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  • The troubling trend of ghosting in job recruitment

    Monday, February 22, 2021

    The phenomenon of ending contact without explanation is on the rise, not just in the dating world, but throughout the enterprise, as job seekers and employers are now ghosting each other.

  • Writing a CV for housing professionals

    Friday, February 19, 2021

    In managing housing within either the public or private sector you play a vital role in enabling sometimes vulnerable people to gain access to suitable accommodation and shelter. Follow our tips below to make sure your housing CV enables you to stand out from the crowd and provides the right information on why you should be called to interview.

  • ‘Is It Irresponsible to Quit My Job Without Having Another One Lined Up?’

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    As a general rule, you should prioritize your health — mental and physical — over any job.

  • Ten top tips when facing redundancy

    Monday, February 15, 2021

    Ten top tips when facing redundancy

    Brought to you by Personal Career Management in Association with GuardianJobs.

    Dealing with redundancy can be hard at the best of times, let alone with the current lockdown situation, when there is so much uncertainty about how and when work and normal life will resume.

    If you are facing a redundancy situation, then here are our ten tips for mitigating some of the challenges you may be facing and putting you in the best position possible to find new employment in the future.

  • Writing an Arts and Heritage CV

    Friday, February 12, 2021

    Working within the arts and heritage sector can provide an inspiring and rewarding career. However, competition for jobs can be intense. Your CV will often be the first communication you have with a new employer, so it’s vital to make a positive first impression. Follow these steps to help your CV to the top of the pile.

  • 3 Tips On How To Gain Momentum In A February Job Search

    Wednesday, February 10, 2021

    With a little planning and effort, you can make significant progress in your job search this month, attracting new opportunities and converting promising leads. But to be successful in these endeavors, you need to know what to expect so that you can get ready to adjust to the current and often-turbulent job market trends.

  • Don’t Believe These Executive Resume Myths

    Monday, February 8, 2021

    Here are four resume myths you shouldn’t believe when writing your resume:

  • Top ten graduate CV mistakes – and how to avoid them

    Friday, February 5, 2021

    Show off your communication skills by slimming down your CV. A two-page CV is standard for experienced professionals. If yours goes over this, it looks as if you can't distinguish important information, or that you're desperate to include everything in an attempt to look more experienced.

  • What to know when messaging potential employers

    Wednesday, February 3, 2021

    Recruiters and hiring managers are the traditional gatekeepers of employers. You will likely want to reach out to them to submit your application, follow up or emphasize why you’re the perfect candidate for a specific position. Unfortunately, you may not always get a response. If you do, it may not be the one you want.

  • Why Is ‘Age-Proofing’ Your Resume Even a Thing?

    Monday, February 1, 2021

    A new AARP survey finds that 57% of people aged 50 to 65 facing job insecurity feel prepared to “age-proof your resume, including removing dates that can be used to determine your age.”