Your Guide to Your First Week on the Job

You walk through the revolving door of the lobby toward the elevator, soaking in your surroundings—there’s not a familiar face in the building. You straighten out your suit, press #12, and take a deep breath: Once those doors re-open, your first week of work will officially begin. Whether it’s your first position or your fifth, […]

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Should I include a Key Skills section in my CV?

What are key skills? Key skills are words and phrases that describe the core areas of expertise required to do a job. These range from soft skills that can be applied to most jobs such as being a good communicator or highly organised to hard skills which are usually job specific. Examples of hard skills […]

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Where to start when researching for an interview?

Getting an interview is tough in today’s competitive job market. With more people applying for each job than ever before, it’s vital that you stand out from the crowd. Doing extensive research on the company you have been offered an interview for is essential to help make you the top candidate. Researching the company before […]

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How to write a CV

First impressions count, especially when applying for jobs. Find out how to write a CV and discover useful tips to help make your CV stand out from the crowd What is a CV? A CV, which stands for curriculum vitae, is a document used when applying for jobs. It allows you to summarise your education, […]

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The STAR Interview Technique

For most of us, job interviews are pretty stressful. Even if you’re well prepared, your mind can go blank at the worst possible moment, leaving you staring mindlessly at the interviewer’s tie. If only there was a simple way to structure your answers to help you deliver a full and detailed response every single time. […]

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How to bounce back from redundancy

It’s difficult to lose your job at any time, let alone during a global health pandemic.  Most employers realise this and will, wherever they can, provide outplacement support for staff facing redundancy by arranging for a specialist career coaching company to help with their career transition. What does Outplacement involve? Outplacement includes both practical job […]

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