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Getting Started in Your Job Search

15 Jan 2016

There are several reasons why you may want to move job; career progression, money, wanting more challenges or the opportunity to gain new skills. Whatever your reason, there are several ways to go about it.... Read on

Using Social Media in Your Job Search

14 Jan 2016

With the advent of social media, job hunting just got easier! Or did it? We take you through the minefield of social media channels to secure your ideal job......... Read on

How to Resign

13 Jan 2016

With every new job offer, there can also be the tricky scenario of having to resign. In many cases, a resignation causes a lot of emotions on both sides but how do you avoid any bad feeling.......... Read on for our top tips:

How to Handle a Counter-Offer

12 Jan 2016

You have succeeded at interview, you’ve secured the job, signed the contract and written a gracious resignation letter but what do you do when your current employer counter-offers.......... Read on....

Writing a Cover Letter

11 Jan 2016

A cover letter is the best introduction to your CV that you can offer potential employers yet is still a major pitfall for most job seekers. For the best tips on composing a cover letter, read on........

CV Preparation

10 Jan 2016

Writing a good CV can be one of the biggest obstacles you will face when seeking a new job. We've outlined our top tips to get your CV to the top of any employer's shortlist....... Read more below:

Interview Preparation

09 Jan 2016

Your CV may have secured you an interview but now interview success is all up to you. With interviews, the key is to do your research and be fully prepared for all the interview will throw at you. For our best advice, read on.........

Competency Based Interviews

08 Jan 2016

There are several types of interviews but the one that is becoming increasingly common is the Competency Based Interview. It may sound intimidating but the reality is that this type of interview will get the best out of you as a candidate........ Read on for more

Panel Interviews

07 Jan 2016

A panel interview can sound intimidating. Faced with the prospect of sitting opposite three or four interviewers, this can prove daunting for even the most senior executives but they are increasingly becoming a common part of the interview process........... Read on for our best advice on handling them.

Body Language in Interviews

06 Jan 2016

We all know how important what you say in an interview is but never underestimate the importance of body language...... Read on.....

Common Interview Mistakes

05 Jan 2016

We all get nervous during interviews, we all make mistakes. But employers are witnessing the same mistakes turning up again and again. We outline how you can improve your performance in interviews......... Read on for more

How to Get a Promotion

04 Jan 2016

Even when you know you work hard and you deserve to be recognised, asking for a promotion can prove extremely stressful. Here's how to ask........

Negotiating a Pay Rise

03 Jan 2016

Think you're due a pay rise and you're not sure how to approach your manager? Here's how to successfully get a pay increase...........

Getting the Most out of Networking

02 Jan 2016

Whether you're looking for a new job, seeking a promotion in your current one or simply trying to develop new business relationships, networking is a vital lifeline. But if you're not prepared to put in the work, is networking a waste of time? Read on for our top tips on getting the best out of networking..........

Working Overseas

01 Jan 2016

Working abroad can be an incredibly exciting experience but have you thought your decision through? And how do you deal with visas, work permits and the actual packing? We've outlined everything you need to consider before making your final decision............ Read on for more