Career Blogs

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9 Reasons Why You Should Never Lie on Your CV

9 Reasons Why You Should NEVER Lie On Your CV

Why you should never lie on your CV. “But Jules, everyone lies on their CV!” I hear you cry. Lots ...
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Job Interview Tips Podcast - Conflict & Difficult Situations

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep13 – Conflicts & Difficult Situations

Welcome to Episode 13 of the Job Interview Tips Weekly Podcast. This is the 3rd part of 4 on behavioural ...
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Exam Results Day

Exam Results Day 2017 – 13 Tips to Make The Most of It

Exam Results Day – How to Cope There's always a nervous buzz at this time of year as students begin ...
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How to get a job with a disability

Getting a Job with a Disability

How to get a job with a disability I receive emails every day from bloggers and content marketers offering their ...
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Episode 12 Job Interview Tips - Ethics, Manners & Beliefs

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep 12 – Ethics, Manners & Beliefs

Welcome to Episode 12, which is part 2 of Behavioural Questions. In this episode, you will learn how to create ...
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Job Seekers Stay Safe Online

Job Seekers – How to Stay Safe Online

How to stay safe online I read hundreds of CVs every month and am becoming increasingly concerned by the amount ...
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17 Ways to be Annoying on Linkedin.

17 Ways to be Annoying on Linkedin

I love Linkedin as both a business networking portal and recruitment tool but boy, oh boy do some things drive ...
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Episode 11 Job Interview Tips - Anger & Persuasiveness

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep 11 – Anger & Persuasiveness

Welcome to Episode 11 of my weekly job interview tips podcast. In this episode, you will begin your journey in ...
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Don't Lie on Your CV - CV Objective Statement

When and Why You Should Avoid a CV Objective Statement

Objective Statements are Awful! Writing a personal statement at the top of your CV is probably one of the toughest ...
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Questions about what your boss thinks of you

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep10 – What Your Boss Thinks of YOU

How to Answer Questions About What Your Boss Thinks of YOU Stop the Dream Thieves – 6 steps to living ...
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Free graduate guide to find a job after university or college

Free Graduate Guide to Find a Job After University or College

This is a comprehensive, no-nonsense guide for graduates who want to find a job after university or college. Don't read ...
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Job Interview Questions About Your Former Boss

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep9 – Questions About Your Former Boss

How to Answer Questions About Your Former Boss Stop the Dream Thieves – 6 steps to living the life you ...
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Why you need to stop Job Hopping, NOW!

Why You Need to Stop Job Hopping

Gone are the days when you stayed in a job from the moment you left school until retirement. If you ...
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How to Explain Gaps in Your CV

How to Explain Gaps in Your CV Nowadays, it's very common to have gaps in your CV. That's all very ...
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How to stop interview nerves. Free Podcast

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep8 How to Stop Interview Nerves

How to Stop Interview Nerves Stop the Dream Thieves – 6 steps to living the life you want and deserve ...
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Never lie on your CV

How to Use Linkedin to Find a Job

How to Use Linkedin to Find a Job Linkedin was first launched in 2002 but it has skyrocketed as a ...
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15 tips to feel motivated at work

15 Top Tips for How to Feel Motivated at Work

How to feel motivated at work – 15 top tips How to feel motivated at work is a question that ...
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How to ask for a payrise at work without feeling nervous

How to Ask for a Pay Rise at Work

How to ask for a pay rise at work This is one of the questions I get asked all the ...
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How to answer the job interview question "What interests you about this job?"

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep7 What Interests You About This Job

Job Interview Question – “What interests you about this job?” In Episode 6, we covered the job interview question “Why ...
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Why Research is Crucial to Job Interview Success

Why Research is Crucial to Job Interview Success

Why Research is Crucial to Job Interview Success I cannot stress how important it is to research the company and ...
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How to answer the job interview question What is Your Weakness

How to Answer the Job Interview Question What is Your Weakness

How to Answer the Job Interview Question What is Your Weakness When I am coaching candidates for job interviews, the question ...
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How to answer the job interview question "Why do you want to work for us?"

