How assertive are you?

Posted on 31. May, 2012 by in In brief

How assertive are you? Do you find it difficult to say ‘No’? Do you find yourself lacking confidence when faced with work situations involving confrontation? Do you have difficulty asking for what you want? Is it uncomfortable for you to confront someone about a problem? If the answer is ‘Yes’ then you might want to […]

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Did you know…?

Posted on 31. May, 2012 by in In brief

A lack of training in some sectors of the economy is leading to persistent skills gaps that are becoming increasingly problematic, according to a recent survey by the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) But despite training being the key to solving such skills gaps, most employers with hard- to- fill vacancies said they […]

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Top tips for getting that job

Posted on 23. May, 2012 by in In brief

Prepare well, practice your answers and do your homework on the job, and the company Make sure there is nothing on your CV that you can’t talk about confidently (or honestly) face to face Speak clearly, use positive body language and show enthusiasm for the role Control your nerves – practice some breathing exercises, prepare […]

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Next Workshop – Into the workplace

Posted on 23. May, 2012 by in In brief

Into the workplace….for graduates This workshop is aimed at de-mystifying the recruitment and assessment processes which face undergraduates in their attempts to gain employment after university. Informal and interactive, this workshop will: Provide a C.V. audit and offer tips and techniques for preparing an excellent C.V Look at the various methods generally used by organisations […]

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