AOLCC Blog

Useful news, advice, tips and resources

Welcome to the AOLCC Blog

Join us as we discuss career development, resume and job search tips, upskilling and much more. This section is full of resources that we think you’ll find useful in every step of your academic and professional journey.

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Back to work from the holidays? Here’s how to stay motivated!

03/01/2017

Coming back to work or school after the holiday season can be a little frustrating for everyone. When your alarm rings at 7 am and you can’t stay in bed...

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New Year, New Career! 4 Career Resolutions You Should Make To Succeed In 2017!

03/01/2017

It's that time of year again. The new year is upon us and so are New Year’s resolutions. In the spirit of “new year, new you,” we are all very...

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Valentine’s Day and Your Job Search, the 4 Things They Have In Common!

01/01/2017

Valentine’s Day. Two magical words associated with love, which evoke a whole lot of emotions. Since the 14th century, Valentine’s Day has been a special day filled with affectionate greetings,...

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Trust me, Christmas is a great time to boost your job-search! Here’s how you do it

20/12/2016

Christmas music is playing everywhere, the holiday decorations are completed in your house, and your gift shopping list is almost finished. Yes, Christmas and new year is only a few...

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4 tips for utilizing LinkedIn to find your dream career

19/12/2016

image from: http://sociallite.ca/10-ways-you-can-build-your-network-with-linkedin/ LinkedIn is a formidable professional networking platform as well as a powerful job board and search engine. It works like a massive database, and within its gazillions...

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We found a perfect job-search schedule to skyrocket your productivity while unemployed!  

16/12/2016

If you are currently unemployed and are actively looking for a job, you should come as close as you can to making your job search a full-time job. You’ll be...

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Dear career-changers, watch for the mistakes you might make along the way!

16/12/2016

A career change could be one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make in your whole life. You don’t want to make mistakes on your graduation, your wedding, your retirement;...

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Wrestling with time for an effective job search, here’s how:

14/12/2016

Let’s face it, looking for a job is a full-time job. You can’t just expect a perfect job opportunity to land on you while you are sipping ice tea from...

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4 tips to make your job search a breeze

09/12/2016

Looking for a new job is never an easy task, no matter if you just gradated from college or you are entering a new industry after obtaining your current job...

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3 Things you need to know about being a PC Support Specialist

06/12/2016

What does a PC support Specialist do? A PC support specialist is the person who provides technical support for a company or organization's customers and employees. It’s a PC support...

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Here’s how you should respond when age comes up as an issue during interviews

29/11/2016

image from: http://catherinerickwood.com/tag/work/ Although it may seem like it is rare for an interviewer to ask a direct question regarding the age of a candidate, since asking about someone’s age...

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Is Payroll Administrator the perfect career choice for you?

25/11/2016

What does a payroll administrator do? Payroll administrators, also referred to as payroll managers, are specialists within the human resources field who oversee the daily payroll processes of an organization,...

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