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How to Prepare for an Interview with a Staffing Agency

08th October 2012
Interviewing for a job at a staffing agency is both similar to and different from interviewing for any other kind of job. In a sense, it is similar because you need to be well prepared, and be able to speak confidently and in detail about your transferabl... Read >
Author: Andrew Anderson

The Tough Interview Question: "Why Should We Hire You?"

18th February 2011
The tough interview question: why should we hire you? is often the most dreaded question by most job seekers. The question many people need to have answered is how on earth do you answer that question adequately? Frame your response to this question in... Read >
Author: Dave LaShier

How to Create a Resume For the Travel & Tourism Industry

22nd April 2010
The travel and tourism industry is booming and jobs and positions are available and are fun and surprisingly, pay very well. So, it is no surprise that securing a position in this industry can be rather difficult. The competition is fierce and a lot of pe... Read >
Author: Tyson Hale

The Benefits of Youth Work

29th July 2009
As the economy tightens; it's easy to dismiss the value of unpaid positions. Watching your savings dwindle, your co-workers getting laid off or the value of you home plummet hardly encourages thoughts of charity work. Yet, volunteer positions provide just... Read >
Author: Volman

Career Change SWOT Analysis

06th June 2009
When speaking about a SWOT Analysis, this is a way of doing some serious self-reflecting and figuring out what your internal as well as external strengths and weaknesses are. Think of it as a pro and con list about you! SWOT stands for strengths, weak... Read >
Author: FInancial Bailout Products

What are Your Strengths and Weaknesses?

08th January 2009
"What are your strengths and weaknesses?" is a standard job interview question and also one of the most difficult to formulate the right answer to. Prepare beforehand for this interview question and be ready to give a winning interview answer. Clearly ... Read >
Author: Julia Penny

Actuary or Chameleon?

18th June 2008
Actuary or Chameleon? The job-search jungle. Over the last number of years, there has been a sea-change in the average actuary's career path. No longer does he or she want to be tagged as a "life actuary" or "pensions actuary" for their whole career bu... Read >
Author: Acumen Resources

Jobs for Over 45

26th September 2006
Recent studies reveal that more employers are trying to recruit older people to overcome a shortage of skilled workers. The firms are introducing age diverse practices even ahead of the new regulations in October and the reason is that this enables emp... Read >
Author: Alison White
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