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Use These Foolproof Tricks On Your Social Media To Get A Job!

A staggering one in five employers has turned down a candidate because of something unappealing on their social media. The last thing you worry about when being tagged in a photo or sharing a post is whether it will affect your job prospects. Although according to a YouGov survey, almost half of employers stalk your […]

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The 6 Top Tactics To Ask For A Pay Rise

Asking for a pay rise can be one of the most daunting things in your career. Some companies may automatically increase your pay by a certain percentage every year, but in most cases, employees need to take action into their own hands. So, how can you deal with such a potentially awkward and touchy subject? […]

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Affected by Redundancy? Here’s What You Should Do

Being made aware that your career is in peril due to redundancy can cause a great a deal of stress and quite often financial difficulties. The story on everyone’s lips this week is the devastating news that the construction giant Carillion has collapsed into liquidation, which has put around 20,000 jobs in the UK alone […]

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Ranked: The 10 Best Jobs in the UK by Salary & Satisfaction

UK employment in 2017 currently stands at 74.8% – the highest rate since records began in 1971. Traditionally, jobs in tech and finance are usually rated the best by salary and job satisfaction, but a recent assessment by job search and review company Glassdoor shows that the best jobs in the UK come from a […]

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University Graduate Survival Guide

University has come to and end and it’s finally time to face the real adult world. It is a scary prospect for all students. Sure, you’ve had a taste for adult life, paying your student rent and bills, studying and holding down a part-time job at the same time, but now for reality. The party […]

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UK Unemployment Coming Down – Is it Easier to Find a Job Now?

Unemployment levels may have fallen to just 1.6 million people – which accounts for 23.25 million full-time workers and 8.55 million part-time workers. So, at 0.77 applicants per vacancy, does it mean it’s now easier than ever to find a job? So why has the level of unemployment fallen? The decrease in unemployment in recent […]

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Can You Afford to Work For a Charity?

With over 195,000 registered charities to choose from, it seems it would be easy to find a job in the voluntary sector. From helping out in animal shelters to donating time to helping children to read, there’s no shortage of charities in the UK. Most people take on voluntary work as a hobby in their […]

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How to Ace a Job Interview in Advance

The job market can be extremely tough. You are either well prepared but do not have any experience or you have too many qualifications. Acquiring a great job is quite an accomplishment. However, most people do not do that well at interviews. With the pressure building up they start feeling stressed. Emotions are normal and […]

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Writing a Kickass Cover Letter

In a world defined by ’30 under 30’ type lists, everybody wants to do an outstanding job. However, most jobs worth their hype require a lot more effort than usual. Differentiate yourself A cover letter is not mandatory, but it does help. Remember, you will not be the only one applying for that particular job. […]

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Get Educated Online

If you are looking to better yourself and learn new skills then there are a number of sources online that can help you. Whether you are looking to get a new job, enhance your skills in a current job or just for fun, the following sources are a great place to start: Udemy Udemy is […]

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