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Social Media – don’t be a dummy!

01/04/2017
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An inappropriate comment or photo posted by you could stop you from getting the job you really want. One silly mistake and you can be damaged goods to the people you want to recruit you. Be very careful what you and your friends post on social media!

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How to cruise a Skype video interview

30/01/2017
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Set the stage: Make the room you’re in a reflection of your work – polished
A plain backdrop can be less distracting
Test the lighting: Even if your camera isn’t the highest quality, make sure it flatters your features and the […]

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Things Candidates Love

20/07/2015
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Being treated with respect at every level regardless of whether they are the right candidate.
Having flexibility in the process and a chance for their questions to be answered versus being interrogated without any real dialogue about their concerns.
Talking to someone who is knowledgeable about their background […]

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They won’t be expecting these questions!

20/05/2015
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What’s the most interesting thing about you that’s not on your CV?
What’s the biggest misconception your colleagues have about you and why do they think that?
What has to happen during the course of the day to make it a good one at work […]

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Build Your Personal Brand

20/04/2015
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The term branding has long been relegated to companies, but today almost every individual has a personal brand. Not many of us have consciously cultivated these brands, but they exist nonetheless. A digital footprint in the sands of time and space crowd sourced by friends, colleagues, and bosses […]

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Give Yourself a LinkedIn Makeover

16/04/2015
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LinkedIn brands itself as the social network for professionals and a lot of people do use it successfully for sharing information and news about their companies or discussing key issues in their industry.

But what can LinkedIn do for the jobseeking professional? Many of us are not as […]

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10 killer questions to ask an Interviewer

24/02/2015
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1. How would you describe the general culture of the company and the workplace?
2. Why did you choose this company?
3. Will there be any form of training provided?
4. What are some of the biggest challenges/successes facing the department / company currently?
5. What process will […]

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