10 creative CV designs to inspire your job search in 2017

Well rested after the Christmas break, you're full of energy and ready to get stuck into your job search. Before you start looking for companies you would like to work for or making a list of your skills and interests to help you decide which sector/job you're best suited to however, it's necessa...

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Assessment centres: How to prepare and what to watch out for!

Janice Taylor, founder of Blue Sky Career Consulting, shares her expert advice to help you prepare for assessment centres. Discover when you can expect to be invited to an assessment centre, why they differ from standard job interviews, what is assessed, what to watch out for and, most importantl...

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Going freelance & starting a business: Kiri's tips for turning passion into a career

Kiri Nowak, freelance content writer, online copywriter and founder of The Content Wolves shares her tips for becoming a successful freelancer, starting a business and advice for getting into online copywriting.   Hi Kiri, can you tell us a little about yourself? I had an interest in the media f...

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Psychometric tests: What are they and how to prepare for them?

You’ve finally started applying for graduate jobs and there are a couple of words that are making you feel nervous: Psychometric tests. You may be completely new to them or perhaps you have undergone psychometric tests in the past, but in either case we’re here to explain the different types of t...

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Job interviews: "Forbidden questions" and how to respond

The questions asked during a job interview not only give recruiters the chance to get know candidates and gauge their interest in the position, but also to see how they react under pressure. Recruiters ask standard questions that everyone can prepare for in advance, but also trick questions to tr...

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Job search: 6 habits of a successful job seeker

You're finally ready to start trying to find a job! Feeling motivated and confident, you start this new period of your life by sending off a few CVs here and there. Unfortunately, finding a job isn't as easy as updating your social networks and sending off a couple of CVs. It's important to under...

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Important CV rules to follow when applying for jobs in Europe

Have you found the perfect job or internship abroad? You already speak the language and can't wait to arrive... All that's left to do is prepare the perfect CV to ensure you get the position of your dreams!  We all know that a CV is often the most decisive element for recruiters when it comes to...

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How to set and achieve realistic goals at work

It's not always easy to organise your thoughts and responsibilities at work. Between your private life, daily tasks and unexpected distractions, it can be hard to know where to get started, especially at work where deadlines need to be respected. Without a little organisation, it can be easy to g...

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An HR professional's advice for a successful job interview

In an increasingly competitive job market, it's important to give your all and in order to do so, you will need to make a good impression during your job interview. Discover how to behave before, during and after a job interview to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible and avoid any nast...

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The 10 commandments for a successful PowerPoint presentation!

Who hasn't sat through a presentation that made you want to fall asleep comfortably in your seat? Discover a few tips to help you create a high-quality presentation in record time. Read on to discover our ten commandments for a successful PowerPoint presentation.  One idea per slide Each of your ...

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8 graduate jobs in London you can apply for right now!

We decided share 8 of our favourite graduate jobs in London with you. Read on to discover graduate opportunities at  New Look, Accenture, Amazon, PwC and more! New Look Ecommerce Graduate Scheme Apply for job New Look are offering successful graduates a two-year rotational programme within thei...

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The Devil Wears Prada: 5 tips to help you successfully start your career!

High heels, impeccably tailored clothes and the latest must-have handbag, you stride confidently down the streets of the capital, ready to get hired by the country's top fashion magazine. Actually wait, that's definitely the credits of a film. You've finally graduated, you don't have an awful lot...

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Don’t Fall Victim to these Website Mistakes in 2017

In the digital world, a company without a good website more often than not gets lost in the dust of their competition. This is especially true for entrepreneurs or startups looking to target millennials or other tech savvy groups. If you’re looking to expand or start your business as we enter 20...

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How to write a successful cover letter and impress recruiters

It can be a challenge to find your place in an increasingly competitive job market. However, it's a challenge you must be willing to accept if you want to find a job. Years of study and a CV full of experience are no longer enough to convince recruiters, who don't have enough time in the day to g...

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6 Mistakes to Avoid at University!

Your time at university will pass by a lot quicker than you might think, which is why we wanted to share 6 mistakes you should avoid if you want to make the most of your student years! Going into your overdraft As a student, banks will be jumping at the chance to offer you an interest-free overdr...

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Resolving conflict at work in 6 steps

You’ve finally found a job you love, doing something that actually interests you. However, there might be a certain someone ruining the atmosphere and stopping you from enjoying your job as much as you should. You’ve tried to ignore the problem, but it’s like ignoring an elephant in the room and ...

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Graduate Scheme Vs. Working for a Startup: The Pros and Cons

Increasing numbers of young graduates are choosing to work for startups after university, rather than pursuing graduate schemes with larger companies. Although graduates schemes can often seem like the most obvious route to take, working for a startup can also offer many advantages. We decided to...

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4 steps to finding an internship in Latin America!

Internships can be a great way to gain valuable work experience and improve your skills. Most internships are unpaid, but they might offer other benefits, such as accommodation or paid travel expenses. But why carry out an internship abroad and how can you go about finding one in Latin America? ...

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