Stuck in the same job for too long? Do you dread waking up for work each morning? Maybe a career change is the right thing for you. We give you the top tips for changing career:
1. Evaluate the reasons you want to change? Working out the reasons for wanting to change will help you understand [...]
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Recent data from HM Revenue & Customs records has shown directors and chief executives of major organisations remain the best paid jobs in Britain among women despite the average annual salary decreasing from £115, 576 in 2009 according to the figures.
Public sector workers were among a minority of workers who enjoyed averages rises in salary [...]
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A new survey has revealed that less than half of pupils in their final year of school receive enough advice on their post-exam options.
It seems that many students are being starved of good career advice and it has been suggested that half of the people who go to university are going because “it’s just the [...]
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When you are first entering the world of work it can be very difficult deciding what the right career choice is for you to opt for.
1) Before you make any decisions regarding your career, you need to learn about yourself. Self assessment is crucial to discovering the right career choice. Two important questions you should [...]
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Many application forms require you to complete a personal statement in support of your application. You might be asked to give your reasons for applying’ and other information relevant to the job specification, including your knowledge, skills and experience.
Your personal statement should relate directly to the specifications of the job or course you are applying [...]
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As a careers advice company, we are often asked many questions about C.V.’s. Here is our advice on the question “How long should my C.V. be?”
If you can’t say everything you need to in one page, two pages are ideal. Get your message across succinctly. If your work is technical, you may need to include [...]
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Many career advisors, school bosses and students have welcomed the proposed idea of reforming university applications. The reform would give students the opportunity to pick the course(s) and university after they received the grades.
The changes would mean that students would take their exams earlier in the year and would then apply for places over [...]
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Your CV should include:
It’s obviously very important that these are accurate. And make sure you list the best way to contact you. For example, don’t put your mobile phone number if you don’t always carry it with you. Or better still get in the habit of having it with you!
This is a short statement [...]
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Why do you need a CV?
If you’re trying to introduce yourself to a business or organisation, a CV is a straightforward way to let them know you exist and that you have skills and experience which may be of use to them.
What is a CV for?
Its main purpose is to get you a meeting or [...]
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Some things are better left unsaid. Don’t give an employer any reason to de-select you.
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