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Thinking about a new career in project management?

Kam Sahota, Project Manager at Viking Direct, talks about how she got started in project management. Why did you decide to work in the industry and how did it start? “When I grow up I want to be a project manager” was never a sentence that came to mind as I was growing up. I started [...]

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Leaving university can be both an exciting and daunting task!

Leaving university can be both an exciting and daunting task! The options are vast and often very confusing, you can often be pushed in direction you don’t necessarily want to go in. Sometimes it is worth taking a step back and looking at your options from a distance, seeking further help through this critical stage [...]

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Does your University degree have to match your career path?

Having a maths degree on your CV when applying for a fashion role might not seem like a match in heaven, but don’t be discouraged. Skills can be transferred from unlikely places, with past education and employment being invaluable in all professional experiences. We recently spoke to three members of staff at fashion retailer bonprix [...]

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How to speak to potential employers

Speaking to potential employers can be a daunting task. Read our five top tips to help you stay confident and successful when speaking to career gatekeepers. Five top tips for speaking to potential employers As a graduate you can get so caught up in the job hunt that it’s sometimes easy to forget how daunting [...]

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How to approach telephone interviews

Portfolio Payroll offers advice and guidance on how to prepare, tackle and follow up on telephone interviews, to better your chances of landing your ideal role. How to better your chances in a telephone interview Telephone interviews are becoming increasingly popular amongst employers, being both time and cost effective as well as an efficient way [...]

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