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How to Avoid Discrimination in Your Job Search

Unfortunately many applicants fall victim to discrimination when applying for jobs. While most employers have the best of intentions, they still might harbour misconceptions about candidates from different backgrounds or who are of a certain age. Recruiters and employers alike can often be influenced by the following factors: Gender Ethnicity Age Marital status Disability Sexual orientation While we don’t think […]

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Smashing Perceptions: 5 Questions You May Find Difficult to Answer

Below are some questions you might encounter during the interview process. While they can be awkward or intimidating, they actually pose a fantastic opportunity for you to assuage any doubts or preconceptions the employer might have about you. If you are asked about your age Don’t volunteer your age, however if you are asked about it directly, don’t be defensive. Say that you are […]

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