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So You Think You Know Law? Tips for Students Starting out

According to Dean Paul Schiff Berman of the George Washington University Law School in the United States, he says that law jobs ‘exist where students don’t look’. Though this statement applies to graduates in the US, the same statement could also serve students within the UK. Though you can often find legal advice for employees […]

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 […]

Basic Tips for Searching for a Job Abroad

If the dreary January weather is getting you down and you’ve been thinking of expanding your job search a little further afield, then provided you consider some of the basics, it could be one of the best career moves you ever make – even if it’s just on a short term basis. If it’s on […]

Gap Year and Working Abroad Tips for Recent Graduates – A guest post by Graduate Sam Murray

Following University, the opportunity to fulfil a gap year abroad, both working and travelling seemed ideal and an opportunity not to be missed. Promoted by prospective employers and the chosen route for a lot of fellow peers I jumped upon the bandwagon and chose one of the more popular routes of travelling from the UK […]

What are transferable job skills?

We all know that the economic downturn has had a significant negative impact on many market sectors. Retail and manufacturing for example have both suffered badly in recent times and consequently there have been significant job losses as a result. But what of the people who worked in these areas? If those sectors are not […]

5 Ways to Build your Personal Brand

If you’re looking for a job at the moment, you’ll know only too well how tough it is out there. Fewer jobs and more candidates means that competition can be pretty fierce. That’s why it’s essential that you do all that you can to get ahead and rise above the rest of the market as […]

Learning to Drive As the Key to Finding Employment: Driving Theory Tips

Being in possession of a full driving licence has many benefits when it comes to employment. The promise of independence, higher likelihood of punctuality and a greater choice of locations when it comes to finding your dream role; all of these and more are fantastic reasons to get your pink licence as soon as possible. […]

What do I do if I think I have been unfairly dismissed?

Losing your job can be a stressful and upsetting experience whatever the circumstances. If you feel you have been unfairly dismissed it can be even worse but there may be steps you can take. If you need advice, you can visit an advice service like the Citizens Advice Bureau, consult your union if you belong […]

5 Ways to fill Gaps on your CV

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while, chances are you are starting to build a sizeable gap on your CV. You may be treating your job search as a job in itself but that really can’t be added to your CV as an explanation of what you’ve been doing since you last […]

Dealing with Gaps on your CV

In an ideal world our CVs would all be seamless and straightforward. We would leave school or college, immediately find a job and continue our careers by going from job to job with no gaps in between. The reality though is very different. All sorts of things can get in the way and we can […]

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