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Maintaining your confidence during your job hunt

Losing a job can be a difficult experience and one that can knock your confidence. Confidence is one of the most important things when searching for a job so it’s important to do all you can to stay positive and keep your self-belief. Those that enter interviews with a positive attitude will project that to Read more about Maintaining your confidence during your job hunt[…]

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How to stay resilient during your job search

Looking for a job takes time and energy. If you’ve been out of work for an extended period it is very easy to lose confidence and motivation.  The more resilient you are, the more productive and effective your job search will be. Here are some ways you can help to build up your resilience and Read more about How to stay resilient during your job search[…]

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6 ways to write a memorable post-interview thank-you note

GUEST BLOG: Have you ever sent a follow up thank-you note after an interview?  Is it a nice gesture or a bit over the top?  Here our guest writer, Grace Carter discusses how to get the follow up note right. There are several ways you can make your post-interview thank-you note memorable. Make your note Read more about 6 ways to write a memorable post-interview thank-you note[…]

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CV or LinkedIn? What’s the most important?

LinkedIn has become an integral part of modern job hunting.  It’s a great platform to showcase your skills and experience and lets recruiters find you, giving you access to roles you might not have find otherwise.  You can apply for job through it, using the information stored within it to build a CV tailored to Read more about CV or LinkedIn? What’s the most important?[…]

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What to put in your cover letter?

Cover letters may not play the same role in recruitment as they have in the past, in fact your cover letter might not be a letter at all.  More of a supporting statement added to an email or a job board application. Whatever form it take there is still a need for additional information to Read more about What to put in your cover letter?[…]

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Why you shouldn’t give up your job search in the summer…

The school holidays are fast approaching, or already here for those in Scotland. Rush hour will be slightly less hectic as large chunks of workers head off on their summer holidays. But if you’re looking for a new job it can feel like the whole country has gone on a go-slow… Emails are met with Read more about Why you shouldn’t give up your job search in the summer…[…]