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Top 5 mistakes that can cost you an interview for a job…

Most people are aware that silly CV or application mistakes can cost them an interview for a job. However apart from the CV and the application form, candidates make common mistakes that can seriously cost you an interview for a job… I call them the ‘Dumb and Dumber’ mistakes, as, as much as they are […]

Using Career Training To Boost Employability

If you want to get the best out of your workforce, or from yourself, then think like a sports coach. The best coaches don’t force their players to get better; they train them to be better athletes. The same goes for the workplace. You can train your employees to do their job in a faster […]

How to become a Retail Manager

How to become a Retail Manager The UK economy has been in the past and continues to be supported considerably by the retail sector. The recession has admittedly rid us of some of the familiar stalwarts of the retail industry, but a career in retail is certainly not a poor career choice, irrespective of the […]

How to become a Fashion Designer

How to become a Fashion Designer? If you have artistic flair, a good eye for design and a passion for fashion then a career as a Fashion Designer may be for you. Either working inhouse for a Fashion House or a large company or as a freelance fashion designer – making and selling your own […]

4 Factors to Consider When Choosing Your Medical Specialty

There are students who already know exactly what they want to do upon entering medical school. Some realize late, like a few semesters before graduating, that they want to specialize on a specific area of concentration. There are even those who’ve already chosen a field but might suddenly want to change specialties.  It’s okay to […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Find Hidden Jobs

5 Ways to Find Hidden Jobs We all know that the job market is still pretty challenging regardless of what stats the government may throw at us regarding unemployment figures and job creation. However, challenging though it may be, the reality is that there are actually jobs out there – admittedly not as many as […]

Promotions Getting Away From You? Seven Possible Reasons Why

Has your career stalled? Is that raise or that promotion always out of reach? There may be several reasons for this, or just one primary reason. Why are others always getting the promotions ahead of you? Here are some common pitfalls that hold people back, no matter how much they try or how long they […]

How to Enhance a Resume during Periods of Unemployment

Although the economy is slowly recovering from the recession of 2008, there is still a long way to go to a full recovery. With high unemployment and underemployment rates across most of the nation, many workers find themselves between jobs. There are a number of steps workers can take to enhance their resumes during episodes […]

Boosting that C.V whilst still studying… A guest Post

When planning for your future career, it’s usually best practice to see what qualifications you need to enter the industry you’re interested in becoming a part of. But, in this ever changing jobs environment, you’re going to need that little bit extra to stick out amongst the rest. Getting a first in your degree is […]

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