Are you one of those people who’s always known what you want to do when you grow up – like become a doctor, policeman or vet?
Online networking is the new-age way to maintain contact with friends, find dates and while away the hours. Now ‘Generation Facebook’ is beginning to use it as a means of finding not just a real job, but an unreal job.
How do you rise above the average job applicant to become the \'chosen one\' for that job that you just know you\'re going to love? It\'s just like dating really.
There\'s more to a job hunt than opening the newspaper and putting a big red circle around that which catches your eye. Before you even look at what\'s on offer in the big wide world, there\'s a few things you need to do.
Writing a weekly sex column filled with metaphors and rhyming couplets will not buy you daily Cosmopolitans at lunch, let alone a pair of Jimmy Choos.
If your circumstances make you temporarily available, for example when you’re between jobs, studying, travelling or just looking for some extra cash, then temp work can be a great way to do something productive with that extra time.
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Finding your dream job can be a difficult task, and nailing the job interview can be even harder. This process is more daunting still for those with a disability.
You ‘befriended’ your boss on Facebook, you set up a LinkedIn profile and you followed all the relevant people on Twitter. You knew it would only be a matter of time before your networking genius landed you your dream job in a leading company.
Dealing with rejection is never easy, and when you’ve been sending out job application after application only to receive rejection letters back, it’s easy to get disheartened.
Making calls can be one of the hardest things for any job seeker to do. For those who aren’t natural ‘phone people’, the mere thought of it can be enough to induce heart palpitations.
Making cold calls about a job can be very daunting for many people but cold calls can be an effective way of making contacts and tapping into the hidden job market.
Twitter may be an entertaining way of keeping up-to-date with the latest news and gossip, but for job seekers it’s becoming an increasingly useful way of tapping into professional networks and job opportunities.
You can spend weeks perfecting your resume: selecting the perfect font that represents who you are, finding the right alignment for your bullet points and weighing up the pros and cons of hard versus soft copy.
Most of us use social media on a daily basis – but did you know that used strategically, social media can also be a great job search tool? Here are some tips to get you started!
We\'ve come a long way since the sepia-toned sixties, but landing your first job can seem as challenging as ever. Follow these simple steps, and you\'re bound to get off to a good start.