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Taking Clothing Measurements to Your Acting Audition

A casting director may need your clothes measurements for costume fittings at your acting audition. Keep your measurements handy and take them to your audition. [more…]

At-a-Glance Plan to Reach Your Dream Career

Finding your dream career is like searching for a hidden treasure. Your best strategy for success is to collect as many clues as you can about what works for you. The following points are a nuts-and-bolts [more…]

Informational Interview Questions to Ask in Search of Your Dream Career

When you’re searching for your dream career, talking with people in a field you’re interested in is one of the best ways to gain a realistic and current picture of a potential new career — you want to [more…]

Identifying Your Passions in Search of Your Dream Career

Evidence of your passions is in front of you every day. Use the passions that bring you alive to find your dream career. Use the following filters to follow the clues to find your passions and interests [more…]

How to Use the Web in Search for Your Dream Career

The Internet is full of information on all sorts of topics, including careers. You can’t go wrong starting your search for your dream career by clicking the Web sites in the following list. They’re good [more…]

Considering Alternatives to the 9-to-5 Schedule in Your Dream Career

When changing careers, you may find that your dream career fits into a nontraditional work arrangement. An alternative schedule may suit you better than working 9 to 5, five days a week. Some of the alternatives [more…]

Keeping an Open Mind about Your Dream Career

As you explore options for a new dream career, you’re putting one toe into the unknown. Although it can be unnerving not to know The Answer to your career puzzle, the key to success is to keep an open [more…]

Strategies to Green Your Resume

Green employers want to see evidence that your values and actions align with the company’s mission. Here are terrific actions you can take and then add to your resume to demonstrate your commitment to [more…]

Top Tips for Successful Job Interviewing

Got an interview fast approaching and getting yourself in a twist about it? Don’t panic! Use these handy hints to help you prepare, in order to come across as cool, calm and collected on the day. [more…]

Being Ready For Common Questions in Your Job Interview

Certain questions (or at least some variation on them) come up in almost every single interview. Take a look at these pointers and be sure to have an answer prepared for each one - then you can’t go wrong [more…]

Building Rapport with Your Job Interviewers

When it comes to interviews, it’s not only what you say but how you say it. Use these quick reminders to work on how you come across as a whole, helping you to make a positive and lasting impression. [more…]

Improve Your Hiring Potential with a Pre-Interview Checklist

Before embarking on a job interview, be sure to scan through this practical checklist, including some handy last minute tips, guaranteed to make you feel more ready than ever! [more…]

Answering Tough Interview Questions For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Use these helpful resources to help you plan and prepare for any question that an interview might throw up. Feel confident knowing that you have done all the ground work required and walk in with your [more…]

How to Present Yourself Well at the Assessment Centre

Inbox exercises, group exercises, case studies, interviews, psychometric tests – you’ll need to demonstrate a range of skills and competencies to beat the job competition. Follow these top tips when preparing [more…]

How to Be a Successful Job Interviewee

The way in which you prepare for an interview can mean the difference between success and failure. Bear these tips in mind before and during an employment interview. [more…]

Demonstrating Confidence during your Job Interview

Having a high degree of confidence in yourself goes a long way towards impressing companies and interviewers. Consider how your level of confidence shows in these ways: [more…]

How to Enhance Your CV for Job Searching

Getting your Curriculum Vitae (CV) into its best possible shape is an essential step towards getting the job you’re looking for. Here are four suggestions as to how you might improve your CV: [more…]

Perfecting Your Delivery when Giving a Presentation

Delivering a presentation is a part of many job application processes. You can give your presentation a boost by keeping these tips in mind as you go: [more…]

Going through a Pre-Interview Checklist

Interviews are stressful, so you could be forgiven for forgetting something important in the run-up. However, you can help yourself to feel prepared before embarking upon an interview by making sure that [more…]

Reviewing Your CV before Applying for a Job

Tell the truth. After a fair evaluation, decide whether you have a standout Curriculum Vitae (CV). Maybe you need to call in the experts for a makeover on a sorry looking eyesore? As a quick review, ask [more…]

Job Hunting and Career Change All-in-One For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

There’s no doubt about it – searching for and getting a job can be hard work, particularly when times are hard. This cheat sheet gives you the essential info for maximising your chances of getting that [more…]

Starting to Think about Your CV

Get some paper and a pen or pencil, or grab your laptop and start making some notes for yourself before launching into writing your perfect CV (Curriculum Vitae [more…]

Polishing and Launching Your CV

Hone your information into a killer CV (Curriculum Vitae)with these tips. Before sending out your CV to potential employers or agencies, check you’ve done the following: [more…]

What to Leave Out of Your CV

Your final CV needs to be concise, well-written and not hindered by long-winded phrases or excess content that slows the reader down and sabotages an otherwise competitive document. Here are some items [more…]

CVs For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

Need useful and concise tips and rules for writing and submitting a CV (curriculum vitae) in the UK? Look no further. This Cheat Sheet is packed with handy, at-a-glance essential tips and reminders to [more…]

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