Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Referee Is An Integral Part of Your Job Search Strategy

Obviously a referee is a ‘trusted 3rd party in your job search.  Therefore treat them as a partner – not an afterthought. Who You Choose Identify relevant referees as early as possible.  Aim for at least 3 referees with 2

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Graduates: Marketing Yourself to Score Your First Role

So – in amongst many hundreds of other students, you’re about to graduate. Your grades, practicals and assignments have been ‘OK’. How do you pitch your value above others – especially those with better grades? Actually, it’s not just all

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Should You Involve Recruitment Consultants as Part of Your Job Search Strategy?

The answer to that question is;  Most likely yes. But how do you get the best results? Recruitment consultants come in all shapes and sizes, and I’m not talking about their body shapes! (although that’s true too). So you need

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Cracking The Interview Chestnut with Benefit Statements

You must be heartily sick of hearing Career Coaches pounding on about ‘key skills and achievements’. Actually – I am too, so I’m going to take a different approach. Writing skills and achievements is the easy part. Articulating the benefit

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The Art of Positioning for Your Next Role

My new role ‘to-do list’ looks something like this…. Engage Career Coach to kick butt! (tick) Develop a ‘killer’ value proposition! (tick) Find an exciting looking role that will catapult my career! (tick) All ticked…. Great! You’ve gotten this far

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