BOOST YOUR CAREER PROSPECTS WITH THIS ONE-STOP DESTINATION

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PLACED PERMANENT STAFF ROSE AT A FASTER PACE IN NOVEMBER
#UKLabourMarket | the number of permanent UK placements continues to create positive headlines, with the latest release of stats and figures from the REC…

“Tiny tweaks lead to big changes.

– Amy Cuddy

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WATCH: TED TALK

WHAT MAKES US FEEL GOOD ABOUT OUR WORK?
#WorkTips | according to Dan Ariely, neither joy nor money motivates us to work. Find out how a sense of purpose can help inspire us instead…

READ: CV ADVICE TIPS

HOW TO WRITE A CV
#Basics | emphasise your academic and professional backgrounds, as well as relevant skills. Content is key…

“No one can discover you until you do.

Exploit your talents, skills, and strengths, and make the world sit up and take notice.”

– Rob Liano

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HOW TO WRITE A COVER LETTER
#Introductions | you might find that company culture, values, and career progression are great motivators for applying – highlight this to offer something different to prospective employers…

READ: CV ADVICE TIPS

HOW TO WRITE A CV
#Basics | emphasise your academic and professional backgrounds, as well as relevant skills. Content is key…

“No one can discover you until you do.

Exploit your talents, skills and strengths and make the world sit up and take notice.”

– Rob Liano

#InspiringQuotes

READ: COVER LETTER TIPS

HOW TO WRITE A COVER LETTER
#Introductions | you might find that company culture, values, and career progression are great motivators for applying – highlight this to offer something different to prospective employers…

The UK labour market is looking positive for jobseekers

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THE UK LABOUR MARKET IS LOOKING POSITIVE FOR JOBSEEKERS
#UKLabourMarket | the most recent pieces of research paint a promising picture for those looking to change jobs or kick start their careers…

WATCH: TED TALK

10 WAYS TO HAVE A BETTER CONVERSATION
#InterviewTips | master the art of
conversation with the help of this
delightfully humorous and insightful talk by
writer Celeste Headlee…

The UK labour market is looking positive for jobseekers

READ: MARKET UPDATE

THE UK LABOUR MARKET IS LOOKING POSITIVE FOR JOBSEEKERS
#UKLabourMarket | the most recent pieces of research paint a promising picture for those looking to change jobs or kick start their careers…

WATCH: TED TALK

10 WAYS TO HAVE A BETTER CONVERSATION
#InterviewTips | master the art of
conversation with the help of this
delightfully humorous and insightful talk
by writer Celeste Headlee…

4 signs your CV needs a makeover

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4 SIGNS YOUR CV NEEDS A MAKEOVER
#Presentation| is your CV lacking formatting? Aim for clarity with bold headings, aligned text, and modern, legible fonts…

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you’ve found it.

– Steve Jobs

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CHECKLIST: JOB APPLICATIONS – CV

  • Read the job specification
  • Identify required and desired skills
  • Highlight the key responsibilities
  • Outline academic career in reverse chronological order
  • Tailor work experience to the job specification
  • Share examples of experience to demonstrate transferable skills
  • List references (on request)
  • Proofread and edit

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HOW TO BE PRODUCTIVE WHEN UNEMPLOYED
#BeProactive | swap last night’s pyjamas for clean loungewear. You’ll feel good which will boost your mindset, and help you focus…

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THE REC’S JOBS OUTLOOK – OCTOBER 2016
#MarketUpdate | the latest statistics suggest that “broader economic uncertainty isn’t having an impact on making these decisions.” Find out more…

“If your work speaks for itself,

don’t interrupt.”

– Henry J. Kaiser

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