Get Employed Subreddit

Reddit can be a great resource for advice on job hunting. The “GetEmployed” subreddit is a good place to start. It seems to be largely used by people in the US but some of the advice works whatever job market you’re in. If you’ve not used Reddit before it’s essentially a giant online community that’s broken up into “subreddits” which are sections that cover a particular area of interest. There…

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Job Applications – Employer Website vs. Job Board

If you see the same job on an employer website and a job board, which way should you go with your application? Apply through the company website with your CV and follow up with an email or phone call to make sure they’ve got your application. A direct application allows you to talk about a genuine interest in the employer which is usually hidden on a job board. The phone…

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Ever been told you’re over-qualified for a job?

This is something that we regularly come across with job applicants being told, or believing, that they are overqualified to be considered for a particular job role. It’s a simple fact of life that some employers will overlook your CV when sifting through applicants if they feel you are overqualified and, as the candidate, you have to put yourself in their shoes and ask yourself the question “What are they…

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