming and  time consuming as searching for a new job… it’s like really really difficult… But it’s at this time, when you are up to your eyeballs in job specifications and essential criteria that you most need to keep your wits about you and be aware of  the potential pitfalls […]

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees When it comes to advanced degrees, many students focus on how programs will benefit them. Will I be able to get a better job? Make more money? Learn more about my field? Explore my passion? And while these are all important considerations, they do leave out […]

How to handle multiple jobs on your CV

If your employment history is a little jumpy and disjointed or if it would appear that you are a job hopper – skipping from one role to the next, it can be a real challenge to ensure that your CV does not put off potential employers about your suitability for their vacancies. Perhaps you have […]

How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews can be pretty daunting experiences at the best of times but if you’re faced with a group of interviewers, it can be even more so. Of course it needn’t be that way. Like all interviews, if you prepare as much as you can, a panel interview can be pretty easy to handle too. Here […]

5 ways to ace a job interview

So you’ve been invited for interview? Well done – you’ve got over that first hurdle – the application! If you’ve reached this stage the employer is already impressed and on paper alone feel that you’re a pretty good match for their vacancy. From this point on, it’s all about keeping the momentum going and making sure […]

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 […]

Four Top Tips for Finding a Great Seasonal Job this Christmas

If you are on the hunt for a new job or are unemployed right now and want to get back into work, Christmas brings with it a host of great opportunities, with thousands of seasonal job opportunities opening up. Although Christmas job positions are usually temporary and end after the festive period, many employers will […]

Top questions that a jobseeker should ask at Interview…

Towards the end of most interviews, the interviewer will generally ask the interviewee if they have any questions that they would like to ask. The tables in a sense are turned. At this point, you know the end is in sight, and it can be easy to dismiss this with a quick, “No, none, thank you”, […]

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