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Ten steps to starting your own charity

Ten steps to starting your own charity | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Instead of working for a charity, why not start your own? Here's our 10-step guide to get you started
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LinkedIn Social Selling Index - how and why

LinkedIn Social Selling Index - how and why | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Access effective careers counselling, careers coaching, plus expert advice for career decision making.
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Fascinating insights here

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7 reasons you shouldn’t go to law school (unless you really, really want to be a lawyer)

A law degree is not the solution to your fears about the future.
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A great article, I work with more unhappy lawyers than any other group. it's not always the answer!

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BBC staff break rules trading teenagers internships

BBC staff break rules trading teenagers internships | Career Advice | Scoop.it
BBC staff have broken employment rules by using an intern swapping website in order to find their own children placements...
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I agree with tanya - it's locking too many out from opportunities.

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Starbucks to pay for full degrees for staff

Starbucks to pay for full degrees for staff | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Starbucks have expanded their college tuition program to cover the full cost of a degree for staff...
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Such a good idea - and likely to help encourage staff to stay with the company

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What will the job market look like in 20 years time?

What will the job market look like in 20 years time? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Britain's economy has been marked by inequality but the polarisation between skilled and unskilled workers is rising
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There will be enough jobs ... the question is about pay

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15 High-Pay Careers with Flexible Work Options - FlexJobs

15 High-Pay Careers with Flexible Work Options - FlexJobs | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Worried that a flexible job means you have to settle for a lower salary? Think again! Check out these high-pay careers with flexible jobs!
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Some interesting ideas of careers to consider

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10 tips for conquering public speaking nerves

10 tips for conquering public speaking nerves | Career Advice | Scoop.it
MT EXPERT: Even Prince Harry admits he finds public speaking nerve wracking, but there are ways to get through the fear, says Robin Kermode.
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Really helpful advice here, I'm going to use it, it will help you too

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How To Find What Job Applicants Try To Cover Up

How To Find What Job Applicants Try To Cover Up | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A private investigator shares his techniques for screening potential employees.
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Very interesting, I wonder how many organisations take checking out candidiates this thoroughly, but it's not too difficult to view candidates via google.

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Why Google Asks Everyone Applying For A Job The Same Exact Questions

Why Google Asks Everyone Applying For A Job The Same Exact Questions | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Google hopes that informing employees about their subconscious biases will help them hire more fairly.
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As a psychologist and highly experienced interviewer, interview questions need to relate to the job but to also be fair

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As a psychologist and highly experienced interviewer, interview questions need to relate to the job but to also be fair

 

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When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any

When Employers Want Work Samples ... But You Don't Have Any | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Some employers want examples of your work in interviews. What do you do when you don't have any, or can't share your work due to confidentiality?
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Some great advice here, and I'm going to share today with a client who has done confidential work and wondered how to share

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7 People Who Quit Their Jobs In The Most Unforgettable Ways

7 People Who Quit Their Jobs In The Most Unforgettable Ways | Career Advice | Scoop.it
These people sure knew how to get their messages across.
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How to quit your job - you could just send a letter but here are some alternatives

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The Career Ladder Isn't In The Office

The Career Ladder Isn't In The Office | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A dirty secret about getting ahead: half of it is about what you do when you’re not at the office.Too many people believe it’s their company’s job to carve out a career and professional development
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Richard Branson knows PR much better than HR

Richard Branson knows PR much better than HR | Career Advice | Scoop.it
EDITOR'S BLOG: Old Beardy's on the publicity trail for his new book - and his grand plan for 'unlimited holiday' could spell disaster for his employees, says Matthew Gwyther.
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Selfies on CVs ruining bankers' job chances

Selfies on CVs ruining bankers' job chances | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Junior bankers in Hong Kong are ruining their chances of being hired by including selfies of themselves on their CV...
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OMG why would you do that! We don't put photos on CVs in the UK for the reasons described in this article.

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Women’s lives spoiled by early career decisions, says ex-spy Stella Rimington | The Times

Women’s lives spoiled by early career decisions, says ex-spy Stella Rimington | The Times | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Girls are forced to make career choices before they leave school, leading to unhappy women, the former MI5 chief Dame Stella Rimington said
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We will now be working for over 45 years - plenty of time to explore and develop before making a career choice. Far better to know who you are and your strengths than to dash down the wrong path

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Millennials shunning traditional 'blue collar' for office-based jobs

Millennials shunning traditional 'blue collar' for office-based jobs | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Low interest in trade occupations such as construction and transportation amongst younger generations could result in future talent shortages...
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and they could be missing out, a high number of engineering type jobs are well paid and secure

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Why 'No' is the Most Important Word You'll Ever Say

Why 'No' is the Most Important Word You'll Ever Say | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Before you take on any more responsibilities, here are some guidelines to consider.
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I like this - we should think before saying yes

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February 2015 Infographic: Meet the Centennials

February 2015 Infographic: Meet the Centennials | Career Advice | Scoop.it
The Millennials have left the building: the Centennials are the new face of youth...
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A greart introduction to a new group .... but the boomers are still here!

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Why you might want to beware the introvert on your team

Why you might want to beware the introvert on your team | Career Advice | Scoop.it
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Interesting perspective on Introversion

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Here's What Happens When You Spend Too Much Free Time Responding To Work Emails

Here's What Happens When You Spend Too Much Free Time Responding To Work Emails | Career Advice | Scoop.it
A new study suggests that people who spend a lot of time answering emails during their off hours can have trouble sleeping.
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I've blogged about this before, and the need to avoid lights from our screen before bed so we get a good nights sleep.

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10 Tips For Adding Value By Showing Initiative | CAREEREALISM

10 Tips For Adding Value By Showing Initiative | CAREEREALISM | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Adding value is THE buzzword for "safe-guarding" your career and propelling yourself to the top of your profession. Find out why.

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What It Takes for a Young Professional to Get Hired Today

What It Takes for a Young Professional to Get Hired Today | Career Advice | Scoop.it
Growing up, I remember working hard for good grades but stressing over what I really needed to do to get a job one day. I worked a number of odd jobs to gain valuable skills, and while that experience was important,
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Useful article for all young people and those who want to help them

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Are you over the hill at 50+?

Are you over the hill at 50+? | Career Advice | Scoop.it
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Helful advice for those over 50

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Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview

Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview | Career Advice | Scoop.it
An employer's perspective on the value of your gap year travel, with practical advice on how to discuss and explain the benefits in an job interview.
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Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview

Discussing Your Gap Year at an Interview | Career Advice | Scoop.it
An employer's perspective on the value of your gap year travel, with practical advice on how to discuss and explain the benefits in an job interview.
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