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Posts by: Jonathan O'Hagan

When you are looking for a job, you need to make an informed decision. You need guidance in so many areas, but where can you find the answers? With a myriad of choices in front of you, any search can seem a noisy and confusing place to start with. If you are not deliberate in…

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When you are competing for shelf space against the likes of Unilever, Procter & Gamble and Nestle, you have to maximise every possible competitive advantage. Many firms go head-to-head for a while, but far from all last the distance to cement their place in the fight for the customer’s attention. Initially, they might have a…

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As part of my job I often I get asked “should I specialise or should I keep my skill set broad to appeal to a wider prospective Employer base”? Well, I think there’s pro’s and con’s to doing both and whilst not an easy question to answer, for what it’s worth, I do have an…

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If you’ve been through an interview process in the last 5 years then you’ll perhaps have noticed how much more common place Psychometric Testing is as part of an organisations recruitment process. Like the vast majority of the population, the thought of being tested/ analysed in areas like Numerical & Verbal competence, Situational Judgement, Personality…

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So, you’ve got yourself an interview and now’s the time to shine…. For some, interviews are a natural, enjoyable and sometimes easy process that most of the time will result in a job offer. You find selling yourself is easy – after all, who knows you better than you! However for some, the thought of…

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So. There’s this thing out there now called ‘Social Media’ – anyone heard of it??? On a serious note we all have Social Media (in various forms) coming out of our ears! According to industry experts if you’re not active on the social media scene then you’ll be in the minority now as 60% (2015)…

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So, you’ve got yourself an interview and now’s the time to shine…. For some, interviews are a natural, enjoyable and sometimes easy process that most of the time will result in a job offer. You find selling yourself is easy – after all, who knows you better than you! However for some, the thought of…

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