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Misleading Job Descriptions – Some things to look out for

There are few things as stressful, overwhelming and  time consuming as searching for a new job… it’s like really really difficult… But it’s at this time, when you are up to your eyeballs in job specifications and essential criteria that you most need to keep your wits about you and be aware of  the potential pitfalls […]

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees

How Employers Can Benefit from Hiring Employees with IS Degrees When it comes to advanced degrees, many students focus on how programs will benefit them. Will I be able to get a better job? Make more money? Learn more about my field? Explore my passion? And while these are all important considerations, they do leave out […]

How to handle multiple jobs on your CV

If your employment history is a little jumpy and disjointed or if it would appear that you are a job hopper – skipping from one role to the next, it can be a real challenge to ensure that your CV does not put off potential employers about your suitability for their vacancies. Perhaps you have […]

How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews can be pretty daunting experiences at the best of times but if you’re faced with a group of interviewers, it can be even more so. Of course it needn’t be that way. Like all interviews, if you prepare as much as you can, a panel interview can be pretty easy to handle too. Here […]

5 ways to ace a job interview

So you’ve been invited for interview? Well done – you’ve got over that first hurdle – the application! If you’ve reached this stage the employer is already impressed and on paper alone feel that you’re a pretty good match for their vacancy. From this point on, it’s all about keeping the momentum going and making sure […]

How to become a Car Mechanic

Apart from Doctors, there aren’t too many other professions where the customer has to put total faith in the decisions that the ‘staff member’ makes. Whilst of course Doctors deal with physical bodies, and mechanics deal with fixing the bodies and insides of the cars that we drive daily, not enough credit is often given […]

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills

Improve Your Employability – Develop your I.T Skills Improve skills! No matter what career or sector you choose to work in, there can be no denying that technology will have a part to play. And as technology is such an ever changing and dynamic sector, there is a constant need for us all to keep […]

How to Become a Mechanical Engineer

So what exactly is a Mechanical Engineer ?  Well, in a nutshell a Mechanical Engineer is concerned with finding solutions in the development of products from the tiniest of components to enormous pieces of heavy machinery. It is widely considered to be the most diverse area of engineering owing to the huge reliance of industry on […]

Top 5 CV Mistakes

As we all know, a CV’s primary purpose is to sell you to an employer or recruiter. A well crafted CV is therefore an absolute essential if you are to be shortlisted for interview. However many candidates fall at that first hurdle and make some basic errors on their CVs which prevent that ever happening. […]

Tips for an Email Cover Letter

Tips for an Email Cover Letter It’d be safe to say that we’re all pretty much aware of how important it is to get our CV and application form just right when applying for a job. However what many of us forget is that the good old cover letter which accompanies said CV or form […]

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