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Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

Speculative Job Applications – Basic Top Tips…

What are Speculative Job Applications? Well, like it or not, not every job vacancy gets advertised. Many positions get filled every day by people who take the initiative and apply directly to the company in the hope that there is a suitable vacancy for them. Although sometimes there is an element of luck in this; […]

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 […]

Why picking a career path can prove difficult

Thankfully, the job market in the UK has been growing for the past few months and the future for the rest of the year looks promising for those looking for a new permanent position – but does that mean choosing a career will become easier? Strangely, when there are more jobs around it is often […]

How to Answer the Top 10 Interview Questions – TheEmployable Interview Tips

Whilst it is of course impossible to accurately predict what questions you are likely to be asked at a job interview, there are some top interview questions which do tend to be commonly asked in most, if not all interviews. Over the last few weeks, we have given some basic tips, advice and guidance on […]

Is Your Public Image Killing Your Job Search?

The game of politics is no stranger to attacks that border on personal. One of the most effective ways for a politician to discredit an opponent is through attacking his personal stances on issues.  A recent development in the New Jersey gubernatorial race has Senator Barbara Buono taking an apparent shot at current governor Chris Christie. […]

Ways to Gain New Skills in 2014

There are many ways to gain new skills, many think to achieve this by returning to school or by taking on a second job, amongst the ways in which people seek to improve their skill set, another avenue is volunteering. Volunteering can provide an excellent opportunity to gain new skills. The primary skills you can […]

The Importance of Business Language Skills in Employment

The Importance of Business Language Skills in Employment One of the main reasons that many people decide to learn a new language is that they want to have a new skill to help them widen their career avenues and give them an advantage when it comes to securing new opportunities. The international nature of the modern […]

How to Handle Recruitment Agencies

Whether you love them or hate them, recruitment agencies still have a major role to play in the employment market and therefore if you are actively jobseeking, they shouldn’t be disregarded. Understanding what they are about, their real purpose and how they can help you is essential. These basic tips on how to handle recruitment […]

Networking Tips for your Job Search

If you’re looking for a job, you’ve got to look in as many places and in as many ways as possible. It might have been acceptable at one time to simply look at the ads in your local paper or jobcentre, however these days it’s essential to do so much more. With fewer jobs around […]

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