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16th July 2019

CIPD: is it worth it?

The CIPD is seen by many as a good way to acquire the essential knowledge and skills to become an effective HR practitioner. But is it actually worth it?

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2nd July 2019

Nightmare interview stories

We’ve all encountered a terrible interview. Sometimes it’s something you’ve done, but what happens when it’s not something you could plan for? Sometimes through no fault of your own bad interviews do happen, even when you’ve done the legwork. You told us about some of your own interview horror stories.

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21st June 2019

How to use social media to improve your job prospects

Job hunting in the 21st Century is fast, competitive and online. If you're not using LinkedIn et al efficiently, then you'll be left behind. Here are a few ways to use social media to boost your job prospects.

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10th June 2019

Should we get rid of the CV?

For years, people have questioned whether the CV is still relevant, especially when so many of us use LinkedIn to find our next role. Does the CV still have a valuable part to play or is it time we got rid of it?

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28th May 2019

The CIPD qualification: what you think about it

We’ve previously examined the merits of the CIPD qualification and whether it’s worth the effort, exertion and exhaustion of studying (usually) part-time while working, but we wanted to know what you – the HR professional community – thought about it.

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14th May 2019

Top 5 interview dos and don’ts

You’ll find a lot of advice out there about how to dress, what to say, what not to say and how to present yourself at a job interview – in fact it can be downright confusing and overwhelming. Don’t worry, though, we’ve made it simple for you. Here are the top five dos and don’ts to bear in mind ahead of an interview.

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