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Mimecast is looking to grow!

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For the first time London based Mimecast – Provider of cloud-based email risk management services for business email security, email archiving and email continuity – have partnered with Raw Talent Academy as they aim to attract the best trainee talent from around the UK to join their London office. Raw Talent Academy plan to assist Mimecast with their exciting growth plans by …

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How LinkedIn can help you find a job with no experience

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Anyone planning to enter a professional discipline has probably heard of LinkedIn, the social network for business users – basically a kind of online CV recruiters can search to find the best talent. But is it worth having a profile when you’re still looking for your first job, and have no relevant experience to include on your page? The answer …

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LFW lessons to help you dress to impress

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This week has been London Fashion Week, and that means clothes are high on the agenda – just as they should be when you are attending a job interview. Most of us put considerable extra thought into what to wear to a job interview, yet many people still get it wrong. What lessons can we learn from the catwalks of LFW? …

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Great Facebook Pages to get liking!

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These days social media has become the leading way to grow brand awareness. The majority of businesses now have their own Facebook page to keep current and potential customers up to date with what the business is doing and it’s latest deals. Some of the most liked Facebook pages simply provide funny images, videos or quotes (or cats, lots and …

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Ahoy there all ye land lubbers! (it’s International talk like a pirate day!)

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To celebrate international talk like a pirate day today (19th September 2014) we wanted to explain the similarities between the best pirates – think Jack Sparrow, Sir Francis Drake and Captain Pugwash – and leading sales people! You might be thinking that they only share a love of gold coins but dig a little deeper and there are some striking …

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5 of the best viral adverts of 2014 you must see!

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Viral adverts and marketing campaigns may seem like they happen out of nowhere, but in actual fact there is an awful lot of meticulous planning needed to execute the best viral campaigns! This is in contrast to viral videos that have a life of their own! These marketing campaigns are integrated, meaning they encompass a wide range of marketing techniques …

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5 handy apps to make you more productive!

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In this day and age, there are so many things that can distract us from work and encourage procrastination. The main culprit of this being technology and the internet. Whether it’s during a long day at work or sat at home putting off doing household chores, we’ll always be able to find something that will hinder our productivity. But there …

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Searching for a job? Drop the ‘Social Media Ninja’ job title

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There was a time when job titles were straight forward, simple, and actually described the job of the person involved. If someone at a dinner party asked you what you did for a living, the reply would normally be a few words which required no more discussion. Nowadays it’s not so simple, especially with the rise of creative and digital …

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Does your excuse add up?

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I’m sure you can remember having to think up excuses to tell your school teacher about why you hadn’t done your homework, or why you were late for a lesson, but how does that translate into the work place now that you’re older? “A can of baked beans landed on my big toe” In the current economic climate it’s fair …

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Tattoos in the workplace – yay or nay?

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Tattoos are becoming more and more commonplace throughout the world, instead of being a taboo and associated with negative connotations, people using tattoos to communicate their own identity and decorate their bodies is becoming much more normal.  Tattoos, however, have in some cases been born out of negative connotations, in China criminals were given tattoos when they were imprisoned so …

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