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The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV

The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV? “I didn’t know it mattered!” Many employers, recruiters included, may argue that its’ the skills, education and experience of an applicant that are used to ‘shortlist’ candidates for a job, when they receive CVs for a job that they have advertised. And this is all true. However, […]

CV Tips for the Overqualified

CV Tips for the Overqualified Having worked in recruitment, I know only too well that one of the biggest changes in recent times has been the sheer number of people applying for every job which gets advertised. Where a standard retail sales assistant position may once have only attracted applicants who had worked in that […]

How to get Interview Feedback

  So, you’ve been for interview. Then a few days, weeks or even perhaps hours later, you receive the dreaded “we regret to inform you..” email, letter or phone call telling you that you haven’t got the job. Admittedly, it can be pretty disheartening. After all, none of us like the feeling of rejection, do […]

Improving your CV – Basic Tips

Been applying for jobs but not getting any interviews? Chances are it’s because your CV is not really doing its job! After all, the purpose of a CV is to sell you to an employer and ensure that they are so impressed that they want to meet you in person. If that’s not happening, it’s […]

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 […]

Turning Photography And Design Into A Career

Do you love to take pictures? Do you love to create artwork and designing things? Can you talk for hours about the values of one font versus another font? Have you thought about taking these passions and turning them into a career? It isn’t as difficult as you might think. Here’s how to do it. […]

‘What entrepreneurship means to me’ – Rajeeb Dey, CEO, Enternships.com talks up Global Entrepreneurship Week….

What entrepreneurship means to me – Rajeeb Dey, CEO, Enternships.com   At the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week, a week where we hope to inspire thousands of potential entrepreneurs, I’ve been thinking about how I started and why I decided to start enternships.com… When I was young I thought I wanted to be a Doctor, […]

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 tips for putting structure in your job search

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while or if you’ve only started your job search, one important thing to remember is that you can’t leave it to chance. Yes, we may have all heard stories of people who just randomly get offered jobs or who by chance come across the perfect job […]

Top Tips for Seeking a Job Abroad

With the jobs market the way it is currently, many people are finding that they are left with no alternative than to cast their net a little further when job-seeking and perhaps consider a move abroad in order to find work. It is not however a decision to take lightly since it would have an […]

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