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How to survive moving into a new industry

If you told me I’d be working in marketing a few months ago, I would have found it laughable. Changing careers has required a lot of learning, with a small amount of imposter syndrome. Here are my 3 top tips for surviving your first month in a new industry.

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Reasons to hire for the person and not JUST their experience

One of the most important lessons I’ve learnt as a recruiter is that people with amazing looking CVs are often disappointing when I get them on the phone, and people who have no demonstrable experience often really impress me. Why is this and why should we consider hiring the later candidate?

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ExP Tips: How To Negotiate Your Salary

Salary negotiation is an important, and very normal aspect of the employment process. Yet everyone, myself included, finds it incredibly awkward. Whether it’s for a new job or you’ve been gunning for that promotion, it’s a well-known phenomenon. Our salaries SHOULD reflect our education, career level, skill set and the strengths we offer.

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