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Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Have You Thought of Writing a Performance CV?

If you have identified that you need a performance CV, this post is for you. Generally you will find the layout described here will work for you. Please feel free to add other sections as required or change the ordering of later sections to suit you. Profile/Summary This should be a short summary of your

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

10 More Things You Musn’t Forget to Leave Out of Your CV

1. Lists of publications unless you are a scientist or academic, if asked for a list, then include these. However, significant publications may be included as achievements. 2. Very personal information Don’t include your age, weight, height, health,...

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

10 Things to Leave Out of Your CV

These are 10 things to leave out of your CV. Explore these 10 things to leave out of your CV if you want to prepare and send an effective CV to potential employers.   By Catherine Adenle Know...

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

Searching for a Job? Will networking really make a difference?

Why you need to network Networking is a job search technique that is highly recommended because it can often open up career opportunities in an intensely competitive job market – with too many candidates chasing too few...

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

10 Ways to Stay Happy at Work

How often do you feel miserable or have Sunday evening blues? Every now and again, or every week without fail? If it’s the latter, maybe you should start thinking about moving on…mind you, a lot of preparation...

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

The 10 Worst Mistakes Career Changers Make

Changing careers is never easy. Half the world thinks you’ve lost your mind, headhunters say you’ll never work again and your mother-in-law steps up the old, “I told you so” routine. But for many burned-out, bored or...

Friday, January 30th, 2009

You’ve Got 10 Seconds to Impress Me – 10 Things NOT to do on your CV

When you submit your CV it had better be good. The recruiter who receives your application will probably have dozens or even hundreds of CVs to shift and sort. So you’ll be lucky if your CV is...

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

10 Ways to Bounce Back from Bad Interviews and Job Rejections

These are 10 ways to bounce back from bad interviews and job rejections. I bet you or someone you know have been rejected for job positions in the past and just before reading this article, if you...

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

10 Vital Tips on Career Advancement

According to the good people of AllBusiness, many career experts agree that the best time to look for a new job is while you are still comfortably in your old one. If you’re starting to feel unchallenged...

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

15 Excuses for Calling in Sick

It’s 6 a.m. and you are about to throw the alarm clock out the window. It’s too cold out, you’re tired, you had one too many in the pub last night, you’ve really got to clean your...

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