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So you’ve graduated, what next?

Most university students are buried under a pile of research and revision right now but, for many, thoughts will be turning to the end of the academic year and, quite possibly, the end of life as a student.  Many will

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How to write an academic CV

Having a decent CV is a really important aspect of the job application process for any jobseeker. However, different jobs often require a different approach from your CV. It’s standard recruiter advice for jobseekers to have several ‘versions’ of a

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How to get a Christmas job

We toyed with calling this blog ‘All I Want for Christmas is a Job’ or ‘Getting a Job at the Most Wonderful Time of the Year‘ but knowing you’ll be inundated with festive frivolity soon enough we stuck with a

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Should you get a Christmas job?

After a wonderful, balmy September the weather is finally on the change and summer 2014 is finally coming to an end. With it, our thoughts naturally turn to the other end of the year and the upcoming festive season. But

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How to write a personal statement for your CV

Writing a CV is an intimidating and time-consuming process for most people. Just take a look at some of the most common questions we’re asked about CV writing: What layout do I use? Should it be skills based or experienced

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How to write a cover letter

Surveys have found that, on average, employers spend approximately half a minute scanning a job application. All the hours of hard work and research you put into your job application are wasted if you can’t catch the attention of your

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Jobseekers, get the best out of LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the best social media channels for jobseekers to get active on. You can connect with companies you’d like to work for, you can strike up conversations with like-minded individuals and you can keep updated with all

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Candidates: what does your social media profile say about you?

Do you think twice before updating your Facebook status or Twitter feed?  A new survey published by recruitment specialists, oilandgaspeople.com, may give you pause for thought in future. The survey, conducted by the energy industry employment experts, analysed the head-hunting

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