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Monday, December 8th, 2008

IT Skills? Why not Test your Microsoft IQ Free

Brought to you by Wise Owl Business Solutions Test your Microsoft IQ Whether you want to find out what Microsoft computer training level you are at, or simply want to test yourself against your peers, why not take Wise Owl’s Business Solutions simple 15-question test?   Excel Word PowerPoint Access   Alternatively, choose a Microsoft

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Free Skills Assessment Tool

    What are skills and why are they important? A skill is something you’ve learned how to do. You’ve probably got lots of skills you’re not aware of. Identifying your skills can help you think about...

Friday, December 5th, 2008

Job Interviews: How to Answer ‘Why did you leave your last job’ question

Not knowing how to answer ‘Why did you leave your last job?’ question during a job interview is daunting. Just as well, if you have been made redundant or taken voluntary redundancy from your last place of work, it...

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

More Interview Tips and Advice

Remember the 4Ps – PRACTICE, PLAN, PREPARE, PUNCTUAL     The interview begins when you walk through the front door of the organisation and ends when you leave – everyone you meet may be asked for their opinion...

Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Free Classic Combination CV

The ‘Classic’ Combination CV This template allows you to put your experience and education under date ranges so you can combine jobs where you gain similar skills and experiences. Click here to download this template Format – .doc Size...

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

3 Types of CVs: their Advantages and Disadvantages

These are 3 types of CVs: their advantages and disadvantages. They’re discussed so that you as a job seeker can make an informed decision on the best CV for you to use. By Catherine Adenle Explore these...

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

How to Answer 30 Most Common Interview Questions

Persuading the interviewer that you are the best candidate for the job will require knowledge of types of commonly asked questions, the reason behind them, and dealing with them effectively with appropriate answers. Here, we take a...

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Free Job Based CV Templates

Download a free job based CV templates as your CV or Resume is your most important document when it comes to looking for a job. It also helps with your career progression. Securing a job and career progression means more...

Thursday, November 27th, 2008

40 Interview DO’s and DON’Ts

Here are the keys to successful job interviewing. Follow these simple rules and you should achieve success in this important phase of job-hunting. 1.       Don’t just rely on your application, cover letter or CV to do the...

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

Job Search? Try these 10 things

Most job hunters instinctively begin their search by flooding employers with carefully crafted, but often ineffective, CVs. But since many openings go unadvertised, successful job seekers require more thoughtful approaches. Try the following suggestions for a more...

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