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Careers author John Lees shows you how to create positive networks to enhance your career.   Understanding the hidden job market More jobs are being filled by indirect methods than through advertised vacancies, and this hidden job market keeps getting bigger.  Employers dislike risk – they would rather hire someone who’s a known quantity.  This [...]

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Advice for Older Job Seekers

John Lees has a range of tips for job changers who can still remember old currency: Don’t miss out your date of birth on your CV (put it on the back page).  If you miss it out, the employer’s attention is immediately drawn to your For the same reason, it’s generally not a good idea [...]

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Career Revolution

John Lees, author of the best-selling How To Get A Job You’ll Love, introduces you to some new career thinking   Rethink ‘career’ The problem with the idea of career planning is that it seems like a very demanding mix of hard work and future gazing.  In fact, very few people have their lives planned [...]

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Top Tips – Writing a Covering Letter

As the digital age comes into full force, one consequence is that you are more likely to be writing a covering email, rather than a covering letter. That may be great for those people who worry about their handwriting but many of the same problems exist whether the letter is on an email or plain [...]

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