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How to become a butcher

Perhaps not the most glamourous of careers, yet butchery has a rich and varied history which compensates abundantly for its less, shall we say, alluring aspects.   This truly ancient career traces its roots back to when humans first began to domesticate animals and the organised slaughter and subsequent preparation of livestock became so common […]

Your CV, How to make a good first impression

Making a good first impression with your CV- 3 Key things to consider It’s well documented that recruiters make up their mind about a candidate within the first ten seconds of an interview.  Whether or not this is true, it does highlight the important role which first impressions have to play in today’s highly competitive […]

How to Make Your Personal Facebook Profile Professional

In a short time, Facebook has become the most popular destination on the web where every netizen is networking. While social networks like LinkedIn are dedicated to professionals, Facebook is more personal. But Facebook isn’t just reserved for personal networking – there’s a great scope for professional networking too. In the following article we look […]

Top tips for interview presentations

As if the prospect of attending a job interview isn’t daunting enough, some employers insist upon including a presentation of some kind in the process as well. It’s a task which few people relish and can add an increased pressure which, if not properly controlled, can affect the level at which you perform. Ultimately an […]

Becoming a Chauffeur

Being a chauffeur can be a very rewarding career! Ideally, people who choose to pursue this career path truly enjoy driving and are sticklers for high-quality customer service delivery. Moreover, chauffeurs are required to be extremely discrete, polite, organised and above all professional. Thinking of pursuing this career? Here are some things to be taken […]

Top 5 Tips for New Graduates

The long hard slog may be over…the degree is finally in your hands, but for many graduates the hardest task of all is about to begin. Entering a pretty tough jobs market in such a challenging economic climate is not something to look forward to. Add that to the daily media onslaught of gloom and […]

Best Universities to Study Law

You’ve decided you’d like to further your education and you’re going to study law, the next decision you make will potentially be the most important one you’ve ever made – where are you going to study? Deciding on where to study takes more than a quick glance at the league tables before settling on one you like the sound of. So, you’ll also […]

Getting rejected at interview?

Those who can interview well, find the interview process a walk in the park, in securing a new job. Those who constantly get rejected at the interview stage, for whatever reason, begin to, understandably, feel that they will never be able to secure the job they want or really need… Coupled with the tough economic […]

Resources to help your Startup

Open any newspaper these days and you are likely to be bombarded with gloom and doom type stories – telling of redundancies, the double dip recession, the so called “lost generation” of graduates and the ever increasing unemployment figures. There are probably a few more positive stories in there too ; it’s just that they […]

Master’s Degrees: Is It Where You Go or What You Study?

Master’s Degrees:  Is It Where You Go or What You Study? Thousands of master’s degree candidates, whether they are enrolled in online mph programs or other types of programs, wrestle with the issue of if it is exactly where they attend school or what they choose to study. The answer, as you might expect, is […]

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