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Jobspotting: New year, new job search

Join a gym. Give up alcohol. Start a budget. Quit smoking. Be polite. Learn something new. Stop procrastinating. Be confident. Write a blog. Travel. Choose your future. Choose your career. Choose a better job search. Choose success. Maybe you were on the hunt pre-Christmas, maybe you’ve been spurred on by the promise of…

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Easy as A-Z: Your guide to top-notch interview preparation

Picture this. You’ve found a role you’re perfect for – your skills match up and your experience is on point – so you put together an application form. In fact, it’s an awesome application form and it scores you an interview. Get in! But then you get a little cocky.…

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The shortest careers in history and what we can learn from them

The Donald Trump era of America is well and truly in full swing, after he was sworn in to office on January 20th, 2017. During his election campaign, his manifesto was based around a number of things and some of them have already come to fruition in the seven or…

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Am I too old for a career change?

What age is too old for a change in career, 30, 35, 40, 45??? You must think that the longer you leave it, the greater the risk of being recruited for the desired position and becoming a success. Every recruiter will be looking at their applicant CV’s to make sure…

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Make like Leo and achieve your career goals

As you should know by now Leonardo DiCaprio has finally won an Oscar, after being nominated six times he can now go home and put the award in his trophy cabinet, knowing that he has achieved one of his most challenging career goals! How did Leo manage to stay positive…

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When is it time to change your career?

Giving up your current career path to embrace something else is sometimes seen as a mistake, especially once you have a few years of work experience under your belt. It’s often difficult to crack into a new industry, and while it’s expected that those leaving school or university are approaching…

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4 warning signs from that candidate you’re interviewing

Sometimes it can be very difficult to find a candidate that you're sure is the right fit for the role. An interviewee can present themselves better than anyone else, with all the right qualifications and experience, and still be utterly wrong for the job. Hiring the wrong candidate carries heavy…

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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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Why aren’t recruitment managers calling you back?

Looking for work is frustrating on a number of fronts. You feel like you’re doing everything in your power to find a job, asking and applying almost anywhere you can. And then it’s extra frustrating when you send off an application and in return, hear nothing…not even a call back.…

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