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Coping With Redundancy

As much of the world heads into recession, many people are being made redundant and looking for strategies for coping with redundancy. Armed with helpful

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best online learning sites
Learning

Best Online Learning Sites

Best online learning sites for your career Looking for the best online learning sites offering free or low cost learning to boost your knowledge and

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Benefits of online learning
Careers

Benefits of Online Learning

Online learning continues to grow in popularity driven by increased demand and a desire by learning institutes to reach greater numbers of learners. Employers recognize

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Are You A Portfolio Careerist?
Career advice

Are You A Portfolio Careerist?

A satisfying life with more than one job Our fast-paced lifestyles, quest for work-life balance and economic uncertainty has led many of us seeking alternatives

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Career change

What is Outplacement?

You may have heard the term outplacement and wondered what it means. Outplacement is a service that helps employees transition to a new role, usually

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Career advice

8 Ways to Spot a Job Scam

Do you know how to spot a job or employment scam? As if job searching isn’t challenging enough, there are a growing number of job

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Career advice

10 Steps To The Perfect CV

Tips for the perfect CV Here’s 10 steps to help you towards creating the perfect CV: 1. PERSONAL INFORMATION: Include your name, address, Email and

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Career development

How to Prepare for Insight Days

 Many organisations, especially those in the banking, finance and professional services sector, hold regular ‘Insight’ days. Insight days are primarily information events for potential candidates

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Career management

How To Choose A Career Coach

Choosing a career coach can be a minefield leaving you feeling frustrated and with more questions than answers. We’ve put together a guide to help

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Want to Become a Digital Nomad?
Career advice

Want to Become a Digital Nomad?

What is a Digital Nomad? The term digital nomad is generally understood to describe someone who works remotely while they travel. While the majority of

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CVs and resumes

How to Write a Cover Letter

There’s no doubt a well written cover letter can boost your chances of being invited to an interview. In contrast to your CV, your cover

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LinkedIn

Customise your LinkedIn URL

Making LinkedIn your own is easy When you first set up your LinkedIn account, you are allocated a randomly selected URL consisting of your name

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things to do on linkedin now
LinkedIn

5 Things to do on LinkedIn NOW

Here’s five things I recommend you do on LinkedIn to keep it fresh and relevant: Transform your headline If you’re still allowing LinkedIn to auto-populate

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Will Robots Take Our Jobs?
Entrepreneurship

Will Robots Take Our Jobs?

Are robots set to take YOUR job? There’s been a lot in the press lately about how computerisation and robots are negatively impacting our careers, taking over

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Are You Managing Your CPD Effectively?
Career management

Are You Managing Your CPD Effectively?

What is CPD? Continuing Professional Development or, CPD, refers to any career development activities which develop your professional skills, knowledge or experience. CPD is important

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Dreaming of working abroad?
Career change

Dreaming of working abroad?

Working abroad is a dream many of us hold, offering the opportunity to experience everyday life in a different part of the world. There are

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The Benefits of Work Experience
Career advice

The Benefits of Work Experience

What is work experience? Work experience is an arrangement where an employer hosts a work experience participant to help them develop skills, knowledge and experience.

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Top Tips For Career Changers
Career change

Top Tips For Career Changers

The following blog post currently features at The Careers Blog at Guardian Careers Is the grass greener on the other side? One of the first steps you

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Top 10 Green Jobs
Career change

Top 10 Green Jobs

The number of green jobs is set to grow Green jobs are gaining in number and popularity as we try to find ways to minimise

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