Expert Job and Career Advice
recruitment

If you are looking for a varied, well-remunerated and challenging career then recruitment is one well worth consideration.

Don’t have the money or the time to gain a college or university degree? Well don’t worry; there are still plenty of roles out there where you can earn serious money without a degree-level qualification. 

career

Mh2>Poll finds that swearing on Twitter or a drunken picture on Facebook could lose you a job offer, but showing industry knowledge and passion online can enhance your career management. A new YouGov online poll commissioned by CWJobs has revealed that employers will often take candidates’ online presence and social media activity into consideration when deciding whether Read more…

graduates

New graduates- Welcome to the world of work! Like many new graduates you are probably looking for a job right now. And, unless you have always known what you have wanted to do, you may well be looking at the dizzying array of opportunities out there, scratching your head, and wondering which direction to go in. Or Read more…

job search

What’s the missing ingredient that you can add to the standard mix of job search techniques, to get ahead of the game There is plenty of good job search advice around if you look for it. Nearly every committed job seeker knows how to write a good 2-page CV, and how to network, and they are all Read more…

speculative approach

Sometimes you have no option in your job search than to approach an employer directly, without an introduction, using a speculative approach. Sometimes you will know that what you offer is exactly right for a particular company and, try as you might, you have been unable to effect a connection through your networks. In these cases the Read more…

cold calling

A carefully prepared  and well delivered cold call can be an extremely effective job applications strategy – if you get through to the right person! Making job applications by cold calling does not seem particularly attractive as a job applications strategy. Most of us find the idea uncomfortable and shy away from it. So what can you Read more…

job hunting

A successful job search involves defining your targets. Otherwise you spend your time chasing jobs you don’t really want; and you increase your chances of missing the few opportunities that are right for you. There are two types of job search. And two types of job seeker. There is the reactive job seeker, so called because he or she Read more…

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