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Most jobseekers are aware of the importance of an online presence during the job hunt. Your online reputation has the potential to make or break your future career. Inappropriate online content can put a hiring manager off you completely. For example 17-year-old Paris Brown, Youth Crime Commissioner, came under fire for racist and homophobic comments made on her social media accounts and resigned from her position before the start date because of the bad impression her online presence had created.
However, ensuring your online reputation in no way alters the decisions of the hiring manager isn’t as simple as just not having an online presence. Your online reputation is important because a whopping 91 percent of hiring managers scrutinise social profiles during the hiring process. Read Article »
“Do you have any questions for me?” Seven words that strike fear into the hearts of jobseekers. Following a successful application and interview, this is the question that can trip you up.
Struggling to answer this question is not uncommon and many jobseekers fall apart at this point in their interview. It’s not a trick question; it’s your chance to shine. Here’s how: Read Article »
Picture a meeting room.
Whiteboard? Large table? Slightly uncomfortable chairs?
Meetings can be dull, but the meeting space doesn’t have to be! Here are 10 amazing meeting spaces, try not to be inspired! Read Article »
The difference between being a candidate and being an ideal candidate is having a clearly defined and consistent brand. The concept of a consistent brand can seem a daunting and confusing proposition, but it doesn’t have to be!
Maintain brand consistency with this five step exercise: Read Article »
”Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso.
Do you dream of a thriving creative career but don’t know which path to follow? Here are five career options which will allow you to spread your creative wings: Read Article »