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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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How to write an outstanding personal profile for your CV in 5 steps

Bear in mind that you won’t be presenting your CV in person; it will go ahead in lieu of you. Therefore, you need it to shout about you when you can’t be there to toot your own trumpet. The personal profile section on your CV is the ideal place to…

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How to Secure Your Dream Job: Why Experience Isn’t Everything

You need experience to get a job, but you need a job to get experience. This is the problem that many young or inexperienced job hunters face – particularly graduates, who are expected to have a year or more of industry experience even though they’ve just left campus. If you…

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5 ways to supercharge your job search in 2017!

The New Year is often the best time to dust of that CV and make a start on those resolutions. Getting a new job is frequently high up on the priority list for a lot of employees which is no surprise considering that 60% of British workers will consider looking…

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How to look for work – while working

It's always a struggle to find a great job that pays well and that you'll enjoy for years to come. It's doubly hard to find the perfect job when you're also trying to hide your search from a current employer. Many people prefer to apply for work while already in…

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How to match your CV to the job

In a competitive job market such as this one, it's vital to make sure your application is as focused as it can be. A big part of that is tailoring your CV to the job you're applying for. A different revision of your CV for each application – this could…

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The early candidate gets the job!

Believe it or not, it's possible to increase your chances of getting a job, without the need to get more experience, training or skills. All it takes is getting started a little earlier. Being proactive in your job hunt makes it much more likely that you'll see results soon. But what…

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Take your LinkedIn to the next level

You've been following us long enough to know all about how to set up your own LinkedIn profile (and if you haven't, check the blog from last week). But as we mentioned there, there's plenty still to be done after you've signed up for the service. If you continue filling…

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LinkedIn: A beginner’s guide

Earlier this month, we told you about getting the most out of your LinkedIn profile and boosting your presence. However if you have yet to sign up, you probably won't find it that useful…yet. LinkedIn is the most popular and powerful professional network out there, and it can help you…

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