Do you want to take control of your job search?

(Almost) every week, I post free tips to help you get your dream job, from how to write an amazing CV to negotiating a job offer.

The EASY way to give your CV a makeover

With the pandemic, did you know what recruitment teams had shrunk?  And at the same time, unemployment in the UK is now at 5% and more people than ever are applying for jobs.  There are less people doing the hiring and record high applying. Sounds like a recipe for disaster!  What this means is that […]

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3 steps to put your job search on autopilot

Does looking for jobs feel like a full time job? When you set your mind on finding a new job, it’s tempting to check if there’s anything new every day, a few times a day.  On the first day of your search, you might get overwhelmed by the amount of jobs you want to apply […]

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10 CV writing tips to get an interview

6 seconds… That’s the average time a recruiter will spend looking at your CV.  If you want a chance to get through to the next stage you’ve got to: Not get eliminated in the first 6 seconds Catch their attention with the information they’re looking for Sounds simple enough… Don’t get disqualified The first thing […]

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5 toxic interviewer personalities and how to deal with them

Interviews are a common way for employers to assess a candidate’s match for a role. But they are also the best way for candidates to decide if they’d like to work there.  They don’t always go to plan. Sometimes it’s on you but other times it’s because the interviewer is behaving badly.  Job interviews are […]

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5 mindset shifts for when you’ve lost your job

The past six months have been hard for the world of employment.  Lockdown, compulsory work from home, furlough, redundancy… We’ve heard those words an ‘unprecedented’ amount of times.  And a number of companies have really suffered in this crisis and had to let go of some of their people.  If you’ve been made redundant, you’ll […]

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How to talk about your salary expectations?

Talking about salary expectations is not something people are comfortable with.  And it’s even harder when you’re out of work or underpaid because your current earnings (or lack of) can make you feel a bit worthless.  But that’s not true!  You are not earning enough because: You are not currently providing a service to a […]

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