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Resenting Rejections? – How to turn negative feedback into a positive outcome

We’ve all been there when the dreaded email drops into our inbox: ‘Thank you for your attendance to your recent interview. We regret to inform you that, after careful consideration, we will not be taking your application any further on this occasion.’ But the important thing to remember is that we have all been there. […]

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Triumphant returns – The emergence of the ‘returnship’

When you think of interns what springs to your mind? No doubt a fresh faced, whipper snapper straight out of school or uni brimming with enthusiasm but fairly new to the world of work. A new concept has made its way over the pond that might change this impression, the ‘returnship’. What is a ‘returnship’? […]

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The power of transferable skills

Have you found your ideal position but concerned that you don’t have the relevant experience? Want to change careers but don’t want to waste the skills you’ve built up? There is no denying the value of qualifications and relevant experience however employers above all else want people that have skills that will bring value to […]

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Rewarding Careers – Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teacher

The role of a Special Educational Needs (SEN) teacher is extremely varied, requires specific training and tends to throw up different challenges on a daily basis. However, the high level of job satisfaction could prove to be a more than adequate reward for the groundwork needed to obtain this career. Day-to-Day The role involves working […]

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Have you considered…working for a charity?

There are currently over 180,000 registered charities in the UK, these range from the smallest charities run by a single person to huge organisations with thousands of employees and volunteers. With this number of organisations operating in the UK, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in this growing sector, in this article I […]

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How to investigate a company before your interview

Researching a company before you go for an interview is a significant part of the modern-day job hunt. With so much competition for every job opening, it’s now more important than ever to be as prepared as possible. Arriving at an interview full of knowledge about the company will, first and foremost, impress the employer. […]

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Surviving your 1st day at work

You did it! You’ve beaten all the competition and been offered the job – congratulations! You can stop worrying about paying the bills and celebrate your first step on the career ladder. However, the pressure of the first day soon looms and you find yourself worrying about anything and everything. Have no fear – Career […]

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Relocation, relocation, relocation

Exciting opportunities can arise at any time and more importantly anywhere. Moving for a job can be an incredibly daunting prospect, fear of the unknown is common but it shouldn’t be a reason for turning down what could be an incredible opportunity. Relocating is a tricky business and involves a lot of thought and preparation. […]

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When should you leave your job…?

Before we get started let me say for the record that I am by no means suggesting that we all quit our jobs tomorrow. If you are happy where you are then stay there, if you aren’t happy where you are…stay there whilst you look for something else. It is a lot easier to get […]

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