How to Make Your Own Luck - Careers Advice

Do you ever wonder why some people seem to have such an easy ride in their careers? Their manager likes them, their colleagues respect them,
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How to Find a Job Using Twitter

It’s hard to ignore the ever growing role that Social Media is playing in most of our lives. Apart from connecting and sharing information with
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How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions Part 3

‘Where do you see yourself in 5 years time?’

Every time I mention this question in a workshop the exasperation is audible! It’s one that a lot of
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How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions Part 2

“Apprenticeships mean working full time alongside studying for a qualification. How will you prioritise your workload?”
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Use STAR Storytelling to Shine in Covering Letters and Interviews

Everyone loves a great story, especially when it’s about them!

Storytelling can really make you stand out by demonstrating the depth of your experience.
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How to Answer Your Apprenticeship Interview Questions [Part 1]

“Tell Me Why You Have Applied for this Apprenticeship”

Many of the questions you will be asked at your Apprenticeship Interview aren’t that dissimilar to those that you would be asked at any other interview – with a few exceptions.
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The Christmas Job Search – Do’s & Don’ts

It’s that time of year where employers and businesses are gearing up for the masses and looking to take on extra staff to support their core teams
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Back to Basics – Five Job Search Tips to Get Right

After a long (somewhat frustrating!) week trying to get in touch with candidates who’ve applied for a variety of apprenticeship or traineeship opportunities,
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How to Become a Firefighter in the UK

How to become a Firefighter. Have you ever thought about becoming a Firefighter in the UK? Read our free guide about becoming a Firefighter.
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How to Become a Social Worker in the UK

How to become a Social Worker. Job Description: Social Workers are persons who are responsible for helping people live their lives independently. 
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How to Become a Driving Instructor in the UK

How to become a Driving Instructor. Read our full guide about becoming a Driving Instructor in the UK.
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How to Become a Personal Trainer in the UK

How to become a Personal Trainer. Job Description: Personal Trainers are persons who are responsible for helping people achieve or maintain fitness.  Personal
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How to Become a Midwife in the UK

How to become a Midwife. Job Description: Midwifes are persons who are responsible for the care of prospective mothers and aftercare of born children
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How to Become a Doctor in the UK

How to become a Doctor. Have you ever thought about becoming a Doctor? As a GP you will need to have a desire to help people.
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How to Become a Pharmacist in the UK

How to become a Pharmacist. Job Description: Pharmacists are persons who are responsible for the safe dispensing of medications and advice to people.
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How to Become a Police Officer in the UK

How to become a Police Officer. Job Description: Police Officers are persons who are responsible for the upholding of the law.
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What Makes People Stay At Their Job or Quit? [INFOGRAPHIC]

There are many factors that makes people either stay at their job or makes them leave.
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The Evolution of Job Interviews [INFOGRAPHIC]

Have you ever wondered when was the first job interview ever taken place in the history? Check out this infographic to understand more about the evolution of job interviews.
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How to Become a Train Driver

How to become a Train Driver. Intereted in becoming a Train Driver in the UK? read our full guide here!
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How to Become a Teacher in the UK

How to become a Teacher in the UK. Want to become a Teacher in the UK? Read our free guide here!
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How to Become a Nurse in the UK

How to become a Nurse. Our guide on becoming a Nurse in the UK.
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How to Become a MI6 Agent

How to become a MI6 Agent. have you ever thought about working for secret services? Read this free guide about becoming a MI6 Agent in the UK.
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How to Become a Broker

Job Description of a Broker: Brokers are persons who are responsible for arranging purchases or trades between buyers and sellers, or advising on options.
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How to Become a Designer

How to become a Designer. Have you ever thought about becoming a Desrigner? Read this free guide!
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How to Become a Journalist

How to become a Journalist. Read our free guide about becoming a Journalist in the UK.
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How to Become a Solicitor in the UK

How to become a Solicitor. Read this guide if you want to become a Solicitor.
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How to Become a Childminder in the UK

How to become a Childminder. Have you ever thought about becoming a childminder?
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Job Searching Tip: What to Wear During Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

What you wear for an interview is as important as your answers for the job intervie questions. Check out these tips for interview
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How to Answer Challenging Job interview Questions [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to answer top 10 most difficult interview questions. If you have an interview coming soon then make sure that you have read this infographic below.
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Top 10 Job Hunting Blunders to Avoid [INFOGRAPHIC]

Job seekers can make many mistakes during their job search however they are all avoidable. Check out this infographic to see 10 of those mistakes
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Summer Is the Right Time to Job Search

Why Your Odds Are Better in the Summer to Land a Job

Everyone lives for the days of summer. The sun is shining, there are more
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How to use Keywords to make your CV stand out

No matter how long you spend on your CV, the fact remains that most employers will spend on average 3-10 seconds skimming over your work history and looking for keywords.
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Top Five Things to Do Before Your Interview

We all know how daunting interviews can be – it might be your first interview in a while, your first interview ever or one of many you’ve been attending
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Put Your Best Face Forward: Your LinkedIn Photo and Why It Matters

Some ideas are so simple that you feel no one wants you to talk about them, but the simplest things can be easily overlooked. The photo on your
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What Not to Post on Social Media as an Employee [INFOGRAPHIC]

Beware employers eye on your social media, you are being watched. 79% of recruiters say they will look at a candidate's online profile before
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How Social Media Profile Picture Effect Your Career [INFOGRAPHIC]

Recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds per LinkedIn and 19% of that time looking at the profile picture.
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What Managers Expect from Entry Level Employees [INFOGRAPHIC]

There is a significant disparity between what managers say entry level employees need to succeed, and how man new hires actually have those skills
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Do I Really Need a LinkedIn Profile?

