Put your best face forward: eight easy steps to a great profile picture

Feb 19, 14 Put your best face forward: eight easy steps to a great profile picture

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Your profile picture is one of the most important self-marketing tools you have at your disposal. After three years of maintaining the same image online, last week I took the long overdue step of unveiling my new profile image as a reflection of my growth as a person and the development of my ‘Mildred Talabi’ brand. In this...

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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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Podcast #1 – 5 career goals

Jan 24, 13 Podcast #1 – 5 career goals

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Welcome to the very first episode of “Mildred Talabi on Careers” – my brand new podcast series dedicated to helping you get the most out of your job search and your career at large. I’m pretty excited about this because just before Christmas, I announced my 10 personal commitments for 2013 and starting a...

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5 quirky ways to get noticed in the job market

Jan 10, 13 5 quirky ways to get noticed in the job market

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Listen up, being boring with your job search is soooo 2012! If you really want to get ahead of the competition this year, it’s time to get creative in your approach. Here are five quirky ways to get yourself noticed in the crowded job market: 1) Get tweeting If you’re not already tweeting like a bird, you’re...

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How to beat the stats and land a job – 10 top tips from a recent graduate

Following on from last week’s post on why graduates should ditch graduate schemes in favour of more attainable options, this week I’ve invited Amy Burton, a recent graduate, to share the secrets and strategies that helped her to land her first job – just one month after graduating. [GUEST POST by Amy Burton] In the three...

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