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Writing a CV to succeed in pandemic times

  With some kind of normality gradually returning, for those who remain furloughed, have been through redundancy, or are feeling anxious about what their future might hold, it’s now more important than ever to have a compelling CV. More...

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Find your next job by word of mouth

  Does the very word “networking”, send you into a shiver? Do you picture evening mixers, complete with name badge and a row of wine glasses and canapes at one end of the room while awkwardly hanging around wondering what to do and say?...

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Job-searching through Coronavirus

Nearly half of UK companies will furlough between 75% and 100% of their workforce over the next week because of coronavirus, according to a survey. The British Chambers of Commerce revealed 32% of businesses will temporarily lay off staff. And...

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Career stagnating? How to move up

I attended an event last week in which HR Directors were sharing the challenges they have with staff engagement. One company told of the trouble they had in engaging mid-life professionals, men and women, who felt their career had stalled or...

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Is a job search in December worth it?

  Conventional wisdom has it that December is a bad time to look for a job. But conventional wisdom is wrong In fact, there are definite advantages to continuing — and even ramping up — a full-time job search during the holidays. This is no...

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How to choose the right coach for you

The decision to hire a coach to assist you in improving some aspect of your life is an important one. It also brings forth some questions. In much the same way as your exact reasons for hiring a coach are unlikely to be the same as someone...

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