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How to spring clean your career!

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How to spring clean your career with The Works Recruitment You might have already spring cleaned the house or your summer wardrobe, but have you considered a re-fresh of your career? Here are our top 5 tips on how to spring clean your career and make a fresh start! Make a list of important achievements you have met over the ...

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Are You Getting Paid Enough?

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Are You Getting Paid Enough? This is one of the common questions I hear, which many people ask themselves on a daily basis. If you feel you are not making the money you want or deserve, then you need to do something about it. Almost everyone, regardless of income, education, or position, believes that he or she should be earning ...

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Craig Burton: The Career Catwalk

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The Career Catwalk Do you know how to dress at work? Do you understand what not to wear? Dressing for success can be highly effective if done correctly. What you wear can affect how your co-workers and managers treat you, how your team views you and how your boss might perceive you when it’s time for promotions. Here are some ...

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What Makes A Good Employee Great?

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What Makes A Good Employee Great? When looking for the ideal employees to add to your existing team, it’s not just about skills and experience, character has an very important part to play in how they will fit in with your organisation. Here are some character and personality traits to think about. Ambition Ambitious employees are willing to go the ...

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What Type of Job Seeker Are You?

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Everyone is different and we all have very different personalities, so how does your personality affect your job search? Have you considered the role your personality plays in your job search? Have you considered how your personality factors into the way you engage in job search activities? Read below and see which you associate with more. We all have the ...

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The Monday Blues

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Recruitment tips by Craig Burton So you’ve spent last week wishing time would go quicker and now it’s the weekend you want it to go slower. We all enjoy our time off and why shouldn’t we? We’ve worked hard all week, so let’s live for the weekend! But then what! Monday creeps up on you and before you know it, ...

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City Jobs: Work Yourself Well

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WORK YOURSELF WELL Even if you’ve never been sick of work, the chances are that you’ve been sick off work. According to a report published by the Office of National Statistics last year, the average worker had 4.4 days off due to sickness in 2013. Even if we exclude ten per cent of what amounts to 131 million days as ...

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Fuming? The Big Smoking Debate

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From all sides, being a smoker, then a non-smoker and now the boss! Is it right to smoke at work? Should you be allowed to have the extra time? What’s everyone’s big issue? I have sat on both sides of the fence as I’ve been a smoker and now I’m a non-smoker. Throughout my working day I would look forward ...

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What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?

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I wanted to be an actor or an English Teacher. They say, if you can remember what you replied when an adult asked “Now, what do you want to be when you grow?” at the age of around four years old. That, if you’re either doing that job or can somehow link or correlate your current career to that “dream” ...

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Make Your Move In 2015

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Well another year and another set of resolutions… For many, that urge to hand in your notice and make your move (which comes from one too many glasses ‘of the good stuff’ through the holidays) fades suddenly once the hangover sets in and you return to your comfortable, reliable jobs. My advice is to think again! 2015 looks set to ...

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