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6 Ways to make a good first impression in a new job

If you’re reading this then chances are you’ve either got yourself a new job and due to start soon (congratulations!), you’re a newbie who’s already started (congratulations again!) or you’re just curious. In any case, welcome! Whilst you can breathe a sigh of relief and give yourself a pat on the back for getting the job, now is not the […]

4 reasons why volunteering is valuable

4 reasons why volunteering is so valuable

Whether you’re just starting to establish what industry you would like to work in, or looking for a career change, it is vital nowadays to have some form of experience to demonstrate to hiring managers that you are a serious candidate to consider. But how do you get experience when most jobs require previous experience, which you do not have? We’ve […]

Why graduates should consider a career in travel

Why Graduates should consider a career in travel

So you’ve finished university and now comes the question of what to do with the degree you’ve spent three or four years completing. Whilst a large majority of graduates wish to go travelling once they have finished university, the harsh reality is that after all those years in education, money can be tight. This is especially […]

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5 Tips for enhancing your LinkedIn profile

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is increasingly being used by recruiters to search for candidates (you can read about that more in our blog post here), so it is little wonder that LinkedIn plays such a large part in the job hunting process. Not only is LinkedIn your online profile, but it is also your professional […]

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What do candidates look for in a company?

When looking for a job, increasingly, it is not enough to have a great salary or job title, it is what benefits or rewards you get as a result of working there, that contributes to your employment experience, ultimately forming your opinions about the company and position. Particularly in a competitive marketplace, companies are battling […]

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The importance of investing in employee training

Investing in employee training can be hugely advantageous to employers and employees alike. Nowadays, recruiters and companies are looking to fill roles with a multitude of responsibilities and necessary previous experience, but the chances of filling these roles exactly to the specification can be tricky especially in a competitive environment, when the role is so […]

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4 Companies hiring travel agents right now!

Working as a travel agent is an exciting and rewarding job, providing customers with once in a lifetime opportunities to see the world. Whether this be with cruise, packaged holidays or otherwise, roles are ever evolving and offer their own travel perks too. Check out what companies are currently looking for travel agents to join […]

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4 questions to ask in an interview

Although people often associate interviews with being judged, they are actually a two- way street for interviewers and interviewees, providing opportunity for both parties to ensure they gain all information required, whilst understanding how good a fit the company and candidate are for each other. Once you reach the end of an interview, it is […]

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Why networking is so important

In today’s growing world, it’s not what you know, but who you know. Meeting people and building your professional network can benefit you both professionally and personally, proving just how important it is to embrace. Build relationships Networking at events is particularly beneficial for building relationships with potential customers or clients for your business. As Entrepeneur.com explains, networking is […]