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The latest news about job interview techniques, CV writing, LinkedIn profiles & our own news.

How students can stand out in a challenging job market

How students can stand out in a challenging job market

Students have got to be prepared to make a herculean effort to stand out from the competition, especially in the current market. Our CEO, Victoria McLean spoke to The Guardian about how companies are making much more use of social media, particularly LinkedIn, to...

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How to bounce back from redundancy

How to bounce back from redundancy

Losing your job – or worrying about the possibility of such a thing – is one of life’s biggest stresses. If that’s how you’re feeling right now, don’t panic and try not to let all the anxiety get you down. Instead, check out our action plan for bouncing back – or just...

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Getting the most out of LinkedIn: a graduate’s guide

Getting the most out of LinkedIn: a graduate’s guide

In today’s marketplace, not having a LinkedIn profile is no longer an option. Besides, why would you want to miss out on a responsive web page that might be read by thousands of people… especially when it’s free! More than that, it’s not only one of the best...

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How to get graduates on the first rung of their career ladder

How to get graduates on the first rung of their career ladder

Your offspring have finally graduated – it’s time to rejoice!  It’s also time to put their hard-earned qualifications to work and help them find their first graduate job. And not just any old job – it has to be the right one. Competition is fierce out there and it’s...

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Top tips on choosing the right outplacement support

Top tips on choosing the right outplacement support

Redundancies looming? 5 things to look for in an outplacement services provider How organisations conduct themselves when implementing redundancies has a lasting impact. Not only on the lives of departing employees, but also the future of your company brand and...

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9 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

9 ways to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

Recruiters and hiring managers expect every professional to have an active LinkedIn profile. However, they will ignore you if it’s badly written, incomplete or out of date. Despite this, the majority of users still simply set up their profile and then abandon it. You...

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How to mention redundancy and redeployment on LinkedIn

How to mention redundancy and redeployment on LinkedIn

I’ve been made redundant – what do I say on my LinkedIn profile? This is one of the most commonly asked questions in our career webinars and workshops. On top of all their other anxieties about being made redundant many executives and business leaders feel embarrassed...

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Why staying connected on LinkedIn is more vital than ever…

Why staying connected on LinkedIn is more vital than ever…

Beyond the Zoom call – how executives can use LinkedIn to stay connected Online networking is still the order of the day and it’s never been more vital. When uncertainty is rife and no one knows what the future may bring, building and maintaining your personal and...

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How to support HR & managers through redundancies

How to support HR & managers through redundancies

Redundancy isn’t just about job loss -  it affects many aspects of people’s lives. The shock of losing certainty, status, purpose and belonging can trigger stress and anxiety. For businesses, it can be one of the most difficult decisions to implement. While you can’t...

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