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Boosting your confidence

Whether you’re on the job hunt or employed, self-confidence is hugely important for your career. Whilst it might come to some people naturally, unfortunately not everyone is so lucky. But don’t despair, because there are loads of ways to boost your confidence. Dress Sharp By making an extra effort to dress well you will be […]

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2nd Interview Success

Congratulations! You’ve made it through that tricky 1st interview and you’ve been invited back for a 2nd. It’s really getting serious now, you’ve obviously impressed so now it’s time for you to seal the deal. A 2nd interview can be a different beast altogether and will involve some different preparation however it is important to […]

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How do you know if a job is right for you?

Getting a job offer is an exciting thing, all your hard work and preparation have paid off and you’ve fought off all the competition. However, just because you are offered a job doesn’t mean that you have to take it. When considering a job offer it is essential that you establish whether the job is […]

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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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