Jobseekers’ round-up: a ‘dead’ eager cover letter and a unique resignation…

Sep 14, 13 Jobseekers’ round-up: a ‘dead’ eager cover letter and a unique resignation…

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The good and bad thing about the internet is that nothing is private any more. You do something bad, someone’s bound to capture it and post it on cyberspace somewhere. You do something good, the same thing can happen – albeit slower, perhaps. This job-seeking round-up involves the bad, the good…….and the...

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How to handle those tough interview questions

Apr 04, 13 How to handle those tough interview questions

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So you’ve done the hard work of polishing your CV, crafting that cover letter and filling out application forms that seem to go on forever. Now you’ve been called in for an interview and what you say in the 30, 40 or maybe 60 minutes in front of your potential employer could win or lose the job for you. In this week’s guest...

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3 career articles you must read this week

If you’re job seeking, I can’t stress enough how important it is to feed your mind with useful resources that will help you stay ahead of the game. Thanks to the internet, there’s an entire ocean of help and advice out there waiting for you to dive in (check out these 10 must-read career blogs for starters). Now I...

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How to stand out in ‘meet the team’ job interviews

Nov 06, 12 How to stand out in ‘meet the team’ job interviews

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About four months ago my work place put out an advert for a new staff member to run the Performing Arts sessions at the centre. The Director and the Arts Manager at the time decided to hold an audition-style interview whereby the four shortlisted candidates would get to meet and interact with the team during a regular youth club...

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Five ways finding your strengths can help your job search

If I could turn back time, say 10 or so years ago when I could still claim the blissful ignorance of youth, there are many things I would have done differently – one of them is taking the time to discover my strengths before I launched into the world of work. A few weeks ago I listened to a podcast by Michael Hyatt...

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