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New articles added for December 2020!

Researching an Employer

Researching an Employer

Approaching the job market can be a daunting prospect, but with some organisation and a computer you can find out all you need to submit an excellent application and prepare for that all-important interview.
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Improve your employability with a Civilian Work Attachment

Improve your employability with a Civilian Work Attachment

Trial Attachments, also known as Civilian Work Attachments (CWAs) are opportunities for you to gain experience and insight into organisations of potential interest whilst still employed and being paid by the Armed Forces.
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HMRC Launch New Business Support Tax App

HMRC Launch New Business Support Tax App

HMRC have launched a new mobile application available now on Apple and Android devices. More detail and links to the app stores are included below.
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Focus on: Working for a Charity

Focus on: Working for a Charity

There are over 160,000 registered charities in the UK, employing 800,000 workers, of which 650,000 are fulltime equivalent (FTE) paid staff. Thanks to the diverse range of skills sought by the industry, a career in the Charity/Not for Profit sector is an option available to many Service leavers.
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Structuring your Job Search

Structuring your Job Search

As with all good campaigns you need a plan, and searching for a job is a campaign - read our tips on structuring your job search.
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Preparing for Assessment Centres

Preparing for Assessment Centres

An interview alone can be a daunting prospect but when an employer asks you to attend an assessment centre this can cause panic... thankfully, there are many ways to help prepare for an assessment centre and give yourself the best chance of being the stand-out candidate at the end of the day.
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Succeeding at Competence Based Interviews

Succeeding at Competence Based Interviews

Competence-based recruitment is a process of recruitment based on the ability of candidates to produce anecdotes about their professional experience which can be used as evidence that the candidate has a given competency.
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Managing Your Finances

Managing Your Finances

Looking after your personal finances - it's easier said than done – there’s always something more interesting to do - but rarely anything more important. Read our tips on ensuring you're financially prepared.
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Body Language at Interviews: Make the Right Impression

Body Language at Interviews: Make the Right Impression

By the time you get to the interview you should have already done your homework on the company, read up on any recent company news, practiced how to answer the more commonly asked questions and figured out what to wear, but sometimes employers learn more about you through your body language than by anything you actually say.
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Networking Hints & Tips

Networking Hints & Tips

Networking is more than shaking hands and exchanging business cards. We network every day without thinking about it – from talking to your barber about business during a haircut to being introduced to a ‘friend of a friend’!
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The Benefits of Using Social Media in Your Job Search

The Benefits of Using Social Media in Your Job Search

In a world where we live our lives on public forums, the importance of having a professional online profile cannot be over-stated. Read our hints and tips on how to utilise social media as a successful part of your job search.
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