How to be sure it’s the right job for you

Like many candidates I speak to on a daily basis, you’re probably casting your net far and wide to find the right job for you. You might have several interviews lined up already, and that’s why it’s important that you get the most out of your up and coming meetings to be 100% certain that…

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Use our pre-interview checklist to calm night-before nerves

It’s the night before your interview and you’re bound to be feeling a little nervous. After all, the interview marks the final stage of the recruitment process and cumulation of all the hard work you’ve done so far getting your CV fine-tuned to wow the employer. Instead of trawling through Netflix as a distraction from…

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Why career coaching could work for you

When you’re stuck in a role that makes you miserable, or know where you’re headed career-wise but aren’t sure how to get there, then career coaching could work for you. Career coaching has really taken off in recent years and with good reason. No longer a tool for those earning a high income, access to…

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Job Search Etiquette

Like many social situations, there’s a list of unwritten rules of how to behave. Job search etiquette follows similar guidelines, and it pays to be aware of what’s expected to give your application the best possible chance of being viewed in a favourable light. Here’s our four top tips on job search etiquette when looking…

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6 reasons to change career

Your Life Has Changed: When you chose your career your life may have been different than it is today. For example, you may have been single then and now you have a family. The crazy schedule or the frequent travel that is typical of your career may not suit your new lifestyle. You should look…

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Understanding your contract of employment

Everyone has a contract of employment, many of us will have a printed version whilst some may never have actually been given a paper version. Regardless of if you have a verbal or written contract of employment, they are still a binding agreement between yourself and your employer. Your contract of employment can be tricky…

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Does your CV pass the 6 second test?

With many employers being inundated with CV’s, it’s not surprising that they have very little time to spend on each CV. But it might come as a bit of a shock if I told you that the time spent looking at applications can be as little as just six seconds! How on earth do you…

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Returning to work after a career break

Returning to work after a career break can seem like an overwhelming and daunting experience to a lot of people. Your confidence might not be what it once was, some aspects of your previous role might have changed or your skills could use an update – but that doesn’t mean that your experience and knowledge…

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How to write the ultimate covering letter

Although their popularity has waned in recent years, some employers still insist that candidates provide a covering letter or email when submitting a job application. By ignoring their request and just applying without one, you run the risk of being perceived as someone who can’t follow simple instructions, are unable to create a basic letter…

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