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How To Beat Interview Nerves

pexels-photo-70292It’s totally normal to be nervous before an interview. The problem is that a shaky voice, sweaty palms and shifting in your seat are almost guaranteed, in combination, to torpedo your chances of winning that job. It’s no wonder that many of us are desperate to find a way to remove all nerves and anxiety before a big interview.

What Is A Marketing Manager?


If you’re thinking about a career in marketing, you’re not alone. Marketing is an extremely popular career path – and there’s no wonder. It can be a creative, intellectually stimulating, well-paid and rewarding industry in which to work. It has the potential to touch on all aspects of business from strategy to execution, and covers a multitude of opportunities from product development to trading strategy via sponsorship and web design. It can also be demanding and at times pressurised, but many marketing professionals would say the pros significantly outweigh the cons.

How To Build Your Career Tribe: How The People You Meet Outside Of Work Can Help Your Career


Who are the people that help you most with your career decisions and progress? Colleagues and bosses might play a large part, but it’s people outside of work who often influence and motivate you the most. The desire to give your mum something to tell the neighbours about; the teacher who saw your potential; the friends who know exactly what it is you need from a job: their advice and support is invaluable.

How To Write A Resignation Letter


Leaving a job can be a fraught experience with a lot to think about and to navigate. Luckily, one of the most important tasks – that of writing a resignation letter – is also one of the easiest to get right, especially if you follow the steps below.

What Christmas Can Teach Us About Work


The run-up to Christmas can be hectic: a whirl of preparations, parties and present wrapping. But when Christmas is upon us, it often brings two or three days of peace. Some real time off from everyday life, time to think and reflect, can be one of the season’s biggest gifts, if used well. Lessons to be learned about working life, for example, will give you renewed focus in the coming year.  

The Best New Year’s Resolutions for Job Seekers

scrabble-resolutionsWhatever 2016 threw at you, 2017 is going to be your year. We can feel it! If you keep to the below (easy! effective!) resolutions in the New Year, your job search is going to be re-energised, targeted, and successful. So enjoy the mince pies, the board games and the turkey sandwiches, safe in the knowledge that you’ll be off to a flying start in January.

The Top Skills That Will Be In Demand In 2017


The end is in sight for 2016 – and it’s time to get optimistic for 2017. Next year has the potential to be your best one yet, professionally speaking. So let’s which find out which skills employers will be falling over themselves to hire you for.