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What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer Well done! You’ve been offered a job! Whether you’ve been looking for a job for a while or it’s simply the first job you’ve applied for, there’s a real sense of achievement in being deemed the ‘successful’ candidate and being offered the job. It’d be of course […]

Being more Confident at Interview – Basic Tips

Even the most confident amongst us would admit to being a little apprehensive or anxious before a job interview – particularly if it’s for a job that we really really want! It’s vital then that we do what we can to eliminate those anxieties and thereby give ourselves the best chance of impressing the employer and […]

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering

Improve your Employability – Start Volunteering! There can be no denying that the current jobs market is a challenging one. With so many people applying for every position that gets advertised, it is essential that you do your utmost to ensure that your application stands out. It may be difficult though to make your application […]

5 Ways to be more Confident at Interview

If you have a job interview on the horizon, it’s pretty normal and indeed natural to feel a little apprehensive or nervous. It’s important to remember though that it’s an achievement in itself to come this far and that you’ve already impressed the employer since they now want to meet you in person. Continuing to […]

Unspoken obstacles faced by mature candidates – Seven Elephants in the Room

Age stereotypes and objections are commonly held by employers. They’re present at very interview, being ignored, but influencing the decision makers. The challenge is to acknowledge and understand each elephant and then respond in a positive way. Here’s how: 1. Older people won’t work for a younger manager, or with a younger team This is […]

How to get ahead in your next interview

The Interview You’ve navigated countless job websites, you’ve filled out the ten page application form and you’ve been selected for an interview. The hard bit is over, right? In today’s economic climate, interviews are more competitive than ever. In some parts of the UK, as many as 30 people apply for every vacancy, which means […]

5 Ways to Become more Employable in 2013

With 2013 literally just around the corner, it’s a pretty good time to sit back and take stock of how things have gone this year. For the job-seekers amongst us, whether we’re recent graduates or newly redundant, it has no doubt been tough at times. With an ever challenging jobs market and no real signs […]

Top Tips for Completing Application Forms

Applying for a job doesn’t always mean sending off a CV. There are increasing numbers of employers who are using the application form as their preferred means of recruitment and selection. Whilst for some employers that may mean the traditional paper application form, but for others it may consist of an application form completed and submitted […]

Top 5 Places to Find a Job

If you’ve been job searching for a while, it’s pretty understandable if you get disillusioned, frustrated and completely downbeat about the whole thing. If you end up doing the same thing week in and week out and yet still never manage to find a job, it can be disheartening. Like many other aspects of our […]

5 Ways to make your CV stand out

5 Ways to make your CV stand out Getting a job these days isn’t always easy – in fact it isn’t ever easy! When jobs get advertised, employers and recruiters alike generally get inundated with CVs and applications so it stands to reason then that if you are to give yourself the best opportunity of […]

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