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5 Ways to Fail a Job Interview

5 Ways to Fail a Job Interview If you’ve gone to the trouble of applying for a job and attending interview, it’d be fair to assume that you would do your best when at that interview to ‘clinch the deal’ as it were and prove that you are the best candidate and thereby be offered […]

5 Ways to Find a Job Online

5 Ways to Find a Job Online As anyone who has done it knows, searching for a job online can be a pretty frustrating affair. With quite literally thousands of different online resources to look at, it can be hard to decide where to look first and which would prove to be the most successful for […]

Handling Internal Interviews – Basic Tips

As we all know, interviews can be pretty daunting affairs. After all, they’re your one shot at impressing an employer. However it can be a different story altogether when the employer you are trying to impress is your current one! So if you’re thinking of applying for a new role with your existing company, whether […]

How to Handle a Telephone Interview

Whether it’s with a recruitment agency or an employer directly, these days it’s becoming increasingly common for the initial stages of the recruitment process to be done by telephone. Sometimes it’s for cost reasons, other times it’s simply to help with the initial screening of candidates. Whatever the reason for a telephone interview, the critical […]

Top Tips for Bagging a Clinical Trial Job

Top Tips for Bagging a Clinical Trial Job Clinical trial jobs are extremely varied and sought after, however it can be tricky to know where to start when just stepping into the field. Jobs in this sector of include checking the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of an investigational new drug or medical device on patients, in […]

Changing Careers – Some Things to Consider…

You might just be having a bad day or a bad week or you may think that you’ve made a big mistake with your life choices. Whatever the reason, the thought of changing careers does enter many people’s minds at one point or another. As we all know though, there is a big difference between […]

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 […]

How to get Interview Feedback

  So, you’ve been for interview. Then a few days, weeks or even perhaps hours later, you receive the dreaded “we regret to inform you..” email, letter or phone call telling you that you haven’t got the job. Admittedly, it can be pretty disheartening. After all, none of us like the feeling of rejection, do […]

5 Ways that Volunteer Work can Enhance your Employability

Many people look at Volunteering as a way for them to help other people and whilst this is of course true, by undertaking voluntary work, you can actually help yourself a lot too – it can improve your overall employability no end. Here are 5 Ways that Volunteer Work can Enhance your Employability. Networking One […]

How to Handle Interview Nerves

Even the most confident amongst us will be prone to a little anxiety and nerves before a job interview. Such nerves can arise from both the fear of the unknown as well as a genuine eagerness to do well which in turn causes a certain amount of pressure and anxiety. Like everything in life though, we […]

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