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Career Management Resources

Personal Career Management clients have access to on-line specialist career resources and market intelligence.  Their research needs are also met by a dedicated Client Resource Manager.

However, the following are available to all visitors on our website and are a compilation of useful resources and career articles.

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Useful career-related articles:

Interviews: Actions speak louder than words

By following a few simple rules, you can ensure that you convey the right message during your interview.

Free guide to negotiating a settlement agreement

If you are leaving your employer and have been offered a compromise agreement, check out our guide to how to get the best from your exit.

Top tips on selecting an outplacement company

If you are leaving your company, whether it is as a result of redundancy or an agreed parting of the ways, then outplacement services can be of great benefit in supporting your transition into a new job.

Facing Redundancy

Redundancy ranks as one of the most stressful of life experiences for many people. However, in the process of leaving, it is important that you protect your interests.

Preparing for Interview

The single-most effective thing you can do to enhance your likelihood of success at interview, is to prepare fully and well.

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.

Managing Recruitment Agencies

Agencies are engaged by companies to find them suitable candidates.

Using Social networking sites to help in your job search

There has been an explosion in the popularity of on-line communities where people can network, exchange information and ideas as well as advertise their wares.

Handling tricky interview questions

Interview questions may vary but in essence they are all trying to establish the following…

Handling stress interviews

It’s not only the candidates in The Apprentice for whom the interview can be an excruciating experience.

Direct approaches to companies

Sometimes called the “speculative approach”, this involves proactively contacting organisations to offer your services.

Dealing with Headhunters

Headhunters work at the senior and professional end of the job market. They are typically…

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.

Advertised market

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

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