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Learn How To Dazzle with your Cover Letter!

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Don’t let your cover letter become an after-thought. Believe it or not, your cover letter can be just as important as your resume or CV.

Most job seekers will put their heart and soul into crafting the most perfect and well-balanced resume, but their efforts will fall flat if they don’t give the same level of care and attention to their cover letter. Your cover letter may be more important than you think when trying to get your foot through the door for a coveted interview slot.

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Job Search

How to Apply for a New Job when you are Over 50

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Job searching is often a challenging task regardless of what age you are. However, there is often a common misconception amongst employers when it comes to older job applicants.

Many employers see mature candidates as possibly being too overqualified for the job on offer to even be considered. A lot of employers also feel uncomfortable about the job package being offered not being rewarding or well-paid enough to be able to hold on to a very experienced mature candidate, especially one that may have been used to a higher salary or being rewarded with greater job benefits in their previous role.

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Career Advice

Do You Have a 5 or 10 Year Career Goal Checklist?

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When you think about it, we all have to work for a long time before reaching retirement age. With so many years to fill, it is not uncommon for many of us to have a five, ten or even fifteen year or more career plan. Whether that is seeking out progression and promotion within one target company or industry, or having ambitions to learn skills and build a network of business contacts to enable you to go it alone at some point by setting up our own business.

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Job Search

How To Job Search While Still Employed (The Sneaky Way)

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It often happens. You take a job that seems perfect for you, but after a while in that position you find yourself with itchy feet and looking for more of a challenge. Either that or you find yourself in an unfortunate situation where you have been told your employment contract will not be renewed due to budget cuts or company restructuring.

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Job Search

How To Structure Your Job Searching Activities

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When you first start out looking for work, it can be very easy to let your enthusiasm take over. This can often result in you falling into the trap of applying for every single job that comes across your path – sometimes not even being in an industry or job sector that you have any real interest in!

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Career Advice

Thinking About A Change Of Career?

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Many people decide to change career at some point in their lives. Often it can be a decision that has been forced upon them through redundancy, or after suffering from a severe injury that prevents them from continuing in the same line of work. But sometimes a change of career can be a personal choice when you finally decide to follow your dreams and do a job that you love instead of one that you may well have simply fallen into out of convenience or family expectations.

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