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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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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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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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How to choose the right job for you

In todays age of countless wonderful job vacancies ranging all across the world it's almost impossible to know which one is best for you. The internet has helped connect us with a world of opportunities but with all this choice it's almost impossible know which option to take. Here's our tips to cutting through the hype and adverts and getting to the position that's best for you. Ignore the s...
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