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  • Businesses in Kent are bracing for another busy Christmas but help is at hand at Kent Jobs.
  • Looking for a nice earner this Christmas? There are some great opportunities for temporary roles or part time work here at Kent Jobs.
  • There are big opportunities for people looking to volunteer in Kent. Check out this great initiative!
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  • It’s the time when our confidence, wits, skills and, sometimes, self esteem are put firmly to the test. Here are some great tips to help you along the way.
  • Your social networks are not just about arguing over Brexit with your cousin or checking out a work colleague's new car.
  • No matter what the job, having the right kind of boss is so important to your career and - many times - well being. Here's how to spot the ones to avoid!
  • Mums and dads can expect to spend almost £8,000 to help their grown-up child reach the first rung of the career ladder
  • If you’re counting down the days until your next interview, here are some top tips that will help leave a lasting impression on the interviewer
  • It's the first step towards getting a job - putting together an unbeatable CV.
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  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.
  • Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.