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The Layout.

The Layout. When starting your job hunt, the world and his wife will be telling you about how important your CV is (us included). And it is important, it’s what gets you through the door, your written invitation to the next step in your career, but what people sometimes forget about is the Layout. You may be the most experienced and the best candidate for the job but how are prospective employers to know that if your CV is unreadable. Having the information there in chronological order isn’t...

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The Right Fit

The Right Fit “If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life” – Marc Anthony. At Aston Elite, we believe that being in a job that you enjoy is Important. If you have to drag yourself out of bed with an astronomical sized coffee each morning and frequently catch yourself counting the minutes till home time, thinking about ‘the Money’ just isn’t going to be enough. It’s important to remember that the job Interview isn’t just to see if your...

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Fail to Prepare and Prepare to Fail

Fail to Prepare and Prepare to Fail You’ve been offered the Interview and have gone through to the next step in getting your Dream Job. But now is not the time to sit back and relax, here is where the real work begins. Interview Preparation. To help you out, we here at Aston Elite have found this Fantastic Article by Biron Clark from the Career Sidekick that not only has some great advice on Interview Preparation but also contains useful and easy to follow tips on what to do in the Interview. Well worth a...

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May Day

May Day When you mention May Day, images of children with flowers in their hair running round a Maypole or Morris dancers waving handkerchiefs often spring to mind, but not everyone knows that it’s also the anniversary of International Workers day. Made an official Bank holiday in 1978, May Day is a time to celebrate organised Labor and solidarity. We at Aston Elite stumbled across this Informative Article from the Guardian written back in 2012 and thought it might be...

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Stepping up and Standing Out

Stepping up and Standing Out There is a lot of pressure put on writing an impressive CV. It is after all your first impression to future employers and has to be enough to get you through the first stage. It’s now the in thing to tailor your CV to each and every prospective job on top of everything else you have to think about. We here at Aston Elite appreciate that it can become a little overwhelming. To help you out, we’ve found this Stunning Article by Amy Gallo from the Harvard Business Review on how to make...

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Starting The Search

Starting The Search People often stay in jobs, situations and places they don’t like because the idea of finding something new is Overwhelming. We here at Aston Elite believe that being in a Job you Love is important but we also understand that starting again is a big step. Rome wasn’t built in a Day. If you are feeling overwhelmed by the Job Hunt, DON’T PANIC! Take a deep breath and tackle it one task at a time. To help you do this, we’ve come across this Fantastic Article written by...

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Interviews for Introverts

Interviews for Introverts Interviews are tough on everyone but they can be especially harrowing for Introverts. Self promotion, fast thinking and confidence are all big parts of todays job interviews. Unfortunately these are also all fields where the Extroverts have an unfair advantage.  Not to worry, we here at Aston Elite have come across this Article by Madeleine Burry from the Balance. It’s full of tips to help you get through the Interview as an introvert and it’s definitely worth a...

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To Gloss Or Not To Gloss?

To Gloss Or Not To Gloss? Sorry Boys, but this one’s for our Elite Ladies. Should you wear makeup to a Job Interview? It’s a tough one, and one I myself have struggled with. How much is too much? could not wearing any damage your prospects? If your Interviewing for a position you’ve experienced before, you probably have a good idea on what works but for those of us reaching for something new, there is already enough to worry about without panicking about a makeover which is why we here at Aston Elite...

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A Recruitment Consultancy?

A Recruitment Consultancy? If you’ve been Job hunting for a while with not a lot of success, you might be thinking of using a Recruitment Agency or Consultancy. I could happily go on about how this would help your Job Search, save time, limit stress, but I could see why you’d think I’m biased. So why don’t you take a look at this Fab Article from Pauwels Consulting. It explains clearly just what a Recruitment Agency is and it’s benefits for Candidates and...

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New Day, New Start, New Job

New Day, New Start, New Job No one is saying the first day’s a picnic. Starting a new job can be scary and will be nerve racking. It’s going to take time to learn everyone’s name, where the coffee machine lives or that the door to the photo copying room opens inwards despite the sign saying ‘PUSH’. The important thing to remember is that everyone knows you’re new. No one is expecting you to have the job down on the first day. But just because it’s unexpected doesn’t make it...

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