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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 […]

How to Handle a Video Interview

Many employers these days are choosing to undertake part of the recruitment process remotely – by undertaking video interviews and the like. Whilst to an extent a video interview may seem easier since as a candidate you in theory could be interviewed from the comfort of your own home, it’s important to remember that it’s […]

5 Ways to Prepare for Redundancy

One of the biggest impacts of the last few years and the downturn in the economy has of course been the rise in the number of people who have been made redundant. Whether it’s as a result of a company downsizing, relocating or a long term corporate strategy, the reality is that it’s rarely welcomed […]

How to become a Market Researcher

Back in the day, many moons ago, young me, my sister and my folks were asked to participate in some market research for a cheese spread company who wanted to try out some new cheese spread flavours on the general public; Cheese and Bacon in a toothpaste style tube springs to mind. It was a […]

Exploring a route into an actuary role

Individuals looking for jobs often find it a lot easier to find a position if they know where to look, but just as often, there are sectors and industries that can be a little confusing as to where the jobs are. Anybody with a mathematics or a statistical background may be looking how to get […]

How to deal with Multiple Job Offers

It’s admittedly not a problem that every jobseeker has to face, however it’s still one which merits quite a bit of thought in order to determine the right outcome. What ‘problem’ are we referring to, you may ask – it’s that old chestnut – the multiple job offer. So what should you do if you get […]

Where a job in insurance could take you

Where a job in insurance could take you It might not scream glamour like some professions, but insurance jobs can be much more interesting and varied than you might initially think. Insurance is a part of almost everything we do – celebrities, bars and festivals all need insurance as do cars, planes, holidays and even […]

Jobseeking Tips for New Graduates

It’s that time of year again – exam time. And if you’re about to do your finals and graduation is beckoning it can be a pretty scary time too. The thought of leaving the comfort zone that was your college or university can be a daunting one. With the media still filled with doom and […]

Improve Your CV – Basic Top Tips

If you’ve been applying for jobs and have been struggling to get interviews or even hear back from employers or recruiters, then it would certainly be worthwhile taking a look at your CV and making some changes. Here are some basic tips on how to improve your CV that should help. Check the grammar and […]

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 […]

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