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Posted by Melissa Le Clerc on November 27th, 2014
See a few of our recommended reads for embarking on your job search. Let us know your favourite publications in the comment box below.
There are thousands of books on CV and portfolio creation, interviewing and gaining career success. We’ve skipped over these and recommend a few which will help to analyse your skills in and outside of the boardroom. Two New York Times Best Seller must reads are Quiet by Susan Cain and Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman.
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THE UPSIDE OF FAILURE
Posted by Melissa Le Clerc on November 5th, 2014
Failure: a person or thing that proves unsuccessful.
The definition is clear but does failure have to be negative in this day and age? We asked 3 successful professionals how they’ve dealt with failure and if it’s something to be feared. See what they said.
“If you don’t make mistakes, it shows you’re not pushing yourself or doing things differently, you’re just replicating thing that have been done before. I don’t actually like calling it failure, it’s about learning from your mistakes Read More
Posted by Melissa Le Clerc on November 4th, 2014
[ASPIRING AREOSPACE ENGINEER AND NIDO SPITALFIELDS RESIDENT]
Where is home for you?
I was born in Des Moines, Iowa USA but I call a lot of places home. I attended High School in Bismarck, North Dakota, spent 6 months in Delft, The Netherlands while studying abroad and worked in Hsinchu, Taiwan for 3 months on my undergrad research project.
So what brought you to London?
I’m studying a Master’s of Science in Aerospace Engineering at Queen Mary University of London.
That’s a pretty impressive Read More
SECRETS OF A HEADHUNTER
Posted by Melissa Le Clerc on November 3rd, 2014
Get comfortable because this could be the most important 5 minutes of your day. Understand what companies are looking for and learn how to amaze on an interview. This is the key to landing THE job.
Meet Kelly Scott, head of Commercial Practice at True North Executive Search. Kelly’s role is to place candidates in a magnitude of industries from mainstream blue chip, tech start-ups, and hospitality to banking and entertainment industries. The goal is connecting people to their dream job.
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Posted by Melissa Le Clerc on November 1st, 2014
LinkedIn is quickly becoming an employer and employees best friend. Its networking, job hunting and profile capabilities outweigh anything else on the market. With over 100 million users, why wouldn’t you use it?
Here are a few tricks on how to make to most out of LinkedIn.
When connecting with valuable and influential people on LinkedIn, make sure you give them a good chance of knowing you. Use the ‘personal note’ to remind them of how and when you met. This will Read More