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5 creative CV examples to get noticed by employers

5 creative CV examples to get noticed by employers

Scrolling through my LinkedIn newsfeed, on a rare occasion I would see someone go beyond the call of duty when applying for jobs. The LinkedIn post would usually contain an exemplary photo of how they have found an innovative way to present thei... read more

CV Tips

Northern Irish recruitment agencies - Which one do I choose?

Northern Irish recruitment agencies - Which one do I choose?

Job Seeker There are over a hundred recruitment agencies in Northern Ireland, which makes it difficult to know which one to choose when you’re searching for a job. Most recruiters are incentivised by placing people in jobs, so how do you know wh... read more

Job Search Tips, Productivity Hacks

What is Xamarin and why are a lot of developers using this platform to develop mobile apps?

What is Xamarin and why are a lot of developers using this platform to develop mobile apps?

What is Xamarin? Xamarin is a Microsoft –owned company based in California. It is a relatively new technology which is causing quite a stir among the software development community. In layman’s terms, it enables C# developers to write native And... read more

Skill Shortage, Web Development

Accountancy... A humour Free zone?

Accountancy... A humour Free zone?

The poor “boring accountant” has been much maligned over the years as a dull, suit wearing bean counter who wouldn’t know a joke if it slapped them in the spreadsheet! Now, I’ve been recruiting accountants for over 16 years and have spent enough... read more

Accountancy & Finance

Are you GDPR Compliant? (Interview with Local Consultant)

Are you GDPR Compliant? (Interview with Local Consultant)

Lately, the topic on everyone’s LinkedIn newsfeeds is the General Data Protection Regulation, or to call it the more familiar acronym GDPR . If you’ve never heard of it, it’s easy to ignore, especially if your boss or Senior management have not ... read more

GDPR, Interview

8 tips to prevent work interruptions

8 tips to prevent work interruptions

Coming into work with a few pages of things to do, by the end of the day, you find yourself with two things crossed off. This can be a nightmare for deadlines or meetings. Firstly, try to pinpoint what takes up most of your time, keep an Interru... read more

Career Advice, Productivity Hacks

How to prevent uncomfortable office conversations

How to prevent uncomfortable office conversations

The average working week is over 35 hours and for many, we are in the office every day. The relationships you maintain with your colleagues can be long-lasting and affect how you fit into an organisation. For some of us, starting conversations a... read more

Business, Career Advice

5 top qualities all personal assistants have

5 top qualities all personal assistants have

A Personal Assistant (PA) duties have grown extensively as time has gone on. PA’s are being asked to create executive reports, being a sounding board for Management decisions, understand the atmosphere and culture in a business and even contribu... read more

Business Support, Career Advice, Training

Do Interviewers call your references?

Do Interviewers call your references?

A professional reference is important for someone to vouch to your professional qualifications. Could this method be outdated or do interview ers still call your references? Seamus Cushley , a director in PwC has suggested that Blockchain could ... read more

Interview Tips

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