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Choosing A Company To Work For - Chapter 3 - Values

The third installment of our series on how to choose a company.

In the first cast in this series, we talked about the factors to consider when choosing a new company. Now we’re going to work through each in turn and help you with the questions to ask yourself when trying to decide what you need to be looking for.


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Choosing A Company To Work For - Chapter 2 - Basic Compensation Principles

The second installment of our series on how to choose a company.

In the first cast in this series, we talked about the factors to consider when choosing a new company. Now we’re going to work through each in turn and help you with the questions to ask yourself when trying to decide what you need to be looking for.


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5 Jobs From This Resume

Our guidance on how to think about your experience and your next steps.

In this cast, we’ve chosen four resumes from those which were sent to us, and analyzed them for what that person’s next step choices are. All the resumes have been anonymized and given the names of characters from TV shows.


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Choosing A Company To Work For - Chapter 1 - Factors To Consider Part 2

The commencement of our series on how to choose a company.

When we’re fed up at work and looking idly for jobs, or when we’ve become unemployed, we can’t imagine choosing a company. We just want to get out, and anything will do. Smart people though, take time to think about the companies they could work for and why some of those may be better or worse. Then they set about cultivating contacts at that company. In this guidance, we’re going to review the factors to consider.


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Choosing A Company To Work For - Chapter 1 - Factors To Consider Part 1

The commencement of our series on how to choose a company.

When we’re fed up at work and looking idly for jobs, or when we’ve become unemployed, we can’t imagine choosing a company. We just want to get out, and anything will do. Smart people though, take time to think about the companies they could work for and why some of those may be better or worse. Then they set about cultivating contacts at that company. In this guidance, we’re going to review the factors to consider.


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Interviewing On Skype - Chapter 2

Our guidance what you need to know about interviewing on Skype.

This is the second cast we’ve done about interviewing on Skype. In between, these interviews have got more prevalent – some first screens are done by Skype now. It’s cheap, easy and convenient for the companies who use the technology. It’s a little bit harder for the candidates, but that helps you. The more of the competition who fail at this point, the better for you. In this cast, we have four extra considerations for you when interviewing by Skype.


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Long Term Job Search Chapter 1

Our guidance on what to do when in a long-term job search.

Long-term job searches get people down. We know that. When you’re down, it’s harder to take the right actions, with the right frame of mind. So first, we’re going to recommend actions you can take to improve your state of mind. Then we’ll move on to increasing your opportunities for success in the job search.


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How Not To Accept An Offer - Chapter 2 - Don't Say 'Yes, But'

Questions This Guidance Answers: 
  • How do I accept a job offer?
  • Can I negotiate a job offer?
  • Can I make changes to job offer conditions?

Our guidance on accepting offers – how not to do it!

We covered how to decline an offer a while ago and we still got questions about how to accept offers. Then we published ‘Accepting an Offer’ and we still got questions about what’s okay and what’s not. This cast covers questions we’ve been asked about accepting offers and behaviors which are definitely NOT okay.


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How Do I Know I Have An Offer?

Questions This Guidance Answers: 
  • What are the constituents of an offer?
  • Why would a manager not have all the constituents of an offer?
  • What do I do if an offer is not complete?

Our guidance on the constituents of an offer, and knowing when you have a complete one.

Many people tell us they've been made an offer of employment, and when we ask for details, they don't have any. If your offer doesn't have all the constituent parts, it's not really an offer, it's a suggestion. Here's how to know when you really do have an offer.


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How Not To Accept An Offer - Chapter 1 - Playing Two Offers Off Against Each Other

Questions This Guidance Answers: 
  • Why can't I play multiple offers off against each other?
  • Can I speed up an offer?
  • Can I slow down an offer?

Our guidance on accepting offers – how not to do it!

We covered how to decline an offer a while ago and we still got questions about how to accept offers. Then we published 'Accepting an Offer' and we still got questions about what's okay and what’s not. This cast covers questions we’ve been asked about accepting offers and behaviors which are definitely NOT okay.


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