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How to make the most of your LinkedIn profile

With over 690 million users, your LinkedIn profile is as important as ever when it comes to applying for job opportunities. Our research team, as well as our consultants, regularly use the platform when identifying and screening candidates; here are Oxford HR’s tips on how to make the most out…
Ruth Davis
18 janvier 2022
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Optimising your CV

Tips from Oxford HR Consultants Oxford HR Consultants look at hundreds of CVs each year. Their importance cannot be overstated; it is often a future employer’s first impression of you and it needs to clearly illustrate your experience and relevant requirements for the role. See our consultants’ advice below on…
Ruth Davis
18 janvier 2022
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How to get into International Development

International development is one of the most competitive career paths to enter but it can also be one of the most rewarding. Here we share our thoughts on how to break into the sector, so you too can join the #searchforabetterworld. The international development sector was worth approximately £5.75bn in…
Ruth Davis
21 octobre 2020
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Skype Interview Tips

With over 40 million daily active users on Skype and 300 million daily meeting participants on Zoom, videotelephone software is swiftly becoming the preferred means of online communication, especially in regards to recruitment and job interviewing. This is more the case now given the current climate in the wake of…
Ruth Davis
14 août 2020
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How to craft a winning statement – by Karen Twining

At Oxford HR we read thousands of covering statements for charity, and NGO jobs every year. Most are missed opportunities, ranging from the densely unreadable to the merely forgettable and the dismal and disappointing. Excellent statements are far too rare. Here are a few tips on how to craft a…
Oxford HR
20 juillet 2017
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Are you Considering a Career Change?

Career development is a lifelong endeavor, an evolution of goals and values and expertise. If you have not reached the level of success in your current path that you know yourself to be capable of, then it could be time for a change.  Reinventing your professional life could be just…
Jamie Phillips
27 mars 2015
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How to prepare for interview

The key to a successful interview is preparation. There are several things you can do to improve your performance: GENERAL GUIDANCE Make sure you do your research: have you looked at the organisation’s website? Read its latest annual report and news articles? Google for gossip and news. You can anticipate…
Thibaut Mills
2 octobre 2014