How To Get Your Career Change In Motion

Changing careers can be like taking a train trip. You plan it, start at one location and go to your ultimate destination, with stops in between. (Sorry, there are no non-stop career trains.) The basics for getting started are scheduling your departure time and showing up at the station. Here’s how to get yourself moving.

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Career Transition Touchstones

Transitions are not comfortable. Wouldn’t it be nice if career changes were mapped out for us in neat little how-to packages with “start here and go to there” instructions (complete with arrows and signposts to keep us on track)? Sorry, it’s not that easy.

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The Art of the Interview

If the very word “interview” makes your palms sweat and your head itch, then take a deep breath, sit down and read this easy step-by-step guide to acing the interview. Dress appropriately. This one may seem basic, but it’s easier said than done. Before you start your rounds of interviews, be sure to have a

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Stealing a march on the data thieves

It is well-known that the theft of client and candidate databases by consultants who hop from agency to agency is a common problem faced by the recruitment industry. The level of wrongdoing varies from an employee inadvertently leaving a business with a handful of client contacts in his or her mobile phone to a team

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How to achieve a successful roll-out

Enjoying a national footprint is only feasible with strong and well-managed offices throughout the UK. Roll-outs need to be integrated into a strategic plan to ensure business growth is sustainable. From ‘best’ players and roll-out teams, to employee motivation and retention, each key ingredient plays a part in the successful growth and expansion of your

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Make the best out of customer complaints

Even well-run recruitment businesses occasionally receive complaints and, if handled in the right way, complaints allow for service to be improved through rectifying faults that were previously unknown. But did you know that a well-managed complaints system can also increase loyalty and, as a result, sales?

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How to get a brand and get ahead

Brand development seems to be the current in-phrase, but do you really understand how to maximise the power of your brand identity to improve the performance of your business? It’s often all too easy to concentrate on the daily management of recruitment, but can you afford to do this in such an overcrowded, competitive marketplace?

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Video Resumes: Everything You Need To Know

Video resumes can help job candidates stand out in highly competitive job markets, demonstrate professionalism, creativity, initiative, and help job seekers land interviews. It’s important to avoid mistakes, however, because a poor video resume can cause prospective employers to cross you off their lists and can harm your reputation in the industry you want to

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10 Careers That Offer REAL Work From Home Jobs

The old 9-to-5 has never been everyone’s cup of tea. Some people thrive within that type of structure, while others flourish when given freedom. These days, many are ditching the corporate grind in favor of working for themselves. In fact, according to Freelancers Union, nearly one in three Americans are self-employed. Interested in joining the legions

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6 Jobs For Night Owls

There are two kinds of people in the world: early birds and night owls. While early birds rise at the crack of dawn and typically do really well working a traditional 9 to 5 work schedule (or one that starts even earlier), many night owls are just starting to get into the groove around dinner

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10 Signs You’re In The Wrong Job

So you’ve started avoiding their calls, going to events without them, and when your friends ask how it’s going, you awkwardly fake a smile and say unenthusiastically, “It’s great.” While I hate to be the bearer of bad news, the writing is on the wall: it’s time to say goodbye. But, to be clear, I’m

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