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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 create a striking CV with limited work experience

We've all been there, trying to bulk up a CV to show more interesting detail to fill in the remaining half a page of space (almost feels like writing this post!). Before you go on about being great at MS word, email and breathing in and out, here's a little inspiration to get more valuable information on that precious pair of pages on your CV. Write about the real you Before resorting to bul...
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5 things to take to a job interview

Your application was successful, the telephone and skype tests went well and now its time to hit the road and meet up face to face for that all important interview. Here are five things to take with you for a smooth interview. 1. Copies of your CV Bringing a copy of your CV, like so many things in an interview is done more of a symbol of organisation that an act of practicality. If the compa...
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Why it’s quality over quantity for job applications

Quality over quantity
In today's high tech age of job sites and accounts, sending off your application can be done at the click of a button. Ubiquitous positions are posted by the hundreds and candidates from all over the world apply for  hundreds of jobs. Like this, it's all too easy to fall into the trap of applying wholesale with a generic CV. However, contrary to the actions of most job applicants bulk applicat...
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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

Architecture in Shangri la, Yunnan
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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