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24th October 2014

Self-Employment Resources

Self Employment Resources: a range of useful resources for those who are starting up their own company and moving into self-employment

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3rd June 2010

What are the advantages of advertised jobs?

There are many advantages to advertised jobs. They tend to be easy to find, they offer a defined job role, and the employer is clear about what they are looking for.

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3rd June 2010

Dealing with Headhunters

Headhunters work at the senior and professional end of the job market. Ten Tips on how they work, and how to get noticed by them.

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3rd June 2010

Tackling the unadvertised job market

The current economic climate means that many companies have reduced their advertising spend and their use of agencies and headhunters. How do you tap in to this?

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3rd June 2010

Direct Approaches to companies

This job search method involves proactively contacting organisations you would like to work for to offer your services. Who do you target and how to do it?

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3rd June 2010

Handling Stress Interviews

Where a job involves handling pressure, conflict or dealing with difficult people, then the stress interview can be a technique to test if the candidate is likely to cope

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3rd June 2010

Handling tricky interview questions

Interview questions may vary but in essence they are all trying to establish your skills and experience to do the job, your enthusiasm and interest for the job, whether you will fit in.

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3rd June 2010

Managing Recruitment Agencies

Agencies are engaged by companies to find them suitable candidates. They may specialise in particular occupations or sectors or cover a specific geographical location.

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3rd June 2010

What to wear at an interview

Whether you like it or not, your personal appearance will be judged as an expression of who you are and your approach to your work.

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3rd June 2010

Facing Redundancy

Redundancy ranks as one of the most stressful of life experiences for many people. Here are 10 Top Tips from Corinne Mills on coping when the worst happens.

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