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Questions about your computer skills

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep22 – Questions About Your Computer Skills

Welcome to Episode 22 where we will cover how to answer job interview questions about your computer skills. Questions about ...
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Job Interview Tips Podcast - The 20-70-10 rule

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep21 – The 20-70-10 Rule

Welcome to Episode 21 of my Job Interview Tips Podcast. In this episode, I share 2 techniques you can use ...
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Competency based questions job interviews

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep20 – Competency Based Questions

Welcome to Episode 20 where I introduce you to competency-based questions. Competency-based interviews are very common, so it's important you ...
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How to explain gaps in your employment history

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep19 – Gaps in Your Employment

Welcome to Episode 9 where we will cover how to answer questions about gaps in your employment history. Don't worry ...
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Free Career Resources

Free Career Resources

Free career resources for you” Everyone loves a freebie, me included! Read on for some free career resources to help ...
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Why did you leave your last job? Job interview question

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep18 – Why Did You Leave Your Last Job

Welcome to Episode 18 of Job Interview Tips Podcast. In this episode, you will learn how to answer questions about ...
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10 Tips on How to Complete a Job Application Form

I don't think I have ever come across anyone who enjoys filling out a job application form – I'm not ...
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Should you Include Hobbies on Your CV?

I have to admit, I am not a fan of hobbies being included on a CV. When I have recruited ...
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Job Interview Tips Podcast - Questions about failures

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep17 – Questions About Failures

Welcome to Episode 17 of Job Interview Tips Podcast. In this episode, you will learn how to handle questions about ...
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The Changing World of Job Titles

The Changing World of Job Titles

Have you noticed that when you search for job vacancies online there seem to be fewer and fewer jobs advertised ...
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Job Interview Tips Podcast - What is your strength?

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep16 – What is Your Strength?

Welcome to Episode 16 of the Job Interview Tips Podcast. In this episode, you will learn how to answer the ...
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Why You MUST Clean Up Your Social Media

Why You MUST Clean Up Your Social Media

You may or may not have seen recent press coverage on EU Data Protection that in the future, employers may ...
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Questions an Interviewer Should Not Ask

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep15 – Questions an Interviewer Should Not Ask

Welcome to Episode 15 – Questions an Interviewer Should Not Ask. In this episode, you will discover the questions an ...
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Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep14 - Behavioual Questions - Motivation, Ambition & Success

Job Interview Tips Podcast Ep14 – Motivation, Ambition & Success

Welcome to Episode 14 of Job Interview Tips Podcast. This is the fourth and final part of behavioural questions. In ...
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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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