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13th August 2021

Exam results – what now?

Head of the Northern Ireland Careers Service Frances O'Hara answers some frequently asked questions.

13th October 2019

How to refresh your CV

No matter how settled you are in your current role it can be good practice to keep your CV up to date and relevant. Not only will documenting achievements as they happen ensure you don't forget them but it will also save you time and effort if you should find yourself job hunting or wishing to apply for a new role.

24th September 2019

How to manage your student finances

Chances are university will be the first time you have to manage your own money and bills. So, we've put together some helpful tips on how to manage your student finances.

1st September 2019

How to get ready for an interview

If you’ve recently graduated and started applying for jobs then you may be facing your first round of interviews. The key to a successful interview is sound preparation – fail to prepare, then prepare to fail. So, make sure you do your homework. Here are a few interview tips to help get you ready. Research...

17th August 2019

How to deal with exam results

If you haven’t got the exam grades you were hoping for all is not lost. It may mean reconsidering your chosen course or university but there is advice out there to help you. Think about what went wrong If it goes pear-shaped, take a bit of time to reflect upon why. Were A-levels the right...

12th August 2019

How to prepare for university

The new academic year is on the horizon, so take a look at the following checklist (from UCAS) to make sure you’re prepared for university. Are there any other offer conditions you need to meet? Apart from waiting for your exam results, check whether you need to do anything else to get your place. Your...

21st July 2019

How to handle workplace stress

Do you dread the thought of Monday morning and the workload it brings? Most people at one stage or another will suffer from stress in the workplace but there are practical ways to manage it and even positive ways to make it work for you. Here are a few tips on how to handle workplace...

15th July 2019

How to use LinkedIn for job search success

LinkedIn is a professional networking site which helps connect individuals and companies. For many people, having a LinkedIn profile can seem like a hassle that they don’t need or feel that it’s not relevant but with a recent survey suggesting that 94% of recruiters use the site to help vet potential candidates it’s worth investing...

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