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March 27, 2014

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4 reasons why employers did not extend job offers to candidates

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Being active on a company’s social media is a great way to be ‘out there’, but can it harm your chances of getting hired? The answer to that is a resounding YES! Posting like a demented ferret will get you noticed for all the wrong reasons, but it runs deeper than you realise. The top […]

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March 25, 2014

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How to use social media to secure a job

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Using the term ‘social media’ in conjunction with people used to conjure up the image of a heavily be-speckled, acne ridden teenager with a social life that would need nothing less than a defibrillator to get started. This is probably one of the biggest prejudices that is hindering people from using social media as a […]

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March 21, 2014

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5 easy ways to make sure you are remembered after an interview

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In this day and age where information is immediate and extensive, building and maintaining relationships with the art of communication is a key business skill. Nowhere is it more important to build a relationship than in an interview. Gaining an interview comes after weeks of writing and rewriting letters and resumes, researching your chosen industry […]

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February 21, 2014

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5 things graduate job seekers need to know

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It’s getting towards the time of year final year students are selling up their old text books, fixing the holes they made in their rented rooms so they can get their deposit back and looking towards the job market to see where their chosen field of study will lead them. Now is the time the […]

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February 14, 2014

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20 great questions to ask in a job interview

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Navigating your way around the job market may feel like an overwhelming experience, and it is, until you get to the moment when you realise that on the path to your chosen career you need to successfully survive … an interview. An interview is an essential part of the employment process and making sure you […]

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January 31, 2014

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Four jobs that require a top-notch CV

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If you have recently graduated from university and are now looking to climb the first rungs of the corporate ladder, it is important to make the right impression when applying for vacancies that interest you. If you are aiming to land a job in a particularly competitive industry, creating a dynamic CV that stands out […]

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January 21, 2014

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How to turn an internship into a full-time job (infographic)

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How to Turn Your Internship Into A Full-Time Gig [Infographic] by the team at Progressive Business Publications How to Turn Your Internship Into A Full-Time Gig [Infographic] by the team at Progressive Business Publications

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January 19, 2014

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Why you should keep a job interview journal

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Remember the halcyon days where you spent an afternoon cutting out the things you most wanted out of your favourite magazine and stuck them into a dream scrapbook so you could refer back to them again and again and again, until you were REALLY sure it was what you wanted? Why did we do that? […]

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January 11, 2014

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Attract top graduates via Graduate Job Tips

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Graduate Job Tips was set up 3 years ago with the sole premise of providing graduates and students with fresh and alternative tips on finding jobs in an increasingly competitive job market. We have grown our following organically, and in the last year have seen to impressive growth, particularly from twitter and our partner websites. […]

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December 3, 2013

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The career fair – A racing thoroughbred or dead donkey?

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The humble Career Fair has been around so long that Noah may just have attended one when he considered majoring in ark building, but it does lead to the one question we all ponder – how effective is attending a Career Fair? The answer to that question is – how effective are you at job […]

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