Working from home: 6 tips to avoid the madness hamsters

Whether you’re a student, a freelancer, a self-employed-er or just a self-confessed work-a-holic, we’ve all had experience of working from our place of rest. The dizzying highs. The crippling lows. How to ensure you stay sane? We’ve got the low-down.

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74% of grads will relocate to get a job (and other surprising stats)

The good people at Total Jobs have been chatting to you graduate types, and what they’ve found is pretty interesting. The question is, do you agree with their findings?

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The Entrepreneur Test – do you have the traits of an entrepreneur?

We’ve been chatting rather a lot with our pals at the New Entrepreneur Foundation recently, as they open their cohort for the next year of entrepreneurial super-stardom. But how do you know whether you’re right for such a challenge?

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Job interview questions: what you wish you’d known before

Trying to plan for job interview questions is always a nerve-wracking task – but did you know that a lot of employers reckon they’ll known within the first 90 seconds of your interview whether they’ll hire you or not? Scary stuff. Make sure you safe-guard against it.

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10 photos that sum up the London tube strike commute

Don’t get us wrong. We’re all about opportunities in London. But for those still waiting on bagging that perfect internship or job – maybe today, just today, breathe a tiny sigh of relif. It’s not a great day to be a commuter.

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How to answer filter questions: be unafraid. Be very unafraid.

So, you’re making your way through the standard application gubbins – CV, check, cover letter, sparkly and fresh, when BAM. Suddenly you realise your company of choice have added something a little extra into the equation – a filter question, a job-application bouncer, to weed out the unwanted. Be happy. This is a good thing.

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Your Personal Branding – why putting people off can be a good thing

Personal Branding is one of the most effective ways to distinguish yourself from the job-seeking crowd, advice about it is in abundance on the Internet. The problem is, much of it is simply unusable for the majority of us at the beginnings of our careers.

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