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Stress & The Job Search

Stress is something at the top of many people’s list that I meet, and the overwhelming majority say job hunting is stressful. For many, stress comes with the territory and some people are able to keep it under control reasonably well. For others though, it can be a constant battle and if the meeting I had with a Finance Director last week is anything to go by, it seems many job-seekers are stressed for a whole host of reasons.

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Stress & The Job Search

Prepare Yourself Like Royalty

What a brilliant event the Royal Wedding was on Friday, the intricate preparation over many months ensured timings on the day were perfect. Reflecting back on the day made me think about job-seekers, and how much more successful individuals could be if they put the same amount of effort and enthusiasm into preparation for their job search.

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Prepare Yourself Like Royalty

How To Find Language Jobs

If you are multi-lingual and seeking a role where you can use your foreign languages, there are a whole host of positions you could consider. Like with any job search, it is important that you have all the technical skills required for the job as well as being able to speak the language fluently. Whilst this may seem pretty obvious, you would be surprised by the number of people I speak to that just say they can “get by” in Spanish, French, Germany etc, which isn’t sufficient. I believe the litmus test is – if you cannot conduct a face-to-face interview in the language required for the job, then you shouldn’t apply.

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How To Find Language Jobs

Happy 100th Birthday Approachthemarket.com

Last week was a special week for us here at Approachthemarket.com as it has been over a year since we started our venture to help UK Professional Job Seekers – we passed the big milestone of our 100th article last week. To reflect on what we have done for people who are looking for jobs, we thought it would be a good idea to review some of our best posts over the last 12 months, and provide direct links so you can click straight through to read those of interest to you.

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Happy 100th Birthday Approachthemarket.com
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Does Your CV Make The Grade?

I shouldn’t be surprised anymore, but even with a long time in recruitment it does still happen, and it did last week. Does your CV contain a section with your education on it? In typical Grange Hill style, even the Headteacher Mrs McClusky would take my side on this one surely, even if two job seekers last week didn’t…….and they were not for turning either.

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Does Your CV Make The Grade?

Job Hunting & Back To The Future

Most people know what future direction they want their career to go in, but in order to get there quickly, they may need to take a step backwards first. If you are currently employed, this may mean taking a new position that is less responsible or less rewarding in the short term, but should reward you many times over in the future.

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Job Hunting & Back To The Future