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As you know, we meet with all our clients ahead of listing opportunities. It’s important for us to know that these firms are a good “fit” for you, and we are also interested in learning as much as we can about the types of people they are looking to attract.
So we thought it would be a good idea to pass on more of this information; this is the first article in our series of First Impressions. We hope you find it informative and helpful, and it potentially piques your interest about the company. Read more
Be honest – when you’re applying for a job, do you tailor your CV for each application? The honest answer for most candidates is “no”. However, 15 minutes spent tailoring your application to meet the exact needs (and even mirror the language) of the hiring company, is often necessary to get through to interview. Read more
Every week we meet candidates who are unclear what they want to do next. At least, that’s what they say. We have a really good overview of the “1st and 2nd job move” market so can offer some reasonably informed advice. Here’s what we find ourselves saying. Read more
Three CV templates from MoveMeOn. We’ve read a lot (and posted) a lot of articles around marketing yourself effectively in your CV. What we haven’t seen so often, are some simple templates that suit candidates in our community. So we decided to produce some – to start with there are three attached, but we’ll look to add to this over the coming months. Read more
Multi-channel retailing is growing fast, yet is often over-looked by many who haven’t got eCommerce or retail experience. What we’ve found to be very refreshing, is the attitude that these employers have shown towards attracting bright and analytical generalists, who don’t have deep retail expertise; they realize that a number of different professional backgrounds are very well suited to this “new generation” of retail jobs. No longer is the pre-requisite “previous experience in retail and/or eCommerce”. Have a look here to see some of the latest opportunities open to MoveMeOn candidates. Read more
For this event we have invited leading lights from the world of Social Enterprise ( Tom Rippin, Caroline Mason and Ben Ramsden – profiles below). From 7.30pm you will have a chance to pick their brains on how to fin the most exciting roles in Social Enterprise, how rewarding it can be and what this can mean for your long term career! The Q&A will be followed by drinks & networking.
In Marisa’s third blog post she deals with something we all will face; stress and fears of changing jobs! How can we manage the change, pressure and stress of a new job? Well keep reading for advice and a number of recommendations! Read more
“Just wondering”: what the Olympics opening ceremony can teach us about being creative in defining the next movePosted by in Career Advice | Career coaches' advice | Planning what next - (0 Comments)
Deborah Thomas coaches leaders and future leaders to connect with their true purpose and inspire others. Her work is grounded in 19 years’ experience as coach with McKinsey & Company. In this first article she will explore how Danny Boyle’s creative approach to the Olympic Opening Ceremony can help us decide on our next career move.
A brief overview of the evening, for those of you who couldn’t make it. The evening took a similar format to our other events: a brief introduction to each of the business, followed by a thought provoking Q&A (thanks to you all for asking some great questions!). There was then a chance for a few more informal drinks, and further discussion! Read more