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How to Improve Your Employability – Try Out These Free Courses…

We are all aware that one of the main ways to either improve our employment prospects or simply boost our skills and knowledge is to do a course of some type. Such courses are usually held at local colleges or universities and can quite often have hefty fees, even if you are entitled to concessionary […]

Top 5 Apps for Job Seekers

Let’s face it – if you are going to get ahead in today’s competitive job market, you need to be using all the resources at your disposal. From the initial searching for a job through to the interview stage, you should never be complacent and simply rely on doing things the way you always have. […]

5 Ways to Overcome Interview Nerves

It’s pretty much the norm to feel nervous before a job interview. Even the most confident amongst us will at one time or another have been faced with a few nervous twinges at the thought of an interview. The important thing though is to ensure that you don’t let any such nerves affect your interview […]

Tips for Unusual Interview Questions

Tips for unusual interview questions If you’ve got a job interview coming up, you’re more than likely spending some time doing some research and prepping for some of the questions that you are likely to be asked. Since generally speaking, interviews tend to follow the same format there are certain questions that it is pretty […]

Utilizing Your Natural Talents into a Decent Side Job

Utilizing Your Natural Talents into a Decent Side Job Looking for a way to utilize your natural talents? Want to turn your passion into a lucrative side income? If your answer’s yes, then check out these ideas to get started…  1. Editor/Proofreader: Do you have an English degree? Like proofreading? Then becoming a freelance editor/proofreader is […]

Top Employer Review Sites

It’d be fair to say that these days most of us are pretty familiar with online review sites – whether we’re checking out a restaurant or deciding what movie to watch! Whilst these reviews can’t be relied on entirely, they do still go some way to helping us form an opinion when a little research […]

How to Handle Recruitment Agencies

Whether you love them or hate them, recruitment agencies still have a major role to play in the employment market and therefore if you are actively jobseeking, they shouldn’t be disregarded. Understanding what they are about, their real purpose and how they can help you is essential. These basic tips on how to handle recruitment […]

How to become a Personal Trainer

How to become a Personal Trainer If you have a passion for personal health, sport and have always loved keeping kit, then a role as a Personal Trainer may seem like a dream come true – after all you’d be working in an environment that encompasses all of the above. However be prepared that this […]

How to save time in your job search

Looking for a job can be a pretty time consuming affair and with more and more places out there where you can look for job vacancies, it’s certainly not getting any easier. Like with most things in life, a little prep and planning can go a long way – in a sense it’s all about […]

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 […]

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