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So, you’ve used a CV template to create a great looking CV. You’ve listed your work experience, your key skills and career aspirations. Now it’s time to advertise it! Here are some ways you can get your CV noticed whilst looking for a job.

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As the warmer weather approaches it’s time to start getting your CV into shape. Here are some tips to help you tone up your CV and to get it fighting fit for the summer!

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Are you having issues with your time management? Most people turn up late to work a few times in their career but if you are constantly turning up late to the office this could be a sign you need to change your routine. Not only does turning up late indicate you are unreliable, but it’s also not good for your work structure. If you’re always late you may find yourself staying late to finish a task or working longer, irregular hours. Here are some tips to help ensure you don’t miss your wake-up call:

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If you have recently applied for your dream job and been rejected then you’ll probably be feeling frustrated. Why didn’t you get the job?! Here are some possible reasons why and some ways you can bounce back and improve your next job application.

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Apprenticeships can be a great way to learn a new trade and they can also lead to full-time employment. So if you are thinking of starting an apprenticeship but are not sure where to begin, here are some tips to help you find the right one and to help you get the most out of your apprenticeship.

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Are you finding yourself leaving work late every day? Completing extra work at the weekends? Then you are either extremely dedicated to your role or your time management skills need work. If you want to be more efficient and you feel you need to improve your time management at work, here are some tips:

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We’ve all been there. It doesn’t matter if you have been job hunting for weeks or years, at some point you will receive a rejection letter. Most companies won’t reply to unsuccessful applicants so if you do receive a rejection letter, it could be considered as a positive thing. Not only has the employer acknowledged your job application (if you’ve ever sent your CV out and didn’t hear anything from the employer you’ll know that is more frustrating) but it also gives you the opportunity to gain some feedback on your job application. So if you have received a rejection letter from an employer and are unsure what to do here are some tips:

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Sending out multiple job applications at a time and hearing nothing back from employers can be incredibly frustrating and disheartening. If this is happening to you, one of the main reasons could be your CV. CV writing is an essential part of the job hunting process and your CV can literally make or break your job application. Here are some reasons why your CV may be stopping you from getting a job and some ways you can improve your chances:

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You’ve heard it before but it’s so true – if you go the extra mile at work (even just occasionally) it will get noticed and it can lead to a number of positive things. Recognition, a pay rise and promotion are all factors that could be affected by completing extra work in the office. But what exactly does ‘go the extra mile’ mean? And what sort of tasks do you need to complete to get recognised for your hard work? Here are some ideas:

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No matter what industry you may be in, you will almost certainly find yourself taking on too much work at some point in your career. If your manager asks you to complete a task (big or small) and you already have a pile of work to get through, it’s doubtful that you will turn your manager away and say no to extra tasks. But taking on tasks that you physically don’t have time to complete can lead to you feeling stressed at work. If you need to avoid extra work but are not sure how to tell your manager here are some tips:

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