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3 Ways to stop your CV disappearing into the ‘Junk’ folder

1. CV Scrabble Think about the job you’re applying for, what does the organisation really need? The days of employers sitting cosily around a table and hand sifting your CV are quickly disappearing. With huge volumes of applicants for every … Continue reading

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Dressing to impress?

Is what you wear to work important? Do you even care? For some of us the idea of ‘dressing to impress’ is an anathema “Why should what I wear to work matter? My work speaks for itself” you respond aghast. For others, perhaps begrudgingly, we acknowledge that there might be something in first impressions so we dress accordingly, or at least make the effort to ensure that we don’t look as though we’ve just fallen out of bed.

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Redundancy? The next step could be your best yet…

Mention the ‘R’ word and the reaction from most people is ‘Game over’ in the current economic climate. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Whilst the thought of redundancy is never pleasant it can be a doorway to the life of self fulfilment that you have always dreamed of and the job that gets your pulse pumping for all the right reasons on Monday mornings.

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What Are Employers Looking For?

You think that you know what the average employer is looking for? Qualifications, right? Surprisingly research suggests that even though qualifications might get you a foot in the door (usually in the shape of an interview, if you’re lucky) there’s more than meets the eye to the selection process than most of us think. That’s good news for you if you’re currently looking for a job, in the process of being made redundant or a graduate wondering what your next move should be. Let’s take a look at the research and how you can use it to your advantage.

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