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How do I plan a job search?

Tue, 31/01/2012 - 17:29 -- nick

The first important step to searching for jobs is to get into the right mindset and plan a job searching strategy. Tell yourself that whilst you can have a lucky break, you are more likely to get results by being patient, determined and focused.

Improve your job prospects with apps!

Tue, 31/01/2012 - 17:24 -- nick

Smartphone apps can help you with a wide range of day to day things but did you know that they can help you to learn new skills for the workplace too? If you’re looking to improve your assertiveness, interview skills, presentation skills or time management – there really is an app for that.

Five key qualities employers look for

Tue, 31/01/2012 - 17:20 -- nick

Impressing a current or future employer is as much about having the right attitude as the right qualifications and experience. Outlined below are the five qualities most likely to win over an employer and help increase your chances of securing that new role or promotion.

The Newly-Jobless And Social Networks

Fri, 27/01/2012 - 18:34 -- nick

The sale of her distressed management consulting firm is imminent and so is her impending layoff. Yet, by the time Patricia Brown's employers at BearingPoint sign her severance check she will have completed the unfamiliar task of feathering her nest on LinkedIn.



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