How to write a great CV

Does your CV pass the 6 second filter

Getting your CV noticed in 6 seconds  Many employers are inundated with CVs, so it’s not surprising that they have very little time to spend on each CV when they’re shortlisting candidates for new jobs.  It might come as a bit of a shock, but the time spent looking at applications and CVs can be…

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12 Tips on finding a new job quickly

Tips to find a new job

You’ve decided it’s time to start looking for a new job. To save yourself lots of time, it’s a good idea to have a targeted approach to increase your chances of finding something quickly and make sure that your next job is right for you. We’ve pulled together 12 tips to help you keep your…

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Preparing for your 1st day in your new job

1st day in new job

New Job – Make a great 1st Impression When you start your new job you only get one chance to make a great first impression, so make it count. Your first few days at a new job will set the stage for how both your manager and your colleagues view you and start to relate…

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Top 3 salary negotiation tips

Salary negotiation tips

With many workers across Staffordshire and Cheshire thinking of asking for a pay rise as the cost of living increases, you’ll want to make sure that you give yourself the best opportunity to land an increase to your pay with some of our top salary negotiation tips. Asking your boss to bump up your pay…

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Preparing for your online interview

Preparing for your online interview

Many job interviews are being conducted online now.  First round interviews are often held using Zoom, Teams and other conferencing technology.  So, are you ready to create a great 1st impression and perform at your next remote interview? We share some tips to help you prepare for you next remote interview on your computer. Check…

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

Checking 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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Why career coaching could work for you

Career coaching

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

Job search etiquette rules

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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