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  • Aug 27, 2014

    How to Get a Job - Part 2 of 4: Doing Your Homework

    Be able to give honest, detailed examples f-rom your past, even if the question is hypothetical (e.g. "I would contact the customer directly, based on my past experience in a different situation in which the customer was very pleased to receive a phone call f-rom the supervisor").

  • Aug 27, 2014

    How to Get a Job - Part 1 of 4: Building Your Qualifications

    Whether you're looking for your very first job, switching careers, or re-entering the job market after an extended absence, finding a job requires two main tasks: understanding yourself and understanding the job market. Presuming you've already chosen a career and are currently searching for jobs, here are several ways to actually get a job.

  • Apr 14, 2014

    Advice on gifted education

    Education is a complex, multifaceted, and painstaking process, and being gifted does not make this less so. I would caution against any single “silver bullet” to educating a gifted child, whether it be a special school, private tutoring, home schooling, grade acceleration, or anything else these are all options with advantages and disadvantages, and need to be weighed against the various requirements and preferences (both academic and non-academic) of the child, the parents, and the school

  • Apr 08, 2014

    Free CV review f-rom CV Writers

    Over 80% of CV Writers customers successfully obtain interviews within 8 weeks… and 50% of customers get interviews within 4 weeks. A professionally written CV f-rom CV Writers can transform your career prospects. In a highly competitive jobs market it is absolutely essential your CV has immediate impact. You have less than 30 seconds to capture and engage the reader. At CV Writers we aim to make your CV a compelling picture of your achievements and career history.

  • Apr 08, 2014

    Does your CV pass the 30 second test?

    Like many people, employers and recruiters work to tight deadlines. Recruitment assignments are often a yesterday business and driven by the need to fill a vacancy fast. Someone may have handed in their notice or perhaps a company is expanding quickly and needs to recruit more staff. Whatever the cause, the need is usually now and becomes more pressing the longer it takes to recruit.

  • Mar 18, 2014

    What Makes a Good Cover Letter?

    Cover letters are an important part of the job application process. The following tips will help to ensure your cover letter gets noticed:

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