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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 […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer

5 Ways to Impress an Interviewer If you’ve been invited for interview, well done! In this particularly challenging jobs market, that’s no mean feat. Your CV or application form has served its purpose and impressed the employer so much that they want to meet you in person. Everything you do from here on in will […]

5 Ways to Kickstart your Job Search

It’s that time of year again – new school terms and university semesters beckon and for many people it’s a whole new beginning. If you’re looking for a job though, that  feeling of a ‘new beginning’ and a fresh start may seem a long way away. It doesn’t have to be like that however. Why […]

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 […]

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 […]

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