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Take these 5 things to every job interview if you want success

How you prepare for an interview is just as important, if not more so, than the interview itself. So do your homework in advance and take these five things to every job interview to help you on the way to success. 1. Positive attitude Your interviewer will want to know that you are not only

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Simple CV tweaks that will get you noticed by employers

  If you’re regularly applying for jobs you think you’re perfect for, but aren’t receiving responses, perhaps your CV isn’t standing out amongst the competition. To make sure you’re noticed by top employers, and for the right reasons (unlike this guy), here are some simple CV tweaks that will strengthen your application. Inject relevant keywords

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How To Love Your Job

Valentine’s Day is here and the UK has once again gone crazy for red love hearts and cuddly teddy bears. This year the UK will spend over a staggering £1bn to show their loved ones how much they care for them. What’s interesting, is that most of us will spend the majority of Valentines Day

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LinkedIn VS Recruiters: Why still use an external agency to support your hires?

We all rave about the importance of LinkedIn to get yourself noticed by employers. With over 16 million members in the UK alone, there is plenty of talent crying out to be head-hunted. So then why, as an employer, would you bother using a recruitment agency to find talent rather than simply utilise LinkedIn? Well,

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How to write an excellent cover letter

Along with your CV, the cover letter is often the first chance you’ll get to impress an employer, yet they are often rushed and unconsidered. Here’s our guide on what to write to get the attention your application deserves.   Give it time You may spend hours and hours on your CV, but there is

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No job is a dead end job

Your career is going nowhere and you feel trapped in a dead end job? This isn’t the first time we’ve heard this. But in our experience, it’s usually down to a dead end mind-set, not a dead end job. Many people become bored, disinterested, frustrated, unengaged and disconnected from their current jobs, yet they believe

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How to Network in a New City

New cities can be daunting, isolating, but also exciting and energising. Whether you are relocating for a new job or a whole new life, it’s important to get yourself out there and start learning how to network again. Easier said than done huh? Especially if you aren’t the most forthcoming person at the best of times.

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Recruitment – Sales v Marketing? Rise of the niche recruiter

Recruitment activity is on the up, budgets have been boosted to hire top talent and candidates are getting ever more confident in making big career moves. Now should be a fantastic time to be a recruiter. So what challenges will we face in 2015? The rise of the niche recruiter HR teams are claiming the

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Don’t hide behind email – What’s the worst that can happen?

The dawn of the internet and e-communications have undoubtedly revolutionised the way we live, the way we work and the way we connect with others, expanding our networks across the globe with the click of a button. But it does have its drawbacks… How email is damaging our confidence and reputation It’s often far too

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