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Read thoughts from employers, recruiters and other experts in job seeking.


Be encouraged by the words of wisdom and experience of people who are experts in the job seeking process.


Observations in recruitment
My name is Margaret Wairima, I, am in Sales and Marketing at a Clothing Industry, in the department of Marketing strategies, Development and Formulation. Hiring and recruiting is a bitter sweet experience, both parties are always expectant of each ot...
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Make sure your CV is up to date and relevant. Short and sweet CV tips and advice.
I am Emma, a Senior Recruitment Specialist based in the UK who currently recruits for all levels of candidates across Sales, Marketing & Digital positions.Over the past 8 years I have worked in agency recruitment. Unsure what an agency recruiter ...
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The importance of well-tailored cover letters and impressive Resumes
This is Joy, I am responsible for bringing and onboarding talented volunteers for specialised and diverse roles and conducting and Bi-Annual Recruitment Drives, which allows interviewing and screening numerous individuals who are starting their ...
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Appreciate the Opportunities of Employment
My name is Paul Mitchell, they call me Master Paul and I am the Founder and Master Instructor of a taekwondo organisation, but it was not always like that.I have had so many jobs, (I think about 20), but there is one thing I always have done for ever...
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Reaching out to people to open doors
If you’re hunting your first job, it’s vital to map the territory you’re travelling into.Desk research helps, but talking to people works best: you find out what jobs are really like, and you hear personal stories which inspire you.Start with f...
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5 skills every recruiter or business owner looks for in a candidate
From Cleaner to Receptionist, to Sales Executive to CEO there are 5 skills or ‘competencies’ that make you a standout employee in todays workplace. 1. More recently and for self-explanatory reasons, agility has taken over as the most importa...
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You’re Going to Have Bad Days & Good Days
I tell every new hire that I Interview… is that you’re going to have good days and bad days. I only really care about the good days. So don’t worry about the bad days, it's going to happen but tomorrow will be a new day and hopefully it wi...
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"We will not be proceeding with your application" - words we don't like to hear
Words no one likes to hear. In the silence of applying for an endless stream of jobs, they’re not the words you hoped to hear. Rejection usually begins in the job description where experience is needed. Rejection is painful. Repeated rejection dest...
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Blockages which can get in your way of securing a job
For job seekers who are trying so hard to secure a job and are not successful, please look at any Blockages you may have. These blockages can be: you go into an interview thinking that "other people are better than yourself" or "more qualified." Some...
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Rejection is the greatest teacher
When I was 17, I had dreams of being a millionaire. I thought the best way to make this happen was to skip University and sell up a storm in the real estate industry. However, I was turned away for being too young and instead found myself working as ...
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Acing Interviews
Interviews are like roller coasters. They can be terrifying events to avoid at all costs or they can be an exhilarating high. You get to choose! Physiologically, stress and excitement create the same responses: faster heart rate & breathing,...
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Planning your job search makes it easier to say YES or NO!
My advice is to ensure you have a clear plan and strategy as to what you want and why before commencing any application process. Accepting a job is like entering in to a committed relationship. When selecting our life partners we all have a list...
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The #1 tip for successful job seeking in any industry
The #1 tip to find a job in any industry and at any level in an organization is to completely ignore the garbage advice "you have to sell yourself!" in your interactions with potential employers.You may have received this inane recommendation from fr...
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A Word of Wisdom from Daniel
As someone who has been in the film industry for over ten years, I've seen a lot of people give up their dreams out of fear or just feeling a lack of confidence in their abilities.You never know what you can accomplish until you try and everyone...
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Hitting A Moving Target
Whether you are an entry level professional or a seasoned pro, beginning your job search is not always a clear path forward. You may zigzag across industries, titles, and for profit and nonprofit landscapes. While this can be exciting, it may also be...
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