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How to Get a Job Working with Children

Posted by | July 25, 2017 |

So you know that you want to devote your life to working with children. You love watching them grow and helping them learn the ways of the world during their most crucial developmental stages. Plus, children and babies are super cute — how can you resist those chubby little cheeks? If you can’t help but […]

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How to Make Your CV Better Than Your Competitors’

Posted by | July 25, 2017 |

There’s a stark difference between putting together a CV and making it really shine. Anyone can write a CV, it isn’t a difficult task. But what is more difficult is making yours memorable — for the right reasons. Your CV is unique to you, so making sure stands out from your competitors’ is so important […]

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How to Cope with Unemployment

Posted by | July 25, 2017 |

Losing your job is never easy — but it happens to the best of us. Sometimes job loss is way out of your control. Perhaps the business you worked for went bust and that forced you into redundancy. Maybe you and the company just weren’t compatible. Whatever the reason you’ve recently become unemployed, learning to […]

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What are the Advantages of a Video Interview?

Posted by | May 31, 2017 |

We’ve already discussed how to succeed in a video interview; we understand why employers use them, how we should act, and what our environment should be like. But what about the benefits of video interviews for employees? Firstly, let’s recap. Video interviews are tools used by employers to screen potential candidates prior to a face-to-face […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Job Hunting in Peterborough

Posted by | May 31, 2017 |

Job hunting is notoriously frustrating – no matter where you live. Peterborough may have regular job advertisements in a great range of fields, but it doesn’t make it any easier to find the right job for you. If you’re in need of a new job, you shouldn’t let the job search put you off changing […]

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Careers in Peterborough: Internships & Apprenticeships

Posted by | May 31, 2017 |

Peterborough is a growing hub of activity. In 2014, it was actually named the fastest growing city in the UK. Between the years 2002 and 2012 alone, Peterborough’s population grew by 27,600 people; a pretty impressive surge of life. As our city is growing at a rate of between 1% and 2% each year, it’s […]

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How to Succeed in a Video Interview

Posted by | May 4, 2017 |

Everyone has heard of face-to-face interviews and telephone interviews, but what about video interviews? Keeping in-line with the advancement of technology in modern businesses and workplaces, video interviews are now a popular addition to many employers’ hiring processes. There are several reasons that a business may request a video interview, as opposed to a standard […]

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How to Impress in a Group Interview

Posted by | May 4, 2017 |

A group interview is an efficient technique used by some companies to save time. If they have more than one job vacancy to fill, such as for Christmas temps in the retail industry, the most economic way for them to screen multiple candidates is by interviewing them all at once. It’s the first step on […]

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How to Apply for a Graduate Job

Posted by | May 4, 2017 |

Becoming a graduate is pretty scary. You’re so used to your schedule being designed for you in the education system that when it’s gone, what are you supposed to do with yourself? Next comes the job hunt. If you’re a soon-to-be or recent graduate, finding a graduate job can be pretty difficult. It isn’t easy […]

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Things You Shouldn’t Do in an Interview

Posted by | January 21, 2017 |

Things You Shouldn’t Do in an Interview

When you focus so much on preparing for your interview in the right way, it’s easy to push the possibilities of what could go wrong to the back of your mind. There are a few things that could cause a slight bit of embarrassment for you during an interview – but we don’t want to be all doom and gloom. Any potential disasters are actually pretty easy to avoid; you’ve just got to make sure that you’re self-aware. These mishaps mostly boil down to manners, body language, and common sense. To help bypass any blunders, we’ve explained 8 things that you shouldn’t do in an interview.

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