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Starting your first office job?

Going from full time education to work is a transition. Employers are looking to you to step up, take responsibility and have a professional attitude. But what does that mean? Hopefully these tips below will give you some pointers of what to avoid or be aware of on your first office job … Humour. The […]

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My Job Search Dilemma

Now I’m not currently looking for a job but as we are in the process of creating the Job Search Skills package with Chilli Pepper Global (more on this later); I’ve been thinking a lot about job searches and writing CV’s.  With this in mind I’m wondering if I am the only one who gets […]

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Successful Interview Techniques – Part 3

Following the last 2 blogs, this one is all about successful interview techniques, on how to meet and greet with confidence. 1. Barriers – We naturally create barriers in order to protect ourselves, particularly when we are nervous or feeling unsure. We fold our arms and cross our legs. The more barriers we have the more stilted […]

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Successful Interview Tips – Part 2

Last time I suggested how you might look more confident during your interview and today’s successful interview tips relate to sounding confident – The voice can either betray a lack of confidence or help to create the impression that you are both confident and competent, and if you sound like you know what you are […]

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Successful Interview Tips – Part 1

So you want to know how to get through your next interview and secure that job? It’s all very well having the knowledge for the job, but if you don’t come across as competent and confident, you’re going to struggle to beat the competition! So in this first post on successful interview tips and techniques (there […]

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