Five Questions You Should Never Forget to Ask on Your Interview

First things firsts, and I cannot reiterate this point strongly enough, never forget to have a list of questions that you want to ask an interviewer. This is so vitally important.
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How to Format Your Resume for Job Applications

A resume format for one job seeker may not be the best one for you. It often depends on your work history, job search and your experience and overall background. This is why it’s important
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How to Secure Your Dream Job

Have you been thinking about finding a new job this year but don’t know whether it’s possible?
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Top 15 Adverbs to Use on Your CV and Cover Letter

The importance of using adverbs when writing a CV or cover letter is sometimes absent from our CV education. The language you use can make a big difference to the tone of your CV and adverbs
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What is the Most Important Career Document You Will Ever Have?

Your resume is a marketing document and you are the product! You should be trying to sell yourself and cast you in the best light! A resume is a 1 or 2 page career
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11 Things Recruiters Want You to Know

1. We want to meet you!



Successful recruiters are constantly looking to add people to their talent pools. The more people we are connected with on LinkedIn, the more people show up in our searches when we try
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Top 10 Things to Mention in an Interview

Interviews can be one of the most nerve wracking situations to go through – especially if you’ve been job searching for a while and have finally got through to this stage! Preparation
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How to Use LinkedIn Features For Your Career

So now you have an all-star profile that markets you as the consummate professional to those first, second and third degree connections you have engaged with using LinkedIn invitations,
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How to Grow Your LinkedIn Network to Benefit Your Career

In the first article in this series, we discussed how to market yourself using LinkedIn. Now that you have written a brilliant profile and built your professional marketing platform showcasing all
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How to Use LinkedIn For Your Career – Marketing Yourself

Last year, almost a quarter of young people in the EU labour market were unemployed. It’s not all doom and gloom however - the good news is the class of 2014 can look forward to the strongest
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3 Common Regrets Following Salary Negotiations

You've aced that interview and you've landed the job. Now, you just need to formalize the deal and tend to the most dreaded element of all: salary negotiations. Talking about money makes many
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How LinkedIn Referrals Make a Difference to Job Applications [INFOGRAPHIC]

Are you on LinkedIn? Many recruiters are... even if you are employed you can still be on LinkedIn to learn more about careers and indicate to recruiters that you might be open to suggested vacancies. Another great benefit of using LinkedIn would be expanding your online network with other professionals.

How LinkedIn Referrals Make a Difference to Job Applications[INFOGRAPHIC]


- Being referred to a hiring manager by a trusted person increases an applicant's chance significantly - as much as 50 times.
- LinkedIn has over 280 million active users to date in 2014.

- 8 groups are created each week, and 200 group conversations happened per minute in 20 different languages.


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Blogging May Affect Your Job Search

Many people have been fired when their company or organization construed their blog posts as distributing confidential company information, writing inappropriate comments, or both.
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Top 5 Tips to Impress Employers and Get Hired [INFOGRAPHIC]

It is important that prospective employers view you in a positive light and there are several ways to really impress them, making you look good and securing your employment with that company. Firstly let's talk about the elevator pitch. What is an elevator pitch? Your elevator pitch is a basic introduction of yourself, typically summed up in 30 seconds - the time you might have to sell yourself during an elevator ride.

Introduce yourself
What makes you unique?
What is your goal?
What do you know about the company? And how would you fit in?

Top 5 Tips to Impress Employers and Get Hired [INFOGRAPHIC]


Top 5 Tips to Impress Employers and Get Hired [INFOGRAPHIC]


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A Complete Guide to Finding a Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are many ways for job seekers to find a job. Depending on your skills, qualifications and the location you are in, one or more of the following ways can be used.

You can see the most used ways of landing a job in this infographic made by collegeatlas.org.

- 41% of job seekers find a job by networking both on the internet and in real life.

- 25% of those who are looking for a job found their jobs on internet job boards

- 11% of job seekers found a job via an agency.

- 8% made a direct approach with the employers to land their jobs.

- 4% used social media sites like Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter etc.

- 2% found their jobs via advertisements through newspaper classifieds.

A Complete Guide to Finding a Job [INFOGRAPHIC]



A Complete Guide to Finding a Job [INFOGRAPHIC]

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The Most Common CV Myths and Facts

There are lots of myths and traps about writing a CV that many people fall into. The most popular myth is "Resumes must be a single page" however when we look at this infographic we see that experts think one page is just not enough unless you are straight out of school.

Some of the common mistakes in CV writing:

- Exam results and grades are a high priority

Actually, recruiters are more interested in your work experience than your grades.

- White lies are ok.

Employers do check the information you provide and if they find out that you are lying then you will lose the opportunity to work with them.

The Most Common CV Myths and Facts


The Most Common CV Myths and Facts

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The Dos and Don’ts of Using LinkedIn in Your Job Search

LinkedIn is quickly becoming one of the biggest social media networks in the world. They currently have over 277 million users in more than 200 countries and territories and the numbers continue
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