Free Career Resources

This section of our site is dedicated to giving free career resources, guides and useful information to all job seekers or career changers.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Useful Links

Useful Links: find a handful of useful resources on career management, planning and development here.

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