Career Development Articles

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    Should You Send A Post-Interview Thank You Letter?

    A post-interview thank you letter used to be a widely accepted custom of the job-hunting process. Do you still need to send a thank you letter? Nowadays, the majority of our applications are done online. You’ll see a position you like on a job board then apply on the company website, or by sending an email ...
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    5 Unexpected Career Paths For English Graduates

    Bachelor of Arts degrees are sometimes considered soft subjects, turning out unemployable graduate after unemployable graduate. Fortunately, that’s not at all true: just 6.2% of ex-English students are unemployed (not in work or further study) after graduation. It’s no secret that English students go on to make great journalists, copywriters, editors and authors, but what if ...
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    6 Things To Consider Before Accepting A Job Offer

    Congratulations, you’ve got a job offer! But hold your horses, before you charge head on into that new position it’s important to really think about the offer. Here are our suggestions for the 6 things you need to consider before accepting a job offer: 1. Does the salary add up? Firstly, is the salary listed on your ...
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    Is Non-Traditionally Coloured Hair Acceptable In The Workplace?

    Blonde, redhead, brunette… whichever category you fall into, it may have significant affects on your career prospects and even how much you’re paid. So what if that bright pink semi-perm proves too much of a temptation to resist? Is self-expression still anathema in the office? Hair history Back in the 1950s, Shirley Polykoff of ad agency Foote, ...
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    The 5 Most Common CV Lies

    Will you get caught out for lying on your CV? The truth is yes, you will. Well, it’s most likely anyway. Most employers nowadays will run a background check on potential employees and more often than not they will contact your references. Regardless of whether or not the recruiter loved your application and interview, if ...