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8

Mar

Showing your worth with aptitude tests

Posted on 8th March 2013  |   Add a comment

Employers are frequently looking for new and innovative ways to help them hire the right candidate for a particular role, and these can often included aptitude tests, online assessments and assessment centres. Anne Richardson from the Department for Employment and...

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22

Feb

How to be... A Childminder

Posted on 22nd February 2013  |   Add a comment

HOW TO BE A... CHILDMINDER IF you like the idea of working from home, love children and have endless patience then a career as a  childminder might be perfect for you. Childminders usually look after children from their own homes while the child's...

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22

Feb

Why we need recruitment consultants

Posted on 22nd February 2013  |   Add a comment

Why we need recruitment consultants

GRAFTON's Beth McMaw gives her advice for employers wishing to appoint a recruitment consultant.  The recruitment industry is renowned for attracting hungry, self-motivated and resilient people into the role of Recruitment Consultant. All of these are absolutely 100% essential competencies for...

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19

Feb

Drop In Centre To Help Boost Job Prospects

Posted on 19th February 2013  |   Add a comment

EXPERT careers advice is more accessible than ever thanks to the Careers Resource Centre.With its new ‘drop in' Saturday service, free careers information and guidance are now available six days a week.Aiming to be equally relevant to those in employment...

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15

Feb

Don't kill your career through social media

Posted on 15th February 2013  |   Add a comment

With social media increasingly used as a recruitment tool, is it time for us to pay more attention to what we put online? Chad Greggor explains: Recruiters are warning that young people and graduates risk their chances of employment by what they...

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15

Feb

Social media buttons you should push

Posted on 15th February 2013  |   Add a comment

IN today’s world, social media is becoming an increasingly useful tool when searching for a job.  Websites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook can be used in a number of ways when both researching careers and job-hunting.  There a few things to...

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12

Feb

A Push Up The Career Ladder

Posted on 12th February 2013  |   Add a comment

A Push Up The Career Ladder

High climber: Employment and Learning Minister Dr Stephen Farry has welcomed the Department of the Environment’s commitment to offering work experience opportunities to unemployed people under the Steps to Work programme. He is joined by Environment Minister, Alex Attwood and...

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8

Feb

How To Be A... Flight Attendant

Posted on 8th February 2013  |   Add a comment

Dreaming Of A High-Flying CareerIF you enjoy flying and like the idea of a career that gives you the opportunity to travel then a role as an air host/hostess might be for you.Although full, on-the-job training will be provided there...

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8

Feb

Reeling In New Talent

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Reeling In New Talent

Big screen ambition: John Walls from film training company Giga Training, and Sonya Burns, programme manager for Southern Partnership, are looking for young Spielbergs. The Intergenerational Good Relations film project gives participants the chance to train with industry professionals and...

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8

Feb

Ten Things You Shouldn’t Do In An Interview

Posted on 8th February 2013  |   Add a comment

Anne Richardson from the Department for Employment and Learning’s Careers Service highlights a number of common mistakes that can be made during interviewsWITH the job market more competitive than ever it’s important to remember there are some things you should...

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