In short: Yes, you do!

Truth is, this is 2015, and we live in a world driven by the internet. We shop online for shoes.
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Does your resume really sell you as it should?

Seriously! Does it send the right message?

As a resume writer & recruiter, I see this way too often! I receive a resume, and just like all recruiters do,
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Returning to the job market after many years?

Be prepared and do it right! Stepping back into the shoes of a job seeker can be stressful for anyone. If you have been steadily employed for many years,
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How to Write a Great LinkedIn Invitation [INFOGRAPHIC]

LinkedIn has millions of members from all around the world if not billions! It is an excellent tool to connect with other useful contacts that
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10 Questions That You Shouldn't Be Asked During Your Interview

Employers need to be seen to select candidates for interview and recruit new employees based on an individual's merits, otherwise they can
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How to Keep Your CV Always Updated [INFOGRAPHIC]

The traditional CV is just not working anymore. The current job market is very competitive and employers expect you to show more enthusiasm for them
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How to handle a horrible boss!

The relationship you have with your manager can truly make or break a job. The majority of us spend most of our week at work.
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Your Job Search: It’s a Marathon, Not a Sprint

If you ever speak to anyone who has run a marathon they will tell you that it’s all about endurance; you need to keep pace, take a breath
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24 Inspirational Career Quotes for Your Job Search

In case you are lacking some inspiration for your job search we have put together 24 awesome career quotes.
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10 Things to Avoid to Get Your Dream Job

The beginning of the year tends to be a popular time for setting goals. If you haven’t already started - now is the time to review your career and assess whether
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How to Revive Your Career Search in 2015

It’s the start of a brand new day. You wake up, grab a cup of coffee, get dressed (on a good day), and sit down at your computer for another draining
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Top Courses to Get You Hired in 2015

Businesses now operate in an entirely different way to what they did five, ten, or twenty years ago, thanks to the birth of technology and the need for hyper-efficiency.
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How to Find a Job in 2015

Finding work seems to be harder than ever, although there are many vacancies advertised. Rejection can be disheartening, and not hearing from an application
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What are the Most Common CV Lies? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Job market is very competitive, this is undeniable truth however this shouldn't be a reason for you to lie on your CV.
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Top 30 Tips to Create The Perfect Online Brand [INFOGRAPHIC]

Creating your personal brand online may sound a difficult job for you however it's easy as long as you follow the steps given by this infographic below.
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How to Build a Strong LinkedIn Profile for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's always good to have a strong LinkedIn profile whether you have job or are looking to get one.
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A Job Seeker’s #1 Priority: Make Your LinkedIn Profile Irresistible

My friend Cheryl called, telling me she’d just been let go.
“What’s the first thing I should do! Where do I start?” she asked.
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5 Reasons You Might Be Late to An Interview and How to Avoid Them

There is no way around it. Arriving late to an interview is not a good thing. As a matter of fact, it’s a bad thing. When you arrive late to an interview
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Top 7 Cover Letter Tips for 2015

New year and you are looking for a new job in 2015? Here are some top tips to help you achieve your goal this year!
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Why Didn’t I Get the Job? How to Ask for Interview Feedback

Not receiving feedback from interviews is a common complaint from clients and it can be very demotivating when you feel the interview went well to find out you were
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Job Application Form Checklist: 10 Things to Remember

If you've been asked to submit an application form for a job, then there are some things you should make sure that you consider and review before your submission.
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Top 8 CV Trends for 2015

Long gone are the days of the “job for life” in the UK and research shows that employees change jobs anything from 7 to 15 times throughout their careers.
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Top 10 UK Job Boards for 2015

There are hundreds of thousands of job vacancies on the UK job boards today. Some people believed that social media would replace the job boards and change
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Top 7 Job Search Tips for 2015

Here we are in 2015 and it’s the usual time for people to make a fresh start or plan their goals for the year ahead (Lose weight, quit smoking, improve fitness, look for
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Top 10 Exit Interview Questions and Answers

Once you’ve landed that new job and handed in your notice the usual next step is the exit interview. There are mixed feelings about the exit interview –
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Top 10 Most Common CV Mistakes to Avoid [INFOGRAPHIC]

It's important to have an error free CV for your job applications so they aren't immediately disregarded by prospective employers.
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How to Stay Calm During a Job Interview [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to keep calm and beat your nerves during and before your job interview. There are some useful tips on this infographic to beat your nerves and keep calm for your interview.
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Interview Mistakes to Avoid, and Interesting Interview Anacdotes

If you're preparing for an upcoming interview then there are some standard things you might do, research the company, review your CV, practice answering some
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10 Tips to Nail Your Apprenticeship Interview

For most individuals applying for an Apprenticeship, it will be your first interview – with the added stress that getting it right could ultimately put
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