Letters of Application

If you are applying for a new job or sending speculative CVs to prospective employers then you will need to include a covering letter with your CV. A covering letter isn’t supposed to be War and Peace but a succinct letter that emphasises your strong points. It should detail your skills, achievements, work experience and

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Presentation Skills

Success in an interview often comes down to how well you can present yourself and your material. You may also find that for more senior posts you are expected to give a presentation – which could be on any subject from the company’s last fiscal year to the first 5 years of your life! Here

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Job interviews – preparation

The most important thing to bear in mind when being headhunted is that although they know you are good you have to impress in your interview and generally the headhunting company will do the first interview and if that doesn’t go well that very well could be it!

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Headhunting for the Retail Industy

With any industry but especially in retail appointing the right people for board-level executives and mid/senior level management can impact hugely on your company business, so many more companies are choosing to use professional head hunting companies, such as ourselves, to hunt down the most talented candidates in this field.

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Find the right job for you

Deciding your career path is probably one of the biggest decisions you will make in your lifetime. Sure, you can change career, but it’s certainly worth taking a look at your options and putting together a viable career plan right from the beginning, before wasting precious time and money.

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NEGOTIATE YOUR BEST SALARY

The best time to negotiate your new salary is after you are offered a job offer and before you accept it. Knowing that your future employer is keen to hire you provides you with the perfect bargaining opportunity to claim the salary you deserve.

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Your guide to interview success!

Interviews strike fear into most people, regardless of age and experience, but as an essential requirement of getting a job they have to be faced. And with careful preparation and practice there is no reason why you cannot approach your next interview with a high degree of confidence.

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Your job search options

Trying to find a job can be an incredibly scary process, especially if you don’t know where to start… and there are so many places to find out about job vacancies. Our list of job search options should help you to find that perfect job.

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HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT COVER LETTER

Your cover letter is the first chance you have to ‘wow’ your employer, so best to make the most of it. Use the opportunity to make personal contact and create a link between you and the job offered, enticing the reader to want to know more about you by looking through your detailed CV.

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Contemplating a career change?

Jennie McLoughlin from Lifecoach Directory offers some tips on finding the all important reason to make a career shift. Lifecoach Directory has a wealth of information on making big life decisions and a network of qualified UK life coaches ready to help you achieve your career goals.

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Working in hospitality and catering

Hospitality is a widely used term that includes roles in hotels, cruise ships, airlines, restaurants, leisure centres and conference facilities. If you’re customer focused, the possibilities are endless if you can work well in a team, manage pressure and think on your feet.

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