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How to Make a Good First Impression on your First Day at Work

You were successful and you got the job, the hardest bit is over. But now your first day is approaching and your nerves and a wild mix of emotions are likely to be kicking in. How do you make your manager realise that they made a wise ...

Are Unpaid Internships Worth it?

Competition is tough and it can be a dog-eat-dog world outside of university. Your once classmate is now clawing their way to get that job you both want, and sitting on the sofa stuffing your face for hours on end juggling job hunting ...

Eating Out Doesn’t Have to be Expensive

Everyone enjoys going out for lunch, tea or an evening meal every now and then, but a lot of the time, the price tag that comes along with a nice meal out can dampen our spirits and put us off going. Living in a city centre, I am all ...

Spruce up your CV for the New Year

We are fast approaching the New Year, so if you’re currently looking for work, this is a good time to spruce up your CV. I would suggest that you do this with your hard copy document (i.e. Word document), as once you have this sorted, ...

10 Money Saving Tips for Students

You’re enjoying the independence, the freedom, but that minus symbol is staring, encouraging you to progress deeper into your overdraft. This is enough for some to turn around, pack their bags and return to pre-Uni life, while others ...

Creative Ways to Save Money on Christmas Decorations

The festive season is upon us! And I for one couldn’t be happier about it. I love Christmas; dark nights, Christmas films, putting up the Christmas tree, wandering around Christmas markets, copious amounts of mulled wine, buying ...

8 Hobbies That Can Boost Your CV

It’s become clear in recent times that more and more companies are now hiring for cultural fit in an effort to produce higher performing candidates. Several studies show that many employers are now using a candidate’s hobbies and ...

Caffeine Free Drinks to Get You Through the Work Day

If you are like me, caffeine may sometimes seem like your saviour to get you through those extra long days at work. Unfortunately, caffeine in large doses is not good for you and it is quite easy to have one too many coffees in the ...

7 Ways To Impress A Recruiter On Your Next Job Interview

Recruiters and hiring managers have seen every trick and gimmick in the book when it comes to interviews. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t. You can wear a smart suit, look the interviewer in the eye, but in the end it all ...

6 Ways Looking for a Job is a Lot Like Dating

Did you ever realise that looking for a job is a lot like dating? If you fail, both dating and job hunting can be a miserable experience. But, if you win, and land the person or job that makes you happy, then it can be one of the most ...

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