Careers

What if your job interview was like X-Factor “Judges' Houses”?

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Why didn't Nicole choose Michelle? Why do employers choose one applicant over the other? If your job interview was like Judges’ houses, would you make it through to the live show and get the job?

It was interesting to see some unusual choices being made by the judges on X factor at Judges’ Houses.  Only 3 out of the 6 performers could go through but were you shocked that certain contestants didn’t make it?

How you recruit affects your bottom line!

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Technology is changing how customers and consumers interact with companies. Your business either chooses transparency or transparency will be set among you; time is ticking.

The market place is returning slowly but surely. Companies are investing heavily in online marketing and brand image, however if you look at recruitment as a key touch point, between a company and the market place, surely reputation is something to be invested in as much as product design & innovation?

Top 5 Tips to Get the Most From Training

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But what if there was a different approach? I know you might not think so, but just take a minute to look at the suggestions below and apply them to your next day of training. If implemented, you will always gain something new and useful to take back to your day job.

1. People that get the most from training arrive with an “I am here to learn attitude”. You will get the most from any training you undertake by arriving with this mind-set.

Misconceptions

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The most popular misconceptions that continue to be viewed as fact in our society are:

  • Einstein never failed maths
  • The Great Wall of China is not visible from the moon
  • Napoleon was not particularly short (he was actually 5ft 7inches which was not that short for his time)
  • Bulls are not enraged by the colour red
  • Alcohol does not kill brain cells

 

5 top tips on what to consider before entering the job market

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No more mammy making them dinner every day and many of these students naively believe that this is as hard as it gets! Starting college is a big step where everything needs to be evaluated from location to financial costs. However, they will be faced with the same decisions again in a few years time when they leave college and start looking for work.

If you are looking for a new job, here are five areas you should evaluate before venturing forth into the job market.