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Student CV Service

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Student CV Service If you are looking for your first job, or a job while you are a student, then the better your CV the better your prospects of landing a good student job. Most students just apply for jobs with a CV that they wrote themselves, perhaps copying some templates or examples. This is all well and good, and...

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Nelson Mandela Inspirational quotes and sayings

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Inspirational quotes and sayings by Nelson Mandela Nelson Mandela lived a remarkable life which in itself provided inspiration not only to a nation, but to people all around the world. Born on 18 July 1918 in Mveso, Transkei, South Africa, Nelson Mandela grew up in a racially divided South Africa.  In his twenties...

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Water – The elixir of life

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Water – The elixir of life Did you know that water is the elixir of life? Sometimes we take it for granted, but water is absolutely essential for a healthy body!  It has energy and provides energy.  We are 70% water and water is the building block of all living creatures. Drinking water when you are stressed...

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An easy online career aptitude test can help you decide your future

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An easy online career aptitude test can help you decide your future Are you finding it hard choosing your career path?  Perhaps you are considering going to college, taking a university degree or changing careers and not quite sure what course you should choose.  Taking an online career aptitude test may be one of...

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Using Hypnotherapy For Weight Loss Works

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Using Hypnotherapy For Weight Loss Works Weight loss can be a very serious issue for some people and can cause many people suffering from weight issues to withdraw from society. Using hypnotherapy for weight loss is not only becoming more and more popular, it is a proven non-invasive solution to a problem that can...

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What is hypnotherapy and how does hypnotherapy work?

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What is hypnotherapy and how does hypnotherapy work? A great way to explain what is hypnotherapy is that there are two parts to our minds: The conscious mind, which we use to control our every day actions that require making a logical choice or decision. The subconscious part of our mind that accepts anything that is...

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Zig Ziglar Personal development quotes and sayings

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 Zig Ziglar Personal development quotes Hilary Hinton – Zig Ziglar was an American author, salesman, and motivational speaker. A World War II veteran, Zig Ziglar became the top sales person in several organizations before becoming one of the world’s most recognised motivational speaker and trainer....

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How to Improve your self confidence in 15 minutes

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How to improve your self confidence in 15 minutes I used to be frighteningly under confident in social situations. And although people who know me now would never believe I used to doubt myself so much I literally had to learn confidence until it became a natural part of me. I can tell you relaxed optimistic...

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Personal development quotes – Dale Carnegie inspirational quotes and sayings

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Dale Carnegie – personal development quotes There are some people who with just a few words can inspire and motivate you to achieve success.  Dale Carnegie was such a person.  A great believer in self-growth and self-improvement, his books have inspired many people to change their lives for the better.  Dale...

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3 Stages of Personal Development Planning

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Successful personal development planning Successful personal development planning can be broken down into 3 stages. THINK – PLAN – DO! Every stage must be carefully considered and completed before moving on to the next to ensure success. Personal development planning Stage 1 – Think “If you...

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Overcoming Job Interview Stress And Anxiety

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Overcoming Job Interview Stress Are you one of the many people who suffer from job interview stress? For some people the mere thought of attending an interview can be a stressful ordeal.  Even some of the most competent and confident people suffer from interview stress. What is interview stress? Interview stress can...

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Is the Law of Attraction working for me?

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Are you one of the many people who were blown away when you first discovered the Law of Attraction?  Did the thought that everything in the universe is attracted to energy on the same wavelength make sense to you? On discovering the message of the Law of Attraction many people begin to make affirmations, create a...

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Sample Senior Warehouse Assistant CV / resume Template

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Sample Senior Warehouse Assistant CV / resume When creating a Senior Warehouse Assistant CV / resume it is important that your CV lets the reader know that you have all or as many of requirements they are looking for. Always read and analyse the job  advertisement, job description and person specification thoroughly...

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Sample Hairdresser Cover Letter

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Sample Hairdresser Cover Letter If you are applying for a Hairdresser, Junior Hairdresser or Trainee Hairdresser position you should make sure that you enclose a well written cover letter with your  Hairdresser CV or resume.  A great way of knowing what to include in your hairdresser cover letter is to read and...

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Sample Junior Hairdresser CV / resume

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Sample Junior Hairdresser CV / resume The hair and beauty industry is about style, fashion and creativity.  Most people entering into hair and beauty profession do so are outgoing, have a passion to create and love to communicate with others.  As the industry is competitive it is important that your Junior...

