Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Feb 27, 12 Why jobseekers need to show interest in Pinterest…

Posted by in Blog, Job hunting tips, Social media

  Unless you’ve had your head firmly stuck in the sand over the past three months or so, you would have noticed that everyone is going on about the latest social network that is set to “take the world by storm”. We’re not talking about Facebook, Twitter, and no, not even the still relatively new Google Plus – the...

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Job market predictions for 2012

I was invited to the Guardian Careers office last week to share my predictions on what I think the job market will look like for graduates in 2012 (scroll down to listen to the podcast). There are three main areas I believe we will see a rise of not just for graduates, but for jobseekers as a whole: 1) “Upside down CVs” With an...

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Why it’s probably not worth going to university any more

Dec 05, 11 Why it’s probably not worth going to university any more

Posted by in Blog, Mildred's thoughts, University

I’ve been thinking recently, if I was a fresh-faced 18-year-old just out of college with my whole life ahead of me and pondering what to do next, would I go to university? The answer is probably not! Before I explain, I must insert a disclaimer here that this does not mean that I don’t recommend anyone else to, neither does...

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A refreshing way to job search…

Jan 23, 11 A refreshing way to job search…

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THIS morning I had restricted access to my computer for about an hour so I had to find something else to do to occupy my time, something that didn’t involve technology. This was going to be hard. I began to think of how technology had become so much a part of my life over the last five years that I barely knew life without it....

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