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Emma is the Career Intelligence ‘Agony Aunt’. Use this section of our blog as your one stop shop for all questions and concerns about your job hunt, where to begin and how to set yourself apart from the crowd. Contact Emma today, via the ‘Contact Us’ button at the top of the page, to submit your question or issue.

Agony Aunt – Why Am I Not Reaching Interview Stage?

The interview stage is the most crucial stage of your job hunt as it gives you the chance to not only find out first hand what the company (and its employees) might be like to work


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Agony Aunt – How to Make the Most Out of Your Gold Membership

  Dear Emma, I have been a member of CI for a while now, but I am only just beginning to actively look for a role now. Please, can you let me know the best way


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How to Get Through to Headhunters & Key Decision Makers – Agony Aunt

We’re back with another Agony Aunt article, and this month we’re looking at how to get through to Headhunters and key decision makers. One of our Senior Executive clients contacted Emma Foster, the Senior Client Relationship


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Agony Aunt – How Do I Get Honest and Critical Interview Feedback?

Today’s Agony Aunt question is ‘how do I get honest and critical interview feedback’ from an interview, and it comes from one of our clients (who stays anonymous, of course). This is a very interesting question


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The Top 5 Reasons to Network in Dubai

Building great business relationships (real-world relationships) is essential for every Senior-Level professional, regardless of the industry that you’re in, and in this post we will explore the top 5 reasons to network in Dubai. Dubai is


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5 Reasons Why You Should Leave Your Job

There are many reasons why people choose the jobs they have and there are just as many reasons why they continue working in them without exploring other opportunities. Maintaining a job for most is very important


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Why Is My Job Hunt Taking So Long?

This week I am faced with a very common question and concern for many job seekers, ‘Why Is My Job Hunt Taking So Long?‘. However, approaching your job hunt in a more structured and practical way,


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The First Steps To Finding a New Career

This weeks Agony Aunt question is about finding a new job, ‘The First Steps To Finding a New Career‘. The First Steps To Finding a New Career I have been thinking about getting a new job


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Expatriate Lifestyle – Relocating To Tokyo

This weeks question comes from a client of mine who currently lives and works in Dubai. He was raised in Dubai before moving abroad for a number of years, but has returned to his homeland. However,


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How To Get Noticed and Get a Response From Headhunters!

This week’s Agony Aunt question comes from a client of mine looking for help with the process of contacting potential employers and is about ‘How to get noticed and get a response from headhunters’. Successful online


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