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Be Brave! The sum of the parts is greater than the whole!

When you are looking to make a step change in your career – be brave. Ultimately, it’s up to you to make it happen. I’m writing this piece to demonstrate that it is possible to leverage your transferable skills and

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Posted in Career, Career Transition, Personal Brand, Skills

Job Search Strategy: Weekly Roundup 2.6.17

Building a job search strategy before you hit the market is becoming more and more important.
Their are many touch points and prongs to ensure you capture and win opportunities.
Strategic? Or Transactional?
It’s your choice.

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Posted in Applying For a Role, Career, Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Personal Brand, Recruitment, Skills

Your first interview? What the Hiring Manager Needs to See and Hear: A Quick Summary.

This is a summary of a recent set of articles by Julian Smith which covered 4 key areas you need to pass to impress the hiring manager at your first interview. One: Make a Good First Impression Little things do

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Posted in Interview Skills

What the employer is looking for during the first interview: Test 4.

In this series of 4 articles Julian Smith provides you with some clear guidelines as to what the typical hiring manager expects of you at an interview.  Today we take Test 4, Prove your skill set. Setting the Scene In

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Posted in Interview Skills

What the employer is looking for during the first interview: Test 3.

In this series of 4 articles Julian Smith provides you with some clear guidelines as to what the typical hiring manager expects of you at an interview.  Today we take Test 3, Fit The Culture. Setting the Scene In my

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Posted in Interview Skills

What the employer is looking for during the first interview: Test 2.

In this series of 4 articles Julian Smith provides you with some clear guidelines as to what the typical hiring manager expects of you at an interview.  The articles will be published in four parts starting today. Setting the Scene

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Posted in Interview Skills

What the employer is looking for during the first interview: The 4 hurdles you need to jump.

In this series of 4 articles Julian Smith provides you with some clear guidelines as to what the typical hiring manager expects of you at an interview.  The articles will be published in four parts starting today. Setting the Scene

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Posted in Interview Skills

Using Transferable Skills at Your Job Interview

Do you leave your transferable skills at the door of the interview room? Hindsight is a wonderful thing…. Right?  Well not when you’ve blown the interview it isn’t.  That’s a lost opportunity – however you call it. During your interview

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Posted in Curriculum Vitae, Interview Skills, jobs, Recruitment

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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Posted in Communications, Curriculum Vitae, CV, Interview Skills, jobs, Others, Recruitment

Winning The Right To Interview

Winning The Right To Interview As a Career Coach I interact with many job seekers.  Some are currently in a role, others have recently had their roles disestablished.  Most think they’re the ideal candidate for the role(s) they’re now applying

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Posted in Applying For a Role
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