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On the 12th Day of Christmas…

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TWELVE Careers Tips from Famous People

Have a great Christmas Vacation…

Celebrate your achievements…

And if you get the opportunity… do a little bit of Networking! :)

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On the 11th Day of Christmas…

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ELEVEN tips from Disney

We’re very close to vacation time now, so thought it was time for some fun!

Ever thought that you’d like your life to be like a Disney movie?

The link below provides a compilation of lessons learned from 11 Disney movies, and translates them into practical suggestions for enriching your life.

We managed to come up with career connections for each of them too… Can you?

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On the 10th Day of Christmass…

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TEN LinkedIn profile tips

Your profile has a powerful impact on your career. It’s a snapshot of who you are, and your 24-hour recruitment tool.

Click here for LinkedIn’s 10 tips for building a great student profile

On the 9th Day of Christmas…

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NINE tips to dress for success

In job-hunting, first impressions are critical. Do not underestimate this! Remember, you are marketing a product – yourself – to a potential employer. Will dressing properly get you the job? Of course not, but it can give you a competitive edge and provide a positive first impression.

Many would suggest that you shouldn’t be judged by what you wear, but the reality is, that you will be!

Read more… 9 Essential Tips for Dressing for Success

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On the 8th Day of Christmas…

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EIGHT interview tips

(times two!)

Getting an interview is an achievement in itself – it means you’ve convinced the recruiter that you’re capable of doing the job.

Never is personal branding more important than when you’re going for a job interview, particularly if it’s a job you really want, yet most of us go into an interview feeling nervous and powerless. With that mindset, it’s hard to feel genuine and comfortable in your own skin, so making sure you are thoroughly prepared will help you to feel more confident and give you the best possible chance for success.

Read more…

8 Tips to Graduate Interview Success from TargetJobs

8 Essential Interview Tips From a Recruiter – Undercover Recruiter.com

On the 7th Day of Christmas…

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SEVEN ways to improve your CV

A degree on its own is not enough to impress employers! They are looking for well-rounded candidates with a set of transferable skills such as planning, organising, customer care, teamwork and communication.

You have many opportunities to pick up new skills and experience throughout your time at university that will be of value to your future, though:

  • Work placements & internships
  • Gap year
  • Summer jobs or part-time work
  • Voluntary work
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Academic achievements & coursework
  • Online or continuous learning (after graduation)

Read more…

 

On the 6th Day of Christmas…

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SIX Ted Talks

Winston Churchill said: “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” 

Job seeking can be stressful and difficult and thinking positively about the process can certainly be helpful and empower you to be successful in your search. By taking Churchill’s advice and seeing this time as an optimist, filled with opportunity, you can better present yourself to potential employers and increase your chances of landing a great job!

This collection of 6 Ted Talks will not only shed light on positive thinking and happiness but may also help you tap into your own brighter side:

https://www.liftcaregiving.com/articles/single/ted-talks-power-being-positive/

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