Are you using social media to its full potential ?

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Social media is not just about connecting with friends old and new; it’s about promoting your best self and connecting with employers. The social media world is booming and because of this employers are changing the way they recruit. Not only this, but people are changing the way they look for a job. From promoting […]

How to secure an internship in Banking and Finance

How to secure an internship in Banking and Finance

These days finding a good internship within the banking industry is hard. However there are ways to give yourself the best chance of securing an internship and gaining that valuable work experience. So here’s what you need to do. Do Your Ground Work: Begin by searching for the companies that you are interested in. For […]

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

What’s the difference between apprenticeships and traineeships?  Which one should I apply for? Never even knew these words existed?  There are big differences between the two and how each one will help you in the world of work.  Here’s what you need to know before if you are thinking about applying for one. Apprenticeships An […]

Interview techniques

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It’s time to brush up your interview techniques You have written a tailored CV which has caught the attention of a potential employer, securing yourself an interview. The purpose of the interview is to dig beneath the surface to establish your current circumstances and ability to perform in the role on offer. There are different […]

Stand out CV

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Stand out CV When applying for a new job, your CV is the only thing that employers/recruiters can make a judgement on and this is usually done within 30 seconds of reading through. Putting together a generic CV is easy but the key is taking all your skills and experience and tailoring them to the […]

5 websites that educate you for free

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There is a wealth of knowledge out there to improve your employability and the only problem in finding it is knowing where to find it.  Online courses have become a popular option to develop new skills and gain some insight into potential careers.  We use the internet for many aspects of our lives including shopping, […]

Overcoming rejection

We can all remember a time we have met someone and instantly fancied them.  You want to ask them out on a date and you finally pluck up the courage to ask them out; you plan exactly what you’re going to say down to a tee.  So you ask the person out and they say…NO!!! […]

Common hurdles 16-24 year olds come up against

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Entering into the world of work can be a daunting task, especially when you have just left school, college or university.  The good thing is, it is extremely common to feel overwhelmed by the prospect of finding a suitable career.  From not knowing what you want to do to not having enough experience, we all […]