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep6 Why do you Want to Work For Us

Job Interview Question – Why do you want to work for us? In Episode 5, we covered why research is ...
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15 ways to look for a job and increase your chances of success

15 Ways to Look for a Job

Ways to Look for a Job to Make Your Search More Successful Do you get frustrated when you apply for ...
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14 Turn Offs During a Job Interview

14 Turn-Offs During a Job Interview

14 Turn-offs during a job interview Did you know that interviewers don't always hire the candidate who was the most ...
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Research is vital prior to a job interview

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep5 Research is Vital

Job Interview Tips – Research is Vital Job Interview Tips to Understand the Research is Vital Gone are the days ...
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11 Benefits of Usisng a Recruitment Agency to Find a Job

Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency to Find a Job

Benefits of Using a Recruitment Agency to Find a Job Recruitment agencies are probably your best bet when trying to ...
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6 things to take to your next job interview

6 Things to Take to a Job Interview

6 Things to Take to a Job Interview Great! You've secured a job interview. Now is time to get prepared ...
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Job Interview Tips Weekly Podcast

Job Interview Tips Weekly Podcast

Job Interview Tips Weekly Podcast I now have a job interview tips weekly podcast. In each episode, I share answers ...
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Job interview questions about dislikes & contribution

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep4 Dislikes & Contribution

Job Interview Tips – Questions About Your Dislikes & Contribution Did you know, I have a weekly newsletter? It contains ...
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12 questions to ask in a job interview

12 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview

Questions to ask in a job interview Almost all interviewers on the planet will ask “Do you have any questions?” ...
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Job interview questions about your current role

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep3 Questions About Your Current Role

Job Interview Questions About Your Current Role In a job interview, you can bet your life you will be asked ...
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11 questions an interviewer should not ask

11 Questions an Interviewer Should NOT Ask

11 Types of Questions an Interviewer Should Not Ask & How to Deal With Them Interviews can be stressful enough ...
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Job interview question - Tell me about yourself

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep2 Tell Me About Yourself

Tell me about yourself – Job interview question The job interview question Tell Me About Yourself is the one I ...
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Job Interview Tips Podcast Icebreaker Questions

Podcast Episode 1 Introduction & Icebreaker Questions

Job Interview Tips – Introduction and Icebreaker Questions Welcome to my weekly podcast Episode 1 – Introduction and Icebreaker Questions ...
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after the exam

How to Cope With Exam Stress Part 3 – AFTER the exam

Hooray! Your exams are over! You're still feeling stressed? Don't worry, it's very common to feel that way. Here's how ...
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how to cope with exam stress

How to Cope With Exam Stress Part 2 – DURING the exam

Exam season Do you suffer from exam stress? In my experience, most students do to some degree. It's perfectly natural ...
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How to cope with exam stress

How to Cope With Exam Stress Part One – Before the Exam

I don't think I have ever come across anyone who loves exams. Let's face it, they can be stressful. This ...
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reduce interview nerves

Interview Nerves -11 Top Tips to Reduce Interview Nerves

Interview nerves? Urgh! Nightmare, eh? I don't think I have ever come across anyone who doesn't feel nervous during a ...
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Make sure your contact details are on your CV

Are YOU Making This Mistake on Your CV?

It never ceases to amaze me the amount of CV/ resumes I read each week that don't have any contact ...
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Jules Halliday Finalist

Adur & Worthing Business Awards 2015 Finalist!

I am really pleased to announce that I am a finalist in the Adur & Worthing Business Awards 2015 for ...
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replies from recruiters

Not Getting Replies from Recruiters? Here's Why.

One of the top gripes I hear from candidates is that they send off CV after CV, application after application ...
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How to Create a Brilliant Personal Statement on Your CV

The personal statement on your CV is the first thing recruiters read and helps them quickly make a decision on ...
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Skiver-itis Season is Upon Us!

It's a beautiful day here in sunny Worthing and there are people walking past my office with lots of flesh ...
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DO NOT Write in the 3rd Person on your CV

Urgh! Writing in the 3rd person on your CV just doesn't cut it in today's job market, or if I ...
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Can you be contacted?

Can you be Contacted?

So, it's been a weird old day today. I received an email confirming my appointment for Gastric Band Surgery. Yikes! ...
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Weird & Inflated Job Titles

Weird & Inflated Job Titles

Sometimes it's the little things in life that can give your day a boost, and for the office team and ...
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Why has interviewing become so complicated?

Why has Interviewing Become so Complicated?

I read a post on Linkedin over the weekend by Bernard Marr entitled “The One Interview Question Most People Are ...
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10 Reasons you Should be Networking

Happy New Year everyone! I am sure you have made some great New Year's Resolutions and are feeling pretty good ...
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5 Reasons to Consider Temporary Work to Boost Your Career

One thing I hear all the time from job seekers is that they don't want to consider temporary work, particularly ...
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Job Seekers – Are You Over Complicating Your Job Search?

Job seekers; are you having a nightmare with your job search? Searching for a new job can become a job ...
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