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April 26, 2021

Tips for helping students make the most of LinkedIn

Why wait to graduate when you can start building up a catalogue of experience and contacts early?

Tags: networking / job-seeking / LinkedIn

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Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.

Albert Einstein

November 17, 2020

5 recruiter tips for getting your resume seen

A resume serves a firm purpose, so you need to make sure everything about is in sync with that purpose: landing the job.

Tags: Elaine Mead / VCs / job-seeking

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October 19, 2020

9 tips for choosing the right professional referees

Here is one Career Practitioner’s advice for getting organised and being strategic with your references.

Tags: Helen Green / CVs / Career Advice / Job-seeking

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September 17, 2020

How to explain gaps on a resume

The best way to explain any gap on your resume is to assume you’ll be asked about it and make sure you prepare your answer. 


Tags: Elaine Mead / CVs / Job-seeking

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August 6, 2020

How to handle job rejections like a pro

In today’s competitive market, applying for jobs usually goes hand-in-hand with rejection.

Tags: Elaine Mead / Jobs / job-seeking / CVs

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July 5, 2020

6 ways to get your job search back on track

Losing a job or part of your professional identity can be a shock to the system. When you’re ready to take the next step forward, there’s plenty of ways to do so.

Tags: career advice / Elaine Mead / Job-seeking / networking

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A ship in a harbour is safe - but that is not what ships are built for.

John Shedd

June 11, 2020

5 ways to grow your professional network from home

Any activity can be an opportunity to network if you approach it with an open mind, curiosity, and passion to learn more about those around you.

Tags: Elaine Mead / networking / job-seeking

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