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In this section, you'll find articles, videos and helpful advice on all stages of finding a new job, from writing a CV to preparing for a job interview, to making the next step in your career.
01st July 2015
From an early age, Patricia ‘loved house designs and construction’ and took great satisfaction in exploring local building sites ‘after the builders left, to see the work they had done that day’. These innocent site visits were to lay the foundations for Patricia’s current role heading up her own professional quantity surveying practice.
30th June 2015
CPL’s latest employment monitor found that 60% of people would, given the opportunity, change their college course and do something different. That’s an astonishing proportion of the population walking around with regret. Why did over half of the population choose a course that they later wish they didn’t? We took a look at some reasons and what they can teach us about finding career fulfilment.
23rd June 2015
For introverts, a fate more terrifying than parties is the interview. The question ‘Tell me a little about yourself’ is the stuff of nightmares and doing so goes against their natural instincts. Unfortunately, self-promotion is the name of the game when it comes to successful interviews. So, as an introvert what can you do to sell yourself?
19th June 2015
If your last technical presentation resulted in a series of blank stares, bored expressions and constant phone scrolling then you’re doing something wrong. You’ve spent months on this project, it’s stolen more hours than you’d care to admit and has been the source of much celebration on your team since it’s successful completion. Yet no one outside of this circle really understands, or seems to care. Follow these tips and you can learn how to not only survive your next briefing, but maybe even inspire your non-technical colleagues in the process.