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Writing a CV when you’ve got no work experience

Everyone knows that to get a job, you need among many other things, a strong CV. Your CV will be a rundown of all your work skills and experience, but what if you don’t have a lot or any work experience to speak of? It’s a problem that most people…

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3 reasons to walk out of a job interview

Most of us have had bad job interviews – some are actually downright horrible. But don’t you have to sit through each and every one, no matter what? Not necessarily – if you strongly feel an interview is a waste of your time, you have the option of excusing yourself…

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How to choose between two job offers

It's difficult for many unemployed people to get as many as one job offer right now, so being in a position where you have two can seem too good to be true. As enviable as this position might be, it comes with its own set of problems. Choosing to take…

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How to pick your references for a new job

It’s common to be asked for references when you apply for a job. For some, it’s easy to find former colleagues and contacts who are willing to vouch for you – but for others, the need for references is a major hurdle to getting a job you know you’re well…

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4 unusual ways people found a job

Many people are struggling to find work at the moment. Fine tuning your CV and improving your interviewing strategy will get you a long way, but for some, that wasn't enough and so they've resorted to ingenious and innovative ways of catching employers’ attention. Here are some of the most…

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5 tips for your first day in a new job

Starting a new job is exciting, nerve-racking and terrifying all at once. Having worked so hard and gone through so much stress just to find work in the first place, you definitely want to make a great impression and set the tone for a long and successful career. After the…

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Getting a job after university

Getting a degree is for many people one of the proudest days of their lives. At the end point of some seventeen years of education, you’re finally ready to leave the learning environment and dive in to the world of work. Some are lucky enough to get a high-paying, permanent…

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6 ways to have happier staff

Unhappiness at work can be a serious problem, though the scale and impact is often underestimated. Nearly half of us are unhappy at work, and staff who are dissatisfied for whatever reason can have a detrimental effect on your organisation as a whole. Even just one unmotivated employee may be: less…

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Do employers know about your transferable skills?

A major obstacle for young people seeking work is that of not having much experience. It’s a common problem – you can’t get a job without experience, but how can you get experience without having a job? When you find yourself in this situation you have a few options, one…

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