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Looking to progress your career? How to Make Sure You Get the Most from Your Recruiter

When it comes to finding a new job, it’s not as simple as perfecting your CV, scouring the press and various websites and then applying, although in some respects the new way to job-hunt is actually easier in a lot of ways. Now you register with an agency and let them do all the work for you. (Or do you)? Let’s answer that in a moment. More and more businesses are using recruitment professionals to fill their vacancies, as it...

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Don’t Just Survive Your Appraisal Own It!

An appraisal is an excellent opportunity to review progress, establish your objectives, celebrate success and have an open two-way conversation with your line manager. However, if you don’t plan for your appraisal, there is every chance that you won’t get the most from it. Our guide will help you to get organised. Know the Desired Outcome As with any meeting, it is essential to know what your desired outcome is from your appraisal process. Essentially, rather than fearing the risk...

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Academic or Experienced?

Rightly or wrongly, there’s probably nothing more galling for an engineering veteran with 20 years or more under their belt than a ‘jumped-up’ graduate with little or no experience of the “real” working world. This is not graduate-bashing time, some do realise their deficiencies and want to learn from the very veterans their presence has irritated, but others irk even more by strutting around spouting paragraph after textbook paragraph, only to find themselves stumped at the first problem that doesn’t...

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How to Deliver Awesome Presentations

Increasingly, interviewers are looking for interactive elements to help them identify the right candidate, and presentations are a common way of testing candidates on the vital skills they will need to perform within the role. As with the vast majority of business activities, planning lies at the heart of your presentation success. Know Your Audience This is key to pitching your presentation correctly and tailoring your content to match what they want to know. It’s important also to establish how...

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How to Improve Emotional Intelligence

You probably know someone who you feel has more highly-developed emotional intelligence than you do, perhaps wondering how you can improve your own skills. While you might think emotional intelligence comes naturally and can’t be learnt, there are in fact significant steps you can take to enhance the way in which you handle your emotions and react in certain situations.   Become more self-aware Take time to recognise how you’re feeling and try to establish why you feel the way...

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