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Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

How to Handle Unusual Interview Questions

As we all know, job interviews generally follow a fairly standard format. There are the usual questions about your experience to date, your strengths and weaknesses and of course what you can bring to the role that another candidate cannot. Sometimes however interviewers like to mix things up a little by asking questions that are […]

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 an Executive MBA can advance your career…

  We all know that today’s employment market is a tough one and is not yet showing any immediate signs of getting any easier. Staying ahead of the competition in such a challenging market is not just an advantageous thing to do, but is an essential thing to do. Even those of us who are […]

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 […]

Tools

The Right Tools Will Make Your Career

In all career paths, there are certain tools you will need to be the best at your job. We tend to think of those tools as things like a college education or communication skills. However, there are physical tools that you need to have on hand. The accountant needs the calculator and the teacher needs […]

How to Rethink your Job Search

How to Rethink your Job Search When you have been out of work for a while and your efforts at getting a job seem to be getting you nowhere, it is completely understandable to feel completely disillusioned and frustrated. You may feel that applying for jobs is a waste of time if your applications are […]

Becoming a Counselor: What to Expect

Do your friends and family often come to you for advice on everything from their relationships to their careers? Do you have the ability to look at issues objectively, seeing all of the possible solutions and their logical outcomes? Do you like to genuinely help others? If you answered “yes!” to these questions, then pursuing […]

How to become a Chartered Accountant

Firstly, this one is not to be confused with a financial advisor (which we have recently featured), instead a Chartered Accountant is a professional who provides detailed information on financial records…that’s the definition in its simplest form but obviously the role is a bit more complicated than that! The term ‘Chartered Accountant’ is an internationally recognised […]

How to Handle Redundancy

Whilst it may not be as prevalent as it was just a couple of years ago, redundancy is still an issue that is affecting people of all ages and in all regions. It’s never nice when it happens even if down the line it transpires to be have been a positive thing for one’s career. […]

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