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New year, new job, new me!

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The end of the year is always a good time to reflect, but also to look forward. New year, new job, new me! 2017 wasn’t my best year, but equally it wasn’t the worst. My redundancy may have come as a shock when it was announced mid-November but I quickly picked myself up, dusted myself […]

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Preparing for a job interview

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Preparing for a job interview or interviews? There’s some great stuff on Pinterest which might help you. I found these: Top 10 job interview questions with answers The Top 20 interview questions and How to handle challenging job interview questions Hope these might help you too as I continue writing up several career success stories […]

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A day off

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Today I’m taking a well-deserved break from blogging, interview preparation and job hunting. The last few weeks I’ve been on a full-time mission to nail a new job, to try to ensure there’s no break in my income, but following a minor dose of flu I’m shattered. So I’m putting my feet up tonight. I’m […]

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Applying for PR and marketing jobs

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Perhaps, like me, your dream job is to use your writing skills and creativity for a living. Being a journalist certainly gave me the chance to do just that – as did working in PR. Blogging is opening up all sorts of opportunities too! Now looking for my next role in the communications industry I […]

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The Dream Job Blog launch

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The official launch of The Dream Job Blog has been slightly delayed. Not only has Christmas interrupted my plans but I’ve also gone down with the lergy. And it would be such a great time to launch too – as lots of people dread going back to work after the festive break and resolve to […]

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Welcome to the dream job blog!

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  Welcome to my brand new blog! I’m on a journey, to find a new job and I’m inviting you to share the journey with me. Just a few weeks ago I learnt that I am going to be made redundant and for the first time in my working life I’m facing possible unemployment. Of […]