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Career Inspiration: Finance Director by day, TV host by night…with Morenike Ajayi [PODCAST – EP 26]

Last month I started a new segment of The Science of Successful Job Hunting podcast called “Career Inspiration”. This is where I interview mid to senior level professionals doing amazing, unique, exciting or unusual things in their work lives to find out their story and to draw lessons on how we can replicate it in our own work...

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5 key CV tips for mums returning to work [PODCAST – EP 25]

I’ve just come off an online global conference with my former podcast guest, Sherry Bevan of The Confident Mother, where we talked for an hour about what mums can do to improve their CVs in preparation for returning to work (you can listen to this here). Following on from that, this solo round episode rounds up five key CV...

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How to make the most of your career break…with Daniel Walker [PODCAST EP 24]

If you’re a mum – or dad – returning to work after some time off looking after a new baby, or you’ve taken a study break, a gap year or any other kind of break in your career, you’ll love this episode. My guest for today’s show is the co-author of an e-book called Mind the Career Gap which is filled with simple solutions...

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7 realistic New Year goals for jobseekers [PODCAST – EP 23]

In this first solo round of 2016, I want to share with you 7 realistic new year goals you should consider setting if you want to find a new job this year. These goals are simple but effective and will make all the difference to your year if you apply them diligently! Listen to Episode 23 below (20m33s) or click here to...

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How to be job search ready for 2016…with Hank Boyer [EP 22]

It’s the first full week of 2016 and traditionally a time when many people make New Year resolutions to find a new job, so in today’s podcast we’re going to talk about how to be job search ready for 2016! My special guest on today’s show is an expert in this field. Hank Boyer is the founder and CEO of Boyer Management...

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Career Inspiration: Educating across continents…with Mbeke Waseme [PODCAST – EP 21]

My guest on today’s show kicks off a new segment of The Science of Successful Job Hunting podcast called “Career Inspiration”. In this segment, I’ll be interviewing mid to senior level professionals doing amazing, unique, exciting or unusual things in their work lives to find out their story and to draw...

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Why you need a master CV (and how to create one) [PODCAST – EP 20]

Do you have a master CV? If not, you need one! Find out why and how to create a master CV in this solo round. …Plus why you need to update your CV – EVEN if you’re not currently job hunting!   Listen to Episode 20 below (15m31s) or click here to download… Got any questions or thoughts about this...

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Secret strategies for your executive job search…with Simon Gray [PODCAST – EP 19]

My guest on Episode 19 of The Science of Successful Job Hunting is a highly experienced executive recruiter, the founder and director of Career Codex, and the author of two popular books on job search strategies. Simon Gray specialises in empowering executive jobseekers to think differently and move successfully in the job...

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4 tips for a successful career change [PODCAST – EP 18]

Today’s solo round is all about how to navigate a successful career change. If you’re currently thinking of, or have ever thought about changing your career but you’re not sure how to go about it, this podcast episode is for you. In this episode we look at the 3 reasons most people change careers and explore 4 tips on how...

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Perfecting your interview technique…with Margaret Buj [PODCAST – EP 17]

My guest on Episode 17 of The Science of Successful Job Hunting is not just an interview coach, but THE interview coach! Margaret has over 10 years of international recruitment experience in the corporate sector, recruiting thousands of candidates across Europe, Middle East and the US, and almost as long running her own private...

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