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Jimmy Curnow

What is a Cover Letter and Why Do I Need One?

Aside from those application processes that force you to type out the information contained in the resume that you just uploaded, there is no greater evil for jobseekers than the dreaded cover letter. “Do I need a cover letter” is one of the most popular questions, and I get it.

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How to Work from Home

Congratulations! You’re going to start working from home after successfully landing the gig of your dreams. Working from home sounds like the ultimate success. No workplace politics, you can listen to music, be with your pet, and control the room temperature while wearing your fuzzy slippers. What’s not to love about working

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So You’ve Become a Gig Worker

It’s March 2020 and you’re at your desk accepting meeting requests, rolling your eyes at emails from the office Karen, and counting down the minutes to your first coffee break. Then the pandemic hits. Businesses suddenly close, workers are laid-off en masse, and your job becomes redundant. Maybe you were

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What is a Gig Worker?

Gig Worker noun [usually singular] informal /ˈɡɪɡ ɪˌkɒn.ə.mi/ a way of working that is based on people having temporary jobs or doing separate pieces of work, each paid separately, rather than working for an employer. We’ve all heard it on the news, amongst friends, and in countless articles and posts

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How to Lead in the Gig Economy

By now it’s well accepted that we’re seeing a change in jobs like never before. Triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, employment and workplace culture have shifted from full-time positions in typical office settings to work-from-home and piecemeal contracts. Following a massive global layoff in every industry, unemployment

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The STAR Interview Technique and How to Prepare

How to Answer Behavioural Interview Questions What is the STAR Interview Technique? You may have read our previous blog about how to prepare for an interview In this article, we explore a tried and tested technique to help you through the interview and, hopefully, land the job! So you got

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How to Choose A Resume Writer

Find the Right Resume Writing Service to Set Yourself Up for Job-Search Success. A good resume could mean the difference between getting an interview and not even receiving a call back. A professional resume writer can help you present yourself in the right way and give you a better chance

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14 Important Tips to Help You Prepare for a Job Interview

How to Prepare for an Interview The keys to getting noticed in an Interview A job interview can be an intimidating experience. It doesn’t have to be. Follow these simple tips when you prepare for an interview to give yourself a better chance at success. 1. Get an Understanding of

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Most Powerful Letter

You have applied for a job, and it’s getting close—the field is competitive, and not much is separating the applicants. It’s going to come down to relationship building and demonstrating your point of difference. You want to give that little bit extra in terms of profile and projection so you

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