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Out of your Comfort Zone

Recently I wrote about how it is not good at all to seem too desperate when looking for jobs or home employment opportunities. However, job seekers, especially older ones, do need to be willing to step out of the familiar … Continue reading

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Don’t look so desperate when applying for jobs

There is a lot of competition out there for every job that is advertised, add to this your mortgage company keep phoning up because you have been paying a lower amount on the mortgage with a promise that you would … Continue reading

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Social Media Tips…for job hunters and freelancers

So, you are looking for a job or on the path to self-employment, you know that networking will certainly help you and that social media is a very useful way to build connections and to stay connected with those you … Continue reading

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Improving your skill set

What advice would you give your younger self? A question the media often invites us to answer. At 17 I was a student nursery nurse going to college three days a week and working on a training placement in a … Continue reading

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Ideas for a small business

Women Entrepreneur, recently published an article about Entrepreneur: Caroline Weaver, owner of CW Pencil Enterprise in New York City, who runs a profitable business selling of all things…Pencils. Pencils bring back so many warm memories for me. I was an … Continue reading

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Free courses for adults

Are your basic skills what they should be? Free courses for adults The children could be heard this week playing in the nearby school playground and shops are full of toasters, irons and cheap duvets for students off to university … Continue reading

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How to use your contacts to help your job search

These days it would be easy to think that the only way to find a job is to sit hour after hour firing off your CV to jobs on line via Monster, Total jobs, Reed, Jobcentre plus and the loads … Continue reading

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Angels unawares ..Thank you to Jeanne Carver and Jim Elliott for this story

   

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Happy Labor Day to all my many readers across the USA

However, what is Labor Day …never heard of it said one of my friends when asking me what it is, and another friend in the USA, asked me if we have Labor Day in England. So, if you were asked … Continue reading

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Election 2015 …a dark day

On May 7th, the British people elected the most vicious right wing government and leader in our history and gave it an increased majority with a full mandate to govern needing no coalition, giving full reign to 12 billion pounds … Continue reading

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