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Ways to make a successful career change

There may come a time in one’s career when the security of knowing who you work for and what job duties you can successfully do just doesn’t kick it any longer. You long to make a successful career change into a job path where the passion and energy for work returns. With this in mind […]

Freelancing in construction

Whilst it can be deemed quite risky to do so, many people are turning to freelancing to get ahead in the world and be able to do things at their own leisure and on their own terms. Freelancing throws up many different issues when it comes to pros and cons that usually apply to most […]

5 Ways to use Social Media to find a Job

There can be no denying that social media and networking has had an impact on virtually every aspect of our lives and that includes searching for a job. Traditional job search methods like newspaper ads, recruitment agencies and the like still count too of course but they ought to be used in conjunction with other things. […]

Job Search Tips for the Older Jobseeker

The job market is challenging for everyone at the moment, but if you are of a shall we say more ‘mature’ disposition, it is particularly so. Press attention and column inches seem to be focused on the unemployed graduates, the so called ‘Neet’ generation. But what of the older job seekers who have found themselves […]

How to Become a Croupier

Slick, sophisticated, smooth.  There are many words which spring to mind when we think ‘croupier’ but there’s so much more to this career than simply dealing cards and tossing some dice.  It requires flair, wit, skill, and above all razor-sharp reaction times and an uncanny ability in mental arithmetic.   If you reckon the life […]

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 […]

Top Job Search Mistakes

Top Job Search Mistakes  Looking for a job can at times be quite a lonely exercise. You may have the support of your family and friends but when it comes down to it, it really just involves you. And when you are doing something alone with little or no feedback from other people, it is […]

Keep Calm and Employ Me!

Over the past year or so, some jobseekers have resorted to ever more creative ways to find employment. We’ve featured many of them right here – from Philippe Dubost and his Amazon CV through to Adam Pacitti and his billboard. Well, in the last couple of weeks, another jobseeker has decided to take yet another […]

An outlook of the Library Industry

The fields of library and information sciences are competitive and lucrative career paths, especially since the industry is becoming more digitized. There are different areas of work within these fields that are available, but most require a higher level degree. These fields include but are not limited to archivist, information systems manager, database administrator, computer […]

Key Insights on How to Increase your Hiring Potential

To be hired in a competitive market, it’s not enough to have experience or education on your side. You have to compete with other people who have the same or more relevant backgrounds. You’ll have to compete for the hiring manager’s attention. Most of all, you’ll have to compete against your nerves and uncertainty throughout […]

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