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“Have you got any questions?” What to ask your interviewer

“Surprisingly, the most common answer to the interview question, “Do you have any questions?” is no” say Monster.com. This is the wrong answer.   Employers use this question to really differentiate between the candidates. It’s your opportunity to stand out and demonstrate that you have thought properly about your suitability for the position, as well [Read more…]

Best apps and websites for curating your career

From creating a professional network to finding your niche skills, here we’ve shared some of the best apps and websites out there to help you grow your career in the right direction.   Meetup.com  The networking experience on Meetup.com doesn’t necessarily happen online – but it’s a brilliant app for finding groups of people who [Read more…]

New Business series: How to write a one-page business plan

In our previous article, we explained why you need a business plan, and outlined how to write a traditional full-length business plan in case you need to apply for a business loan, for instance. Creating one of these documents can be a lengthy but necessary process – however, depending on the purpose of your business [Read more…]

Why mentoring benefits everyone involved

Whether you’re looking for a career mentor, or you’re interested in becoming a mentor in order to further your own career – here’s how taking part in a mentoring scheme, or establishing a more casual mentor-mentee relationship can benefit everyone involved.   Why have a career mentor? It helps you stay focused Having a career [Read more…]