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What Am I Doing Wrong?

What Am I Doing Wrong? Sometimes the biggest obstacle standing between you and your dream job is you. Without realising, we can become so fed up with looking for work that we’ve already given up mentally. We do this by making lists of people to call but then hesitate to pick up the phone, let negative thoughts creep in and become complacent in the knowledge that nobody’s hiring. Have a read of this Fantastic Article by John Lees from the Harvard Business Review, John explains each of the ‘just...

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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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The 21st Century Job Searching.

The 21st Century Job Searching. We are living in an age of communication and information, walking into a new job should be simple but everything happens so much faster nowadays. You can check for job vacancies on your trusty smart phone but are you using all your resources to their full capability? You could be missing out, Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn. Social media has become a gold mine for both interviewers and job seekers alike, you now both have the chance to research each other (so beware of drunken selfies...

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The Layout.

The Layout. When starting a job hunt the world and his wife will be telling you about how important your CV is (including us) and it is important, it’s what gets your foot 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 best candidate for the job but how are potential employers to know that if your CV is unreadable. Having the information there in chronological order isn’t enough...

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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 each morning and frequently catch yourself counting down the minutes until 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 up to scratch, it’s for...

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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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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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Back to Basics

Back to Basics Not everyone has a CV. Maybe you’ve been lucky enough not to need one or it’s been so long that you couldn’t find it for a fee. But you never know when the need will crop up and having it up to date and on hand can be a real life saver. Writing a CV is the first step in the hunt for your dream job. We at Aston Elite that the first step is often the hardest, just knowing where to start can be enough to make your head hurt. Try out the Tips in this Excellent Article from the...

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