Monthly Archives: January 2016

Part-time retail jobs are great work experience for students. Employers assess suitability of candidates by viewing CVs and online application forms to look for examples of competencies or employability skills – in other words, they want to know how well you will be able to do the job at hand. Similar Post: Why Your Probation

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There are many benefits of living in a house as opposed to halls, many university halls will allow you to repeat your stay for your second year however first years are often prioritized. When you live in halls you don’t get to pick who live you, (well it depends on your university of course) but

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You may think that 3 years of an undergraduate degree is like a lengthy prison sentence, however it flies by so quickly. During your first and second year of university, you’re not normally thinking about what to do after you finish your undergraduate degree. Life after your undergraduate degree is a scary idea, especially if

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Exam season is in full flow, and for many this is the dreaded Achilles heel that can inspire a huge amount of fear and anguish. Whilst from the outside looking in, it can seem a tough task for someone who isn’t prepared but the most successful essay exam takers are ready for anything that the

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Sure there are a lot of books out there that talk about working less hours and getting more done, ‘The 4 Hour Work Week’ comes to mind. However, the reality of delegating your tasks to VA’s abroad may seem a little far fetched for some. So how can you work smarter without working more hours

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How do you review and build on your skills? It sounds simple but often, it may be difficult. Quiet by nature and an introvert at heart, like some people I tend to like jobs were I can be on my own and left to do my own work. However, most jobs as you know don’t

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You get to your final year at university – and depending upon how organised you are or how you feel, you realise that  I don’t have anything lined up for when I leave this place.’ “I NEED A GRADUATE JOB. “ Blame aside (whether it be laziness, focus upon exams, sheer university enjoyment) – you

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Written by Freda Nomo Have you ever applied to job after job, with little or no luck and lastly sent with a rejection email? It suck doesn’t it, however there is a possibility that you can save the ties with the company. Rejection is a part of the job hunting process and rather inevitable, but

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Panic, fear, confusion. These are some of the things that come to mind when applying for a job. I remember my first ever job – working as paper boy when I was 13 years old. A simple fee of £5-£10 per week to deliver a few hundred newspapers/leaflets per week. Similar Post: Four Mistakes People

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