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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 […]

Evening Classes – A Good Idea? A Guest Post….

It used to be that when a working adult, or a career-changer, wanted to further his or her education, there were only a few options. You could quit your job and go back to school full-time, or go to night school or Evening classes, which generally meant taking classes at the community college or through […]

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 […]

How to become a Chartered Accountant

Firstly, this one is not to be confused with a financial advisor (which we have recently featured), instead a Chartered Accountant is a professional who provides detailed information on financial records…that’s the definition in its simplest form but obviously the role is a bit more complicated than that! The term ‘Chartered Accountant’ is an internationally recognised […]

How to Handle Redundancy

Whilst it may not be as prevalent as it was just a couple of years ago, redundancy is still an issue that is affecting people of all ages and in all regions. It’s never nice when it happens even if down the line it transpires to be have been a positive thing for one’s career. […]

Job Seeking Graduate? – Some top tips

First of all, if you are a job seeking Graduate and you are reading this post, may I start by congratulating you on your degree level qualification…However, I must be honest in that the advice I will give you, will be frank, may be hard to hear, & some of you will feel frustrated. But […]

Job Search Tips for 2015

With the new year well and truly upon us, it’s time to ensure that those resolutions we made are being kept! After all, if we really want to instigate some type of change in our lives, then we have to make it happen – that is especially the case when it comes to finding a […]

5 Tips for Successful Video Interviews…

If you are a job – seeker that is awaiting a job interview via video conferencing then this guest post might be of use to you as it outlines five essential tips that make the process run smoothly. It is becoming more frequent to employ video conferencing for job interviews, both to save time and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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