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As the retirement age increases, how can you get better prepared for the future? (Part 1)

I am in my mid-forties and  I have been working for  more than 15 years at highly demanding jobs. I met many interesting people, went to places that I wouldn’t have visited otherwise and  learnt a lot from the various … Continue reading

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Have You Put Your Career Aspirations on Hold?

We have all started our careers with big aspirations and then for various reasons along the way we had to settle. Things may have not progressed as fast as we would like, or we simply had to put our career … Continue reading

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The Most-Read Articles of 2013

While 2012 was the year that b4iapply focused on helping undergraduates improve their education and career choices, in 2013 the articles were targeted to successful managers who either want to advance their career further or consider making a change. The … Continue reading

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The Number One Mistake to Avoid During An Interview

I had a very interesting (although not pleasant) experience while I interviewed a candidate last week. For the purposes of this post, let’s call him Michael. Meet Michael – Michael had good credentials, high energy and a pleasant personality. He … Continue reading

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How to Reinvent Yourself for a Successful Career Change

Meet George – He is in his late 30s. He has been in his current position for almost four years. He was very enthusiastic about his job during the first couple of years. He doesn’t feel challenged anymore. At the … Continue reading

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How Undergraduates Can Improve their Job Prospects

Korina Karampela talks to Gary Argent – the Director of Careers at City University London – about how students can enhance their employment prospects upon graduation. At a time when graduate unemployment rate is at record high levels, many employers … Continue reading

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When Everyone Has the Same Qualifications

In the labor market, the simple dynamics of supply and demand apply. When everyone has the same qualifications, then having them is not much of an advantage. Think how you can differentiate yourself. You may become an expert in a … Continue reading

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