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Use What You’ve Got!

Use What You’ve Got! It’s time to step up your job search with some 21st century panache. If your job hunt hasn’t really led anywhere maybe it’s time you approached it from a different angle. Social Media: Most of us use Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn on a daily basis, so why not use it to help you land your dream job. To help you learn to utilise Social Media and job hunt like a pro, Aston Elite have found you this Fantastic Article from The Guardian that not only has some great tips...

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Do You Make Your Own Luck?

Do You Make Your Own Luck? IT’S FRIDAY 13TH! For most this is simply another eight-hour hike to the weekend but for some of us, superstition kicks in and we can’t help but looking for signs of bad luck. Employers, be prepared for a barrage of sick notes and one-day holiday requests not to mention having all important meetings rescheduled. Believe it or not, Friggatriskaidekaphobia is a recognised phobia… and we challenge you to say it right first time! We thought we’d help balance the scales by...

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Ever Onward…

Ever Onward… Rejection is all part of the process. It’s rare to be offered every job you’ve ever applied for but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t sting when you receive the 5th rejection email. The important thing is to persevere. You’re not going to secure a new job any quicker by giving up the search. Learning how to take the rough with the smooth and not let disappointment affect you can take a strong will. To assist you, Aston Elite has found this Fantastic Article written...

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Square One

Square One What is the first step in looking for a new job? The obvious answer would be something simple like re-writing your C.V but you’d be missing out an important step. Before you can update/re-write/spruce up your Curriculum Vitae, try making a self-assessment. The information you uncover could add vital editions to your C.V and interview answers, which may just be that extra push you need to land you that dream job. Advising you to make a self-assessment is all well and good however, unless...

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To Temp Or Not To Temp

To Temp Or Not To Temp Job searching can be a long and tedious business. If you are unemployed and searching, the stress of not having an income steadily increases and it becomes difficult not to jump at the first job your offered. A temporary solution could be temporary work. Working as a temp can give you the flexibility to look for the right long-term position whilst you earn money, build your skill set and close the growing gap in your C.V. If you’re still unsure if temping is the right move for you, take a...

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Looking Sharp

Looking Sharp This Article from The Trend Spotter shows exactly how to put together a gentleman’s outfit that will ‘ace the interview’, and even has some useful tips on where to go shopping. Johnny Mannah breaks down the suit, piece by piece, showing that it’s the detail that make all the difference. Definitely worth a...

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Writing a CV of Champions

Writing a CV of Champions Your CV is your introduction to a new company. It’s what makes an interviewer think, “Hey, this is the type of person we want.” Making sure your CV portrays you as a ‘dream employee’ takes a lot of work. Nowadays, you’re even expected to tailor your CV to each role. What many people fail to realise is that a CV is more than a history of jobs in chronological order, it’s your chance to highlight achievements and skills. To help you make the most of your...

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Finding Your Battle Dress

Finding Your Battle Dress It can be difficult to make a solid decision on clothes at the best of times. It often takes some of us at least three attempts at picking out an outfit to go and get coffee. Choosing an awesome interview outfit can feel impossible. We’ve had the importance of  ‘a good first impression’ drilled in to us for decades so the pressure is on to find something that will make you look professional but comfortable, and conforms to company culture whilst showing off your personality....

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Surviving The First Day

Surviving The First Day You did it! You’ve secured a new job and can say goodbye to the long hours of job hunting and interview prep. Time for the next challenge; your first day at work. Your first days in a new job can be rather daunting. You obviously made a good first impression during interviewing but now you’re keen to make an impression on your new colleagues. DON’T PANIC. Take a deep breath, relax and have a read of this Amazing Article by Stephanie Vozza at the Fast Company for some amazing...

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Calling it Quits

Calling it Quits At Aston Elite, we believe you should love your job rather than just working to ‘pay the bills’ otherwise there’s a high risk you’ll end up spending your entire weekend dreading Monday morning. It’s sometimes difficult to know at what point to ‘throw in the towel’; you could be experiencing a temporary ‘slump’ however, leave it too long and, before you know it, you’re in your 5th year of employment without further personal growth or...

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