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job hunting

A client came to me with an advert he downloaded from a jobs website, and asked me the best way to formulate the cover letter, if his C.V. needed ‘tweaking’ and if so where? The first thing I noticed which Read more…


If you are currently on the search for a job you may be finding yourself sending out hundreds of emails to very little response. This may be down to a message that is too long or a message that isn’t Read more…


Over the past few years the idea of a career break has become popular. It makes a lot of sense, after all we spend so much of our lives working that when a chance comes along to spend a year Read more…


Age Discrimination: Am I too old for this job? People will often ask ‘could I be too old for this job? I almost always respond by asking; • What is the job? • What qualifications are specified? • How many Read more…


When an employer reads your CV they are looking for evidence that you can do the job that you have applied for, and that you can do it well. It is essential therefore that your CV provides them with such Read more…


interview

How many times have you come out of an interview feeling that everything has gone well, only to discover that you didn’t get the job? If you are like most people it has happened to you several times, and each Read more…