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Become An Efficient Job Seeker in 6 Easy Steps

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What should a job search be, in one word? We’ll plump for ‘quick’. Applications, CV writing, interviews: they’re not the stuff of which good times are made. So if you’re looking for a new job in 2017, let’s make the process as easy – and as quick – as possible by following some simple steps.

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?

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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

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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

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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.

The Top Skills That Will Be In Demand In 2017

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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.

Why now is a great time to understand politics (and its impact on you)

pexels-photoThis year has been remarkable. 2016 will be the year people remember for the untimely deaths of their musical heroes, for the year that Donald Trump turned the race for the White House into an unprecedented descent into bigotry and  bitterness, and it will surely be marked in people’s memories as the year the British people decided to leave the European Union. No one would have predicted the political upheavals the UK has experienced in the past few months.