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Mastering these 5 characteristics all great teams share can land you the job

Posted: February 21, 2018 at 5:36 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Have you ever stopped to really think about what makes a great team and how that can help you win the job? By the time you graduate you will already have some experience of working as part of a team and your experience is likely to be questioned at any job interview you get. But have you ever stopped to think about the factors behind what makes a ...Read More

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Answering Interview Questions

All You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Answering Interview Questions

Posted: February 7, 2018 at 4:47 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Got a job interview coming up? Then the best thing you can do is to prepare ahead – but of course, you already know that. The challenge is how best to prepare so that you sound natural, confident and clear in your interview. While body language definitely plays a huge part, a lot also comes down to how ready you are for the questions you’re li...Read More

8 lessons to learn if you want to find a job that makes you happy

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 4:30 pm | Author: Chris Davies

You’re unhappy because you hate your job – or perhaps you’re unhappy because you haven’t got a job. Wherever you are, finding a job that makes you happy is a worthwhile pursuit given that you will spend an average of 90,000 hours at work over your lifetime. Here are 8 lessons to help you along the way. Lesson 1: Know how to make yourself ...Read More

Why people who fail at first inspire us to succeed

Posted: January 19, 2018 at 3:53 pm | Author: Chris Davies

Earlier this week, Matthew Syed’s article in the Times, ‘Why Harry Kane was so nearly lost in game’s age-gap’, really caught my attention. Why, Syed asked, did this 24-year-old footballer with the potential to become the finest English player since Sir Bobby Charlton, so nearly never make it. 39 Premier League strikes broke records t...Read More

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