Jobseekers’ round-up (Jan): failing careers and finding jobs on Twitter…

Jan 29, 14 Jobseekers’ round-up (Jan): failing careers and finding jobs on Twitter…

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I watch a lot of TED Talks - largely because I find them inspiring and nourishing for my mind, but also because one day I’d like to take the TED platform and share my own “ideas worth spreading” so it’s kind of like homework in a way. But anyway, earlier this month I came across this TEDx by Larry Smith on...

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Jobseekers’ round-up: must-have skills, volunteering benefits & mistakes older jobseekers make….

Nov 19, 13 Jobseekers’ round-up: must-have skills, volunteering benefits & mistakes older jobseekers make….

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This month’s round-up are three useful career-related articles that have caught my interest – articles I probably would have written myself had these great minds not got there first… 3 Skills Every Professional Should Have  | By Rachel Maleady In this article, Rachel lists the three skills as public speaking,...

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Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Oct 03, 13 Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

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Last month I had the opportunity to attend Prospects in the City’s ‘Square Mile Jobs‘ learning event, a project aimed at helping unemployed workers in fringe boroughs to access City jobs. The event featured a panel discussion from three City employers – Garfield Cameron, Managing Director of Alpine...

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Jobseekers’ round-up: 3 things to read, watch and follow…

May 28, 13 Jobseekers’ round-up: 3 things to read, watch and follow…

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This is going to be a short blog post. I rarely ever write short blog posts because every time I try to write one it ends up being really long and really detailed (I think that must be the Creative Writing grad in me). But anyway, today’s post will be short because a) I’ve determined it to be; and b) I want to share with...

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What’s in a name…..that which we put on a CV?

May 17, 13 What’s in a name…..that which we put on a CV?

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Okay so Shakespeare may not be too proud of the play on words for the headline, but I’m sure he’ll approve of my premise – does the name at the top of your CV make a difference to your employment prospects? Recently I was contacted by a jobseeker whose personal dilemma inspired this post. Bob (not his real name,...

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