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10 interview clichés that job seekers must avoid

In this guest post, Ayman Fazeli, business writer at Begbies Traynor, provides his thoughts on how trotting out the same old sayings can result in talking yourself out of a job. Some phrases once thought cool and trendy are now seen as worn and corny. In such an important setting…

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10 ways students can impress employers

This guest post is authored by Lauren Ferguson, Career Development Adviser at the University of Stirling. Graduate employers notice students who are proactive in taking opportunities and have a range of experience. How many of these have you done? Work or study abroad Employers are impressed by candidates who have spent…

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How to build an excellent online reputation for yourself

When you are looking for a job, it’s not just your resume and the interview that companies look at to determine if you will be a good fit. A growing number of companies check social media and the search engines before they even consider a candidate for a position. This…

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HR Budgets: Where to spend it?

It is clear that the double dip recession has made the UK tighten its purse strings, companies are equally reviewing budgets and looking at all expenditure and areas for potential cost savings. HR along with all areas of a business remain in the spotlight, budgets are under scrutiny whilst expectations…

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