5 Great Tips For Setting Yourself Apart From The Crowd At A Job Interview.

the_interviewThis article is contributed by Kevin Wright. When you go to an interview you have to remember you’re not as special as you think you are. A lot of people are qualified and it will keep them in the selection process, but at the end of the day you need to stand out or you won’t be the one getting the job. The reason for this is because nearly everyone else getting interviewed has very similar qualifications to you. Continue reading “5 Great Tips For Setting Yourself Apart From The Crowd At A Job Interview.”

So you want to volunteer?

senior volunteer This article is contributed by Julia Webb and is written from a UK perspective. Voluntary working can be very rewarding and can help you to develop new skills and even lead to paid employment. There are many types of organisations that take on volunteers so the first step is to narrow down the choices. Think about what kind of organisation you might want to work in and what type of role you might want.  Remember though you have two options here – firstly you can think about what skills you have that you can offer them or secondly you can think about what new skills you could learn. Continue reading “So you want to volunteer?”

Helping Hands Volunteer

helping hands to the plough This article is contributed by Karen Neagle.

Many people find that attaining a job in a charity is one of the hardest processes. Just as is the case with many job roles these days, there are many applicants and the passion which people demonstrate for the charity they wish to work for is often hard to compete with. It is also often the case that the people who wish to work for the charity in question are extremely anxious to be a part of the organisation in any way shape or form they can find. They offer a helping hand and are rarely refused.

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