Posted by on March 22, 2016 at 11:46 am

Yesterday we celebrated 10 years since Twitter began and people all over the world shared why they really #LoveTwitter. Twitter is evolving every day and is being shaped by their 320 million monthly active users. With all those people, the chances for networking are endless and connecting with new people can lead to career opportunities, therefore it

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Posted by on March 19, 2015 at 12:00 am

Your photo can be the first thing that someone sees when they look at your LinkedIn profile. It’s a crucial part of your personal brand and so it is really quite important that you get it right. So why do so many people go wrong? And if it’s so vital, why is solid, consistent advice about

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Posted by on February 9, 2015 at 3:44 pm

Starting your search for a new job, placement or internship can be a daunting task. There’s the list of obvious areas that need addressing including but not exclusive to; updating your CV, perfecting your relevant interview answers, matching your cover letter to the role, you could even start creating those industry contacts on LinkedIn. The

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Posted by on December 15, 2014 at 1:46 pm

My first networking event at university was a drab affair. In fact, it is fair to say that the only person I networked with was my course colleague. This was a fairly pointless activity, as I already knew him. It wasn’t networking at all, it was chatting. But I was nervous and it seemed like

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Posted by on August 27, 2014 at 11:22 am

The living breathing CV : here are my final top tips for optimising your LinkedIn account: Honours and Awards If you’ve got them: V inspired awards, society awards etc go here. Only put adult awards here. The skipping relay you won at age 6, not relevant. Projects These are GOLDEN. If you don’t have any work

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Posted by on August 19, 2014 at 11:14 am

The living breathing CV: it’s not Facebook. Talking in pirate, drinking rum, drunk statuses and that night out photo where you decided to see if you could still do handstands should not be making an appearance on your professional profile. Your aim is not for likes. This is popularity of a different name. One called

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Posted by on May 22, 2013 at 12:37 pm

If you give people access to vast quantities of video, pictures and information – what will they mainly want to look at? What do YOU choose to look at? Well after the obvious first answer, the second more acceptable one appears to be ‘cats’. If you haven’t noticed (where have you been for the past

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Posted by on May 16, 2013 at 9:48 am

Social Media has become an indispensible tool for career minded graduates and students in less than a decade. If you’re not already actively using sites like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook to promote yourself to employers then you will be missing opportunities. And also most employers will expect you to have an online presence. What can

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Posted by on April 10, 2013 at 10:19 am

Oh dear. We’ve been saying for ages how important your digital footprint can be (especially as part of your personal brand) and now Paris Brown has quit after days of media coverage of her inappropriate tweets. And they are indeed pretty bad (you can read examples here). Even though (hopefully) most of us would never be

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Posted by on March 1, 2013 at 3:31 pm

How can you stand out from the crowd and have your potential recognised? It isn’t easy; this year, myself included, you may be due to graduate along with hundreds of other talented and hungry to succeed fellow students from across the country. A recent article featured in the Guardian revealed that coffee chain Costa, received

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