Category Archive for: Career Advice

5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Give Up Your Job Search Over Christmas

Being a job-seeker is hard.  Period. But being a job-seeker around Christmas is especially rubbish. Not only are you searching for work… but you’re also juggling (and having to pay out for) all of those presents and parties. Yikes. Because of the commotion surrounding Christmas, it can be very tempting to delay your job search until…

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Want a new job in 2019?

Want a new job in 2019 but worried about Brexit? Ignore the B-word and follow these 10 tips on how to go about landing the right position! Millions of workers feel undervalued in their current workplace. 69% of workers say they ‘don’t see themselves’ in their current role in 12 months. Three quarters of UK…

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10 Ways to Reach Christmas
Job Success!

Want to make sure you land that temporary Christmas job? We’ve put together our top 10 tips to help you search, find and apply for those seasonal vacancies. So follow our advice and you’ll be dashing through the snow to Christmas job success in no time!   1. Start applying early Most of us start…

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6 Fresh Ways to Find
Your Passion

It can be so frustrating when people advise you, “Just follow your passion!” Yeah, sure, you’d love to—if only you knew what your passion was. You’re probably the kind of person who works hard, with commitment and persistence. When you know what you’re doing, nothing will stop you. But before you can become unstoppable, you…

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This Is How Good Managers
Help Their Teams Deal
With Company Changes

I’ve always identified as a change junkie. It’s why I’m in the business of change management, and why I’ve lived in five different cities in the past 10 years. And yet, I make my coffee the exact same way every morning. I want to eat the same cranberry dressing at Thanksgiving each year. I was…

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There’s One Question That Will Help
You Figure Out Your Career Path

Stop (really stop) and consider this question: Why do you go to work every day? Maybe it’s because you enjoy your coworkers, feel a pleasant challenge in the work you perform, or that you believe in your company’s mission. Or is it simply to bring home a paycheck? Are you happy with your answer? I…

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Cheat Sheet: Nailing that last minute
interview

  For weeks you’ve been actively sending your resume out and applying for job openings when (finally!) you get a call from a company who wants you to come in for an interview—today! Because you still have to do your current job today, you have exactly an hour to prep . How do you get ready for…

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6 Smart Ideas for Staying
Productive This Summer

With summer peeking around the corner, it’s no surprise that minds start wandering to thoughts of sun, beaches, and piña coladas. How can we possibly stay productive with all those temptations hiding in the corners of our minds? Well, finding inspiration is easier than you think—we’ve gathered up the best links and tools to help…

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Remaining Confident When You
Keep Getting Rejected From Jobs

For most people, job searching entails some rejection. You send in a resume and receive no response. You go to an interview and don’t get a callback. You go to another interview and get ghosted. But, knowing it can happen doesn’t lessen the sting. It’s normal to feel disappointed when an opportunity doesn’t pan out,…

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Common Interview Responses Can
Be Interpreted Different Ways

You arrive to your interview prepared with a list of questions to ask the hiring manager. But, when he answers them, you only feel more confused. That’s because common answers could be interpreted different ways. And, depending on what the interviewer really means, this company may—or may not—be the right fit for you. 1. “We…

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