Cover letters: first impressions count

Cover letters: first impressions count

Cover letters are vital to any job application, but many people neglect to apply the same standards to them as they do to their cv or application form, particularly when they apply to online jobs. Yet it is the first thing employers will read and first impressions count. Cv expert Mildred Talabi gives some advice on common errors, besides the usual bad grammar, spelling and punctuation.

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Maternity rights and self-employment

Maternity rights and self-employment

Maternity rights around self-employment is a complex area and growing more complex by the day as more and more women set up their own businesses, often on the side of other jobs.…

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How to do a great video interview

How to do a great video interview

Improvements in Internet speed over the last five years and the growing popularity of webcam-integrated devices such as smartphone and tablets, have contributed to a significant rise in remote, video based job interviews. Here as some top tips to help you ace video chat job interview.…

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How to negotiate a flexible return to work

How to negotiate a flexible return to work

Anna Meller gives some tips on how to negotiate flexible working.…

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How to make a good first impression at work 

How to make a good first impression at work 

Marielena Satabier, Business Coach and director of Inspiring Potential, provides her tips on how new joiners can make an impact from day one.…

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