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What To Consider Before You Post An Advert For A New Position

The business landscape may have been incredibly chaotic over the past twelve months, but some things never change, and at some point, you are always going to have to deal with the challenge of bringing on a new member of staff to join your team. For bigger companies, this is not something that should cause […]

5 of the Most Creative CVs Ever

We all know that the jobs market is pretty challenging and competitive at the moment and that there are hundreds, in fact sometimes thousands of people all vying for the same jobs. Ensuring that your CV gets noticed by the employer or recruiter is an absolute must. In fact we’ve covered all sorts of ways […]

How to get ahead in your next interview

The Interview You’ve navigated countless job websites, you’ve filled out the ten page application form and you’ve been selected for an interview. The hard bit is over, right? In today’s economic climate, interviews are more competitive than ever. In some parts of the UK, as many as 30 people apply for every vacancy, which means […]

Top Jobs for Night Owls

Top Jobs for Night Owls Finding the right career involves carefully balancing important features such as salaries, work schedules and job duties. For people who tend to be the most productive during the late night hours, this can be especially challenging as the majority of job openings always seem to be available for mostly daytime […]

4 reasons why you won’t change jobs

Generally speaking, pretty much all of us think about a job or career change every now and again. However if you occasionally flirt with the idea of changing  jobs, but never ever get past first base of doing anything meaningful about it, then there are probably a few key reasons why you won’t change jobs […]

5 Ways to Handle a Phone Interview

With so many candidates vying for every job these days, it’s becoming increasingly popular for employers to start their initial recruitment process by holding telephone interviews. For them it’s a much more convenient way of shortlisting which candidates they meet face to face. For those of us who are candidates however it can be somewhat […]

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 […]

Follow these 6 tips to stand out at interview!

Today’s job market is more competitive than ever before – if you find yourself at interview you’re likely to be up against some formidable opposition. So, what can you do you to make sure you’re the person who sticks in the interviewer’s minds? – for the right reasons! Align your passion! Finding someone who ticks […]

What Are Employers Looking For In You?

Are you looking for a new job? Have you been out of the job market process for a while and aren’t sure what potential employers are now looking for? Of course, depending on what the job role is, all employers will be looking for something a little bit different, however, there are some traits that […]

Top Ways to keep Motivated with your Work / Life…

It’s the start of the week…..you drag yourself out of bed, you head downstairs and make double roasted, dripped to perfection coffee….but you are running late. You sip your coffee, rush for the door, rush for the train, and rush to work…. However much someone likes their job, the start of the week is always […]

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