Career Advice Place


 

A Career Advice Place, you will find information, advice and guidance to help you make  the right steps and  choices about  progressing to employment, career development, accessing to education and training that will  help to find your dream job. You will find useful career advice resources to help you throughout your job search process. From CV writing to  starting your job.


 

03rd Jan 2021

How to compete in the labour market

With more people than ever trying to find a job, being able to compete and succeed in the labour market is crucial. Here are our top tips to help you stand out from the crowd.

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03rd Jan 2021

How to prepare for a job interview

If you have got an interview – congratulations - you have succeeded at a very tough time in convincing the employer that they want to “meet” you (in person or online) and find out more. Having got this far it is worth taking time out to prepare. Here are our top 10 tips to help you get underway.

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02nd Jan 2021

10 top steps to find your dream job

Perhaps you’re stuck in a rut or a job that you hate or maybe you’re at the start of your working career and not sure what steps to take. At some point in our career, we ask ourselves about our dream career, but it can take years of careful planning, research and dedication to make this happen, but it is possible! Follow the 10 top steps to find your dream job.

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02nd Jan 2021

Top 10 tips to satisfactory address advertised job specifications

Writing a compelling response to meet the criteria within a job description and person specification can be a long process but an essential skill that every job seeker must master. Ensuring your job search is targeted and focused will ensure the job opportunities you are applying for will maximise your chances of securing an interview.

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02nd Jan 2021

10 top CV mistakes and how to address them

Creating the perfect CV takes time and one of main the tools you will need in your toolkit to find a job, so it can be frustrating to think that it could be rejected in the first round. To maximise your chances of CV success follow these top 10 CV mistakes and how to avoid them.

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02nd Jan 2021

10 top job interview mistakes and how to address them

Job interviews are certainly up there as one of the most stressful life events that we can face. Even with a winning CV and cover letter, the most experienced candidate can stumble when put to the test. Follow the following top 10 job interview mistakes and how to address them in future job interviews

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31st Dec 2020

What is a personal statement and how to write it

If you are in a position where you are looking and applying for jobs, chances are you will be requested to complete a personal statement as part of the recruitment process. If you are new to the job market or maybe just keen to brush up on your job search skills, then follow the next top tips on how to write a personal statement. It is really about Selling Yourself.

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26th Dec 2020

Understanding why you were unsuccessful after your job interview

If you have attended a job interview, and been unsuccessful, you may be wondering exactly what went wrong. It is a good idea to ask for feedback on your interview, but you can never guarantee that the feedback will be an honest assessment, or you may not even receive any feedback. The following are some potential reasons why you may have been unsuccessful in your job interview.

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20th Dec 2020

How to search for a job online ?

Are you one of the many people who made a new year resolution to search for a job online? Searching for a job online has plenty of challenges because, unlike looking through the vacancy pages of a newspaper, the internet is infinite. Try to think of it as a marathon rather than a sprint…The following are the top tips to search for job online.

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10th Jun 2020

How to Impress Your Manager

If you want to succeed in your job, you need to be able to impress your manager. After all, they are likely to be the person who can make or break your career. If you do well in your job, it also reflects favourably on the manager, which is why they will be more likely to push for you to get new opportunities within the business. Not sure how to impress your manager? These are some ways you can win them over.

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