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Changing careers: A step-by-step guide

Ensuring the career-change process is smooth can be difficult. This guide will help you to ensure the key steps are in place to make the transition as easy and successful as possible

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Four top tips for job interview success

Aside from using effective breathing techniques, it’s vital to understand your skills, strengths and weakness as well as your unique selling points say the experts.

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Bored with 9-5? 8 ways to build a portfolio career

Experts recommend dipping your toes in slowly and setting up a dedicated website for your new business, building up a contact base, and joining local networking groups.

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Top tips for career changers

Considering a career change? Lisa LaRue examines the questions you need to ask yourself first, and the steps that will help you on the way.

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Eight things to do before living and working abroad

If you’re looking for a job overseas, read these eight expert tips first. Features advice from Lisa LaRue of CareerWorx.

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Six steps to help you change career

Think about your passions, email key contacts and road test your new career before making the switch, advise the experts.

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Build better workplace relationships

Unfortunately, all too often ineffective communication gets in the way of good colleague relationships, says Lisa LaRue, career coach at CareerWorx. Learn top tips for building better workplace relationships.

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When your online personality is working against you

93% of hiring managers said that they look at candidates’ social profiles during the recruiting process, according to Jobvite’s Social Recruiting Survey, which included 1,200 managers globally.

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Almost half of UK employees want a career change

Are you one of the 47% of UK workers wanting a career change? Lack of confidence in labour market has left workers feeling ‘trapped’, experts suggest.

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How you should respond to sexist job interview questions

Women are three times more likely to be asked inappropriate or illegal questions in job interviews than men, according to new research. Here’s how you can respond.

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Standing out when your name is John Smith

Distinguishing yourself online is critical to a successful job search and future. But what if your name is, say, John Smith? Standing out on the web is a lot harder when you have a common name.

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Six tips for when you’re faced with an interview panel

Research your interviewers, engage the whole panel and remember that they want you to do well, say the experts including Lisa LaRue, career coach at CareerWorx.