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Using NLP to Get Rid of Your Worst Fears

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Did you know that by using NLP you can get rid of your worst fears? Many people who are aware that NLP can be used to help to overcome fear often think that this refers to specific phobias such as fear of spiders, fear of snakes or a fear of flying etc. However NLP phobia cure can be used to get rid of social...

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Sample Chef / Catering cover letter

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Sample Chef / Catering cover letter If you are applying for a Chef or Catering position you should make sure that you enclose a well written cover letter with your Chef / Catering CV or resume. To find out what to include in your Chef or catering cover letter, read and analyse the job advert you are replying...

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Sample Personal Trainer Cover Letter

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Sample Personal Trainer Cover Letter If you are applying for a Personal Trainer or Fitness Instructor position you should make sure that you enclose a well written cover letter with your Personal Trainer CV or resume. To find out what to include in your Personal Trainer cover letter, read and analyse the job advert...

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Sample Child Care Assistant Cover Letter

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Child Care Assistant Cover Letter If you are applying for a Child Care Assistant or Nursery Nurse position you should make sure that you enclose a well written cover letter with your  Child Care Assistant CV or resume.  A great way of knowing what to include in your Child Care Assistant cover letter is to read and...

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Change your life by recognising what you don’t want

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How you can change your life Are you ready to change your life and become the person you want to be?  There are many reasons why you may want to change your life. You may want  improve your relationship, suffer from confidence issues, feel under-valued at work, want to change careers, quit smoking or lose...

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Sample Care Assistant cover letter

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Sample Care Assistant cover letter If you are applying for a care assistant or care worker position you should make sure that you enclose a well written cover letter with your CV or resume.  A great way of knowing what to include in your care assistant cover letter is to read and analyse the job advert you are...

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Teaching English as a Foreign Language is a career option

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Teaching English As A Foreign Language is a career option Teaching English is a career considered by many, and teaching English as a foreign language has always been one of the most popular choices for young graduates wishing to travel and experience the world.  Now it is becoming an option many mature job seekers,...

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How To Answer The Tell Me About Yourself Job Interview Question

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How would you answer the “tell me about yourself” interview question? You have made the shortlist and been called to interview.  Congratulations!  That in itself is something you should be pleased with. The interview process is a costly and lengthy process so making it this far should always be...

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Job Interview Video – Tricky Interview Questions

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Job Interview Video – Tricky Interview Questions A job interview is usually the last stage in the recruitment process or for promotion.  The way you perform in your job interview can often decide whether you are successful or not. So having a good understanding of the type of interview questions you may be...

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What are CVs and resumes?

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What are CVs and resumes? Not so long ago CVs and resumes were mainly used by ‘professionals’ (doctors, lawyers, teachers etc.). However times change. More and more employers use CVs and resumes to screen candidates as a part of the recruitment process.  The internet also allows companies and...

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How To Deal With Tricky Interview Questions

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5 Tricky Interview Questions For some people the interview process can be nerve racking.  There are some interview questions that can often be misinterpreted.  Sometimes it is a matter of how they are phrased or it may be that you are unsure just what type of answer the interviewer is looking for.  When faced with...

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Illegal Interview Questions You May Be Asked

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Sample Illegal Interview Questions You May Be Asked: Do You Know What To Do? Most job seekers have no idea what some illegal interview questions sound like. Here is a list of 13 questions that a job interviewer should not be asking you. Remember the purpose of an interview is to get the job. So it is important that...

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Tips for teenagers looking for a job

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Tips for teenagers looking for a job Are you a teenager looking for a job?  Being a teenager can be a trying experience.  There are so many things to deal with – hormonal changes, relationships, not to mention exams and constant reminders of how important  qualifications are for either getting into uni or...

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Quit Smoking the NLP Way

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Quit Smoking the NLP Way If you have tried to quit smoking the ‘conventional’ way and are looking for a method that can help you succeed, why not try to quit smoking the NLP way? Although most smokers say that they want to quit, nicotine is a powerful chemical and the effects of nicotine withdrawal can be...

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How To Handle Telephone Interviews

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How to handle telephone interviews More and more employers are using telephone interviews as the competition for jobs and the growing number of applicant for each vacancy rises. You might be surprised to hear that more than 50% of prospective candidates are disqualified after the first phone contact is made with them...

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