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3 Awesome Questions to Ask the Interviewer – A Guest post by Aimee Bateman of careercake.com

You have (hopefully) answered all the interviewers’ questions perfectly and it’s your chance to ask the questions. I have spent nearly every day, of the last 10 years, interviewing people for various clients. I promised I would eventually write a book which includes all the random/funny/crazy questions I get asked, but for now I am […]

Tell-tale signs you’re looking for a new job

So, you’re on the hunt for a new job and have started the process of looking. And it’s a common concern, how do you keep this secret from your current employer? Easy you may think, ‘just don’t tell em’! However in reality, whether you think it or not, there are signs that your employer will […]

Top 5 Freelance Job Sites

One of the most significant changes in the labour market over the last few years has been the significant rise in the number of people doing freelance work. Whether it’s for personal reasons or as a result of the challenging job market and increased competition for permanent jobs, more and more people are choosing to […]

Job Searching over Christmas – Top Tips

If someone has been job searching during 2012 without success, chances are a new job is what they would most prefer to have in their stocking come Christmas morning, rather than the latest smartphone or designer bag. Of course, we all know that no matter how many letters they may write to Santa, this is […]

How to Facebook Your Way to a New Job

How to Facebook Your Way to a New Job! Some handy tips from George Penman of Evergrad… It was once the case that LinkedIn was for your professional life and Facebook was for your personal life (and Twitter was for shouting self-aggrandising bite-sized statements at strangers) However, Facebook is now closing the gap with LinkedIn […]

Breaking the Monotony of the Job Search: 3 Suggestions to Reinvigorate the Hunt

The hunt for a new job can be soul-crushingly boring, especially when you are constantly getting rejected left and right. Added to this dull activity is the fact that you’re probably going about the job search in the typical manner as you probably did when you first entered the work force. It’s time to change […]

How to Avoid Job Scams

Whilst there are a few signs that the economy is starting to recover, the job market remains a pretty challenging place. There are still high numbers of people applying for every job and unfortunately there are still high numbers of opportunists and scammers seeking to take advantage of jobseekers whenever they can. It’s essential then […]

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 […]

Jobseeking Tips for the Festive Season

So…we know that the next few weeks are likely to be a pretty busy time for many of us. From shopping to family get-togethers,  they all involve time – precious time. They can also serve to be real distractions from  many of the things that we ought to be focussing on. That admittedly is not […]

Job application follow up Etiquette

Job application follow up Etiquette.. So, you’ve done your bit. CV, application form and cover letter  all sent off. Now it’s just a waiting game , right? Wrong! Now it’s time for the ‘Job Application Follow up’! Applying for a job is the easy bit – the waiting around hoping to get contacted back is […]

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