Here are a few more do’s and don’ts for being at your best during a job interview Job Interview Do’s: Preparing for a job interview is essential to making a good impression. Employ these handy job interview techniques to win over your interviewer: Plan to arrive on time or a few minutes early. Late arrival…

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LinkedIn’s professional network allows both active job seekers and passive candidates to promote their capabilities to an audience of international companies and recruiters. Connect with past and present colleagues to grow your network and optimise your chances of being hired through referrals. Executives from the world’s top companies are on LinkedIn, giving members an opportunity-rich…

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Resigning from a job is something that most of us will have to face at some point in our careers – and there’s a right way and a wrong way to do it. If you’re thinking about quitting your job, here’s our best-practice guide to help you decide when to resign and how to resign.…

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It’s always a good idea to regularly check your online presence, especially before you start looking for your next job. It is important to know what anyone in the public domain can see about you and tweak your online profile in order to ensure a positive digital footprint. An online background check by recruiters and…

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With hundreds of resumes coming their way, recruiters and hiring managers have limited time to read each resume in detail. In a matter of seconds, your resume either makes it on the shortlist, or not. As with any written content, there is an art and science behind writing a resume. Let’s examine what typically goes…

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Want to find new hires who will perform and stay? Then don’t follow these common practices. In my 16 years in recruitment, I’ve seen the all-too-common mistakes many hiring managers make when they recruit for new hires. It’s understandable – time is limited and we all naturally fall back on the practices that seem most…

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You might think that to attract top talent you need to show them the money – because that’s what job candidates want most, right?  Not any more. Hudson research shows that for the first time in several years, work life balance is the single most important thing a job seeker is looking for in a…

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Effective professional networking tips In today’s connected world, networking is a career necessity – but it’s one that comes easily to some and not to others. Yet when done properly, business networking can make a massive difference to your career, often leading to new professional opportunities that you might otherwise have never been given. When…

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Congratulations! Your carefully crafted cover letter has managed to impress, your CV has demonstrated that you have relevant skills and experience, and you’ve been invited to an interview with your prospective employer in two days’ time. While you’ve already thought about whether you might be a good fit when you applied for the role, now is the…

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