Why are you finding it difficult to land your first job?

You’ve seen a job advert for a role you believe you’ll be great at so you decide to fill out and submit an application. Do you find yourself waiting and waiting for a call from the company inviting you for an interview? Or did you attend the interview only to later find out that they don’t want to offer you the position? If you’re not getting invited to attend an interview or you feel as though you’re going to interview after interview and still not getting a job, it could be due to the following reasons.

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Advice on the events industry

The events industry is a popular choice for recent graduates but how do you break into such a competitive industry? And what does a job in events really entail? The term events is quite generic so make sure you identify what you really want to do before you start applying. For example at Albany Appointments we specialist in recruitment for the B2B Conference & Events sector as opposed to say party planning or agency based roles.

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What not to do on Facebook when you’re job searching

More and more employers have started using Facebook as a way of gaining an insight into what potential candidates are like. Most people have some kind of online presence which employers can use to glean further information about potential employees.

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How to network successfully

Networking in a business context refers to interacting or engaging in informal communications with others for mutual assistance. With the events sector this is an integral part of the industry, however, no one is perfect at networking but there are ways to improve your networking skills.

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