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A collection of articles written by agents at Noon Elite Recruitment about topics all around the subject of recruitment and the global job market. From tips writing your resume to research on the craziest job perks in the world.

How to research an employer

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Knowing the company that you want a job at is essential to understanding your future role and the people you will be working with. In a survey by career builder, over a third of applicants applying for a job admitted that they didn't research the employer before applying for a position. With the internet at our fingertips there is no excuse for taking the time to get to know about the company ...
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3 reasons why you should still look at job vacancies while you’re employed

Looking at the latest vacancies doesn't only help you when you are looking for work. There are a number of great benefits and advantages gained from keeping an eye on the latest vacancies while you are happily employed. Heres how keeping your eye on the latest job openings helps you and your career. 1. Looking back at your own job description helps quantify growth Take a moment to look at th...
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3 ways to take advantage of the new Linkedin video platform

Following on from the social media giants that are Facebook and Twitter. LinkedIn seem to have finally got their act together and introduced videos. These can now be uploaded to the site via LinkedIn's ios and Android apps. Unlike Snapchat, who realised the value of video early on and made video central to their platform, LinkedIn have got in on video rather late in the game. Video is good for...
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7 tips for a smoother interview

So your application was successfully responded to and you have been invited to an in person interview for that position you always wanted. Here are some tips to help your interview go smoothly. 1. Do your homework There really is no excuse for poor job knowledge in interview. Make sure you spend time reading up on both the company and the industry as a whole. Know who the company is, who the...
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6 cliché terms to leave off your job application

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There's a fine line between a selectively chosen word or phrase in your job application and just another awkward cliche. Here are 6 terms to steer clear of when applying for your next position. I'm a team player This little gem is as common placed on CV's as the candidates name and address. This isn't to argue that it's wrong to present yourself as a team player. The majority of jobs will re...
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12 reasons you should work in China

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Of all the exciting places in the world there is probably no country on earth at the moment more topical, vivid, or economically important as China. This huge country and its population is influencing the whole world around us and as such there has never been a better time to live and work there. Here are 13 reasons to consider packing your bags and taking a job in China. 1. Earn more With that ...
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5 ways to look more professional when applying for jobs

The fine art of business is a highly subjective environment. Judgements are made on the appearance and presentation of oneself as much as the content that is produced. More often than we'd all like, a great deal of business opportunities arise from personal relationships and the appearance of someone's image more so than what they truly have to offer. The good news is that with a little prepar...
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7 signs it’s time to move on from your employer

In today's rapidly changing global economy its easy to become stuck in old ways and become out dated. Moving jobs help us keep our careers on track and encourage us to be the best we can be. Today's average employee will change jobs 12 times over their career (according to data by the Bureau of Labour statistics). Changing roles can improve many things in your career from increasing your salar...
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3 tweaks to your CV to get your employers attention

With applying for a job made possible in a simple click and increased competition from overseas candidates in our modern globalised world recruiters have never had so many applications to look through. With so many of these applications being made recruiters are spending less time than ever looking at the, a recent study careers firm The Ladders found the average time just 6 seconds. So how do...
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