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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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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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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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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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A Recruitment Consultancy, You Say?

A Recruitment Consultancy, You Say? We know that you know what we do here at Aston Elite, But we also appreciate it sometimes helps to have clarification. We love this Wonderful Article from Belgium recruiter Pauwels Consulting highlighting the benefits of using Recruitment Consultants. We wouldn’t usually point you in the direction of another agency, but this really does make for a great read! We hope you find it as useful as we...

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How to Jump Start the Job Search

How to Jump Start the Job Search The hardest part of any job, quite often, is to know Where to Start. It’s the same with a Job Search. It can feel a little overwhelming but to help you out, we have found this Stunning Article published by The Telegraph back in 2012.  

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Why use a recruitment consultancy?

Why use a recruitment consultancy? If you’re looking for a new role in the new year, there are many options available to you in how to search. You could approach companies directly, trawl through ads online or in your local paper, or, you could approach recruitment consultancies. In this article for the Telegraph Jeremy I’Anson discusses the benefits of working with recruitment agencies and consultants and how to make the most of your relationship with...

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