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Yes, It’s Painful, But Move On. Making A Positive Of Not Getting That Job.

5th November 2014

One of the things that we all face now and again is the rejection we feel when we go for a job we really wanted and we don’t get it. I am not going to...

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05Nov2014

In Praise Of The Over 50 Employee

8th October 2014

The other day I happened to come across an old article from the Guardian about an unemployed man who had applied for the same job twice.  He applied once using his real age of 50+...

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08Oct2014

Welcome to the future of work – Is the 9 to 5 a thing of the past?

11th September 2014

When I was a child I remember reading a brilliant article about how the world of work would change in the future. It confidently predicted that by 2020 we would all have intelligent robots that...

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11Sep2014

How to ace your telephone interview

15th July 2014

So you’ve completed numerous applications, but finally all the form filling has paid off and you’ve finally landed your first interview…but wait, they want to do it over the phone? Don’t be alarmed! Phone interviews...

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15Jul2014

Flexible Working And You – The New Rules.

3rd July 2014

Flexible working comes in many forms and it’s not a new thing.  Government departments and similar institutions have had flexible working schemes for many years and, on the whole, it seems to work well. Other...

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03Jul2014

5 job application mistakes that will make a recruiter see red!

22nd May 2014

Job-hunting can be a time consuming and laborious process and like any work it requires you to be focused, disciplined and organised. Making a mistake in a job application can cost you a chance of...

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22May2014

6 Difficult Job Interview Questions You Need To Know The Answer To

3rd April 2014

I recently likened a Job interview to climbing a mountain which might seem overly dramatic but the reality is that a job interview is the gateway to employment and can be difficult without adequate preparation....

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03Apr2014

Yummy Mummy’s – Why UK Businesses Are Looking For Working Mums

24th March 2014

First of all, before we talk about returning to work, we want to all stand up and give a big round of applause to all the women who took time off for maternity.  You know...

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24Mar2014