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Top 25 Toughest Interview Questions (2014) – UK Edition

With more people across the UK finding work and competing for new opportunities, the jobs market is big news. And let’s not forget that with hundreds of thousands of students set to graduate this summer, recruiters are going to be busy. So what should UK job seekers expect when it comes ...

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4 Tips to Stand Out as a ‘Cross-Functional’ Job Seeker

Today's job seekers must go above and beyond to stand out to employers if they want to land a job. Having a competitive advantage in the workforce requires job seekers to understand what skills are in demand by employers and how they can become easily trained upon being hired. One th...

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How to Network with the Right Recruiter

If you are out of work or, simply open to new opportunities, and you meet a recruiter: DO NOT start pitching your resume to them. Why? You might be wasting each other’s time! Just because someone is a recruiter doesn’t mean they are in a position to help you. For example, back in the d...

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4 Signs You Chose the Right Job

Finding a career that you’re passionate about can be incredibly difficult. In the world today, there are twice as many disengaged, unhappy workers than there are people who love their jobs. There are so many factors that people worry about when looking for employment that they often ...

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10 Tips to Improve Social Media Productivity

The last time I checked, we are all still only getting 24 hours in a day. Yet, according to current data, the average American is engaging in some form of social media for 3.2 hours per day via a smartphone, tablet or computer. This is not really a surprise given that there are well over 3...

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5 Ways to Win an Employee Referral and Get Hired

When it comes to landing a job fast, it's all about the people you know -- and the people who know you. According to Jobvite, 55 percent of employer referrals get hired faster than candidates from company career sites. In addition, HR professionals rate employee referrals as the No. 1 s...

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How To Turn Your Temp Job into a Full-Time Job

Temporary workers are no longer just that. Increasingly companies are using temp and contractors to find full time employees, relying on short term projects to weed out the good and the bad. That’s great news for job seekers looking to land a full time job. But it doesn’t mean every...

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4 Ways to Avoid Being Called a ‘Job Hopper’

As the global economy recovers, confidence is returning to the jobs market. The UK jobs market is currently growing at its fastest rate for 43 years, while the US reported record jobs growth in April. But, just because there may be more opportunities out there than a few years ago, it i...

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INFOGRAPHIC: How to Find a Job You Love – Student Edition

The end of the school year is here and many students and recent graduates are looking for the perfect summer internships or to land their first, entry-level positions. With a recovering economy and many companies focusing recruiting dollars on hiring recent graduates, young professionals a...

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5 Tips to Get Yourself Noticed as a Job Seeker

Every job seeker knows they need to get noticed by employers, but the most important thing they want to understand is how. Being a job seeker in today's workforce is a challenge. There's isn't a one-size-fits-all solution to help job seekers land a job. In fact, if you want to be a sta...