Using Social Networks

5 Surefire Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door

You may dream of blazing a trail into a new career, you’ve graduated with a good degree in hand, and you’ve researched everything there is to know about your dream company. Doing your homework is one thing, but that isn’t going to cut it when it comes to getting that first foot firmly wedged in Continue reading..

Finding work after a career break

Whether you’ve just been made redundant or have taken a few years’ career break, looking for a new job can be a complicated business these days since the whole landscape has changed with the advent of social media. There’s much more emphasis on self promotion and taking a proactive, creative approach. But well before all Continue reading..

How your smartphone can help your job hunt and career

The capabilities of technology gets more impressive every day, with devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones making all aspects of our day to day lives easier and easier. With smartphones usage rising (forecasts say there will be a 17% increase in users by the end of year compared to 2012*), they’re becoming a useful Continue reading..

Are you being Googled?

With the next wave of undergraduates taking their first steps into their university career, it is that time of year when the employment market is full of newly qualified graduates seeking their initial step on the career ladder. A top notch degree alone will do little for your employment prospects if your online brand isn’t Continue reading..

Use social media to boost your professional profile

It’s time that we all accepted that social media is not just for young people and celebrities. Companies and professionals of all ages and backgrounds now use the various forms of social media, to improve their opportunities. From the major social media brands to the small niche communities, social media can seriously improve your professional Continue reading..

Top Five Job Hunting Apps

Three out of every five job seekers use their mobile phone to search for job*. Do you?   As candidates are becoming more mobile savvy recruitment companies are offering you more and more mobile services to enable you to search for jobs while ‘on the go.’ CV-Library has explored what job hunting mobile apps are Continue reading..