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It’s all about you!

Next time you log into your computer call up Google, or any other search engine, and type your name into the search box. What do you find? Well it’s an interesting question because that’s precisely what many recruiters do when they have a candidate for…


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The Brain Drain

A recently published report from the Home Office reveals that executives and senior managers are leaving the UK at the rate of 1500 every week. With almost daily news of redundancies and City job numbers expected to hit a 20 year low next year it’s…


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How to find unadvertised jobs

Research suggests that as many as 60% of job vacancies are unadvertised. Here is some advice on how to make sure you’re making the most of the unadvertised job market Advertised roles only represent the tip of the iceberg in terms of the number of…


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Searching for a job overseas

A recently published report from the Home Office reveals that executives and senior managers are leaving the UK at the rate of 1500 every week. And with almost daily news of redundancies, and city job numbers expected to hit a 20 year low next year,…


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Five steps to get back to work

Richard is an experienced manager with a good degree in Computer Science. He’s a qualified Project Manager and he’s been searching for a new job for over six months. During that time he’s applied for over fifty jobs and he hasn’t had a single interview.…


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Competency Interviews

I often speak to candidates who haven’t attended a formal job interview for quite a long time. They’ve been working with the same organisation for several years but now find themselves back on the job market. Very often these job hunters have difficulty adapting to…


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Dealing with “bizarre” questions at interviews

‘What colour is Wednesday?’ ‘How many bicycles were sold in the UK last year?’ ‘How do you weigh an elephant without a weighing machine?’ Yes, they’re genuine interview questions! These rather bizarre types of questions are much favoured by university dons who are probably rather…


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How can I get headhunted?

You need to be visible in order to attract the attention of a recruiter or headhunter. Networking, using social media (Twitter and Facebook) and using LinkedIn are very good ways for you to increase your presence and therefore become a potential target for a headhunter.…


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Dealing with “difficult” questions at interviews

In addition to the questions that are typically asked at either traditional or competency interviews, you can also expect interviewers to focus on any areas of concern that they may have about your background, for example if you have changed jobs frequently or if there…


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Ten steps to your next job

Ten steps to your next job At the beginning of your job search you need to get into a positive frame of mind. Yes, the market is tough but there are jobs out there.  With determination and a good understanding of how to manage a…


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