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Apr 10th

Interview advice roundup



This is also part of the #GetBritainWorking initiative. Tips for making the most of the interview, asking the right questions, and making a great impression! Read »

Apr 8th

Get Britain Working!



Lots of great CV writing advice all in one place! Read »

Category: Writing a CV
Mar 25th

Do you have what it takes to be an effective sales leader?



small_7850997682“The last few years have been the toughest ever,” says Steve Jessop founder of sales improvement specialist, Quantum Sales and Marketing Services. Decision-making processes are ever more centralised and “elongated” in a recession; while in terms of career progression, there are fewer senior sales positions, says Martin Knowles, Commercial Director. Organisations with an eye on their overheads are merging the sales and marketing function, or meshing UK sales with European sales; or eliminating roles entirely, getting sales to report directly to the MD. Read »

Category: Leadership
Mar 3rd

National Apprenticeship Week



When university tuition fees are making a degree an ever-more impossible dream, school leavers might think their options are limited. Read »

Feb 3rd

Why IT executives need to be business leaders



large__2137729430The key requirement to being a successful CIO is to be a business leader “first and foremost” - although one with a specific responsibility for IT, says Professor Joe Peppard, Director of the IT Leadership Programme at Cranfield School of Management. Read »

Category: Leadership
Dec 30th

Trends to look out for in 2014



small_3488188022Will 2014 be a good year for you? Read »

Dec 12th

3 LinkedIn tips for jobseekers



logo_132x32_2The general consensus is that 2014 will be a better year for the economy - and a better year for job seekers. Read »

Nov 11th

3 alternative job search strategies



large__3154003517If you're sick and tired of the same old job search strategies, there's probably not much energy or enthusiasm in your applications. Read »

Oct 16th

Why you need a career plan



large__6829454435This is a post I wish I'd written for myself five years ago. Read »

Category: Career dilemmas
Sep 17th

Shopfront, sausage and sizzle : 3 crucial CV factors



large__8140959437 You're asking a lot from your CV. In only two pages (or sometimes even one) you need to show a hiring manager that you can do the job, that you're the sort of person that they're looking for, and that you'll make a great impact on the organisation. Read »

Category: Writing a CV