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The Job Boards You Should Be Using

The Job Boards You Should Be Using

Let an inside tell you where all the good stuff is hidden

It's like being a kid in a candy store but this shop keeper isn't giving out sweet treats, they're offering up vacancies. Okay, you might prefer the sweet analogy but let's get the adulting done and focus on getting a career (don't worry you can have the sweets and the job)

There seems to be job boards popping up everywhere, whether sector based, location specific or just general job boards, it's like you have to sign up to a million sites if you want to find a job. But is that really the best use of your time? 


If You're At The End Of Your Career Tether, Why Not Ask Your Boss For A Little More Rope?

If You're At The End Of Your Career Tether, Why Not Ask Your Boss For A Little More Rope?


When you're considering calling it quits

So, you think you’ve reached the endpoint with your career. Each day in that office feels like another one wasted, and you can hardly sleep from stress. In fact, things have gotten so bad that you’ve started putting out the feelers. You’ve signed up for job alerts and sent probing emails to employers you’d like to work with.

But, you’re also aware that changing career is hard. It would mean adjusting to new ways of doing things and new people. And, when you get there, you could well find that things are exactly the same. So, even when a job does crop up on your notifications, you swipe off and forget about it. For now, at least.


Be your Own Boss: How to Start a Side Hustle

Be your Own Boss: How to Start a Side Hustle

Big Business starts with Small Steps

We all day dream about being our own boss, thinking about the day when we can hand in our notice and do it on our own. According to the financial website Know Your Money 47.6% of UK adults would like to start their own business, that's almost half of us, so why aren't we all doing it?

Simple answer is most people don't know where to even begin and the easiest option seems to be to settle in a dead end job and leave those ambitions of setting up your own business as a day dream. If you really have the passion to go it alone, then the fear of taking the first step shouldn't stop you. 

Remember the first step doesn't need to be the biggest

You've Got One Chance To Write A Convincing Application - Don't Screw it Up

You've Got One Chance To Write A Convincing Application - Don't Screw it Up

Don't make your first impression the last

Sending your application is the first step to land your dream job. While a lot of candidates prefer to practice for their first interview and on how to impress the recruiter or the employer, many often forget how important their digital application is. Your CV and your cover letter are giving you your first chance to stand out and differentiate your profile from the ones of many other applicants. It’s not a matter of sending a standard CV with one click of a mouse and hoping for the best.
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