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The top 4 CV mistakes to avoid

The biggest CV faux pas you can make is a spelling or grammatical error. It just isn’t acceptable in today’s competitive job market, and with so many chances to use…

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CV skills: what’s the difference between hard and soft?

There are two types of skills an employer looks for on a CV – soft and hard. Typically the hard or specific skills are the most important, and can sometimes…

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Do employers really care about your CV hobbies?

With the increase in online help it’s only natural that the standard in CV writing has risen dramatically. In turn, the employer is also expecting to receive a higher standard…

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6 top tips on how to prepare for a job interview

Now that you’ve made it through to the crucial job interview stage it’s now time to prepare. You should never go into an interview without any preparation at all –…

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4 ways to show you’re ready for a promotion

If you’re currently seeking a promotion within your current organisation, or at the very least have aspirations to climb the ladder in the not too distant future; then read on…

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Planet construction

As part of National Construction Week (NCW 6th – 13th October), Geoff Martin from H& J Martin hosted a visit for Royal School Armagh to the refurbishmenet site of Armagh…

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New construction ambassadors set to inspire and inform

As part of National Construction Week (6-13 October 2005), the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) today launched their Construction Ambassadors Programme.

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Skillbuild 2006

Skillbuild aims to develop and promote a positive image of the construction industry among young people. Each year 100 of the top apprentices throughout Northern Ireland battle to win coveted…

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Wall to wall success for student tilers

Two Limavady students have floored the competition in a national skills competition. Connor McDaid and Ivan Brown Kerr, both from LimavadyCollege, recently returned with medals from the UK-wide Skillbuild competition.

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