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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4 steps to answer the Interview Question “Do you have any questions for us?”

23/11/2016

After answering a fair amount of questions asked by the interviewers, you grasp a whim of relief because you feel as though you did well and you think the interview is...

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4 Most common interview mistakes (beside answering questions) you should avoid

18/11/2016

Dressing Inappropriately The first impression you make on a potential employer is the most important one. The first judgment an interviewer makes is based on how you look and what...

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5 Things you need to know about being a Home Inspector

16/11/2016

What do Home Inspectors do? A home inspection is a comprehensive visual examination of the home’s overall structure, major systems and components, often in connection with the sale of that...

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5 skills you need to succeed in a Hospitality Career!

10/11/2016

The hospitality industry is a broad category of fields within the field of service, which includes bars and restaurants, conference and events, amusement parks, hotels, transportation, travel, and many more....

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How to write a formal email to make your job application stand out?

08/11/2016

image from: http://www.3dcart.com/blog/7-tips-for-writing-great-email-subject-lines/ Job searching has changed significantly since the Internet became a common channel for seeking employment. The submission method of job applications varies amongst different industries and organizations....

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How To Answer The 5 Most Common Interview Questions?

04/11/2016

image from: http://www.accupass.com/go/tagmetw 1. "Tell Me About Yourself..." This classic opening question is probably THE most common interview questions you’ll face. What seems like such a simple question can really...

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Attending school, working, and having family at the same time? Don’t panic just yet, learn to manage your time efficiently!

01/11/2016

image from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/14/multitasking-dont-do-it-yall_n_3436810.html Maintaining a good work-life balance in today’s world may seem nearly impossible, especially if you’re attending school while working and committing to your family at the same time....

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3 reasons that you need to learn Microsoft Office, Professionally 

28/10/2016

Microsoft Office is a very helpful tool widely used in home, office and schools, to organize, manage and present information, data and figures. It includes Word, to create, polish, and...

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Entering the I.T. industry? Consider becoming a Network Administrator! 

25/10/2016

What is a Network Administrator? Network Administrator is a type of computer network technician; they establish, operate, maintain, and co-ordinate the use of local and wide area networks (LANs and...

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4 Perfect Career Options for Accounting Graduates

21/10/2016

Accounting is the recording of financial transactions plus storing, sorting, retrieving, summarizing, and presenting the information in various reports and analyses. Accounting professionals can be found in every industry from...

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4 Things you need to know before entering the customer service industry

21/10/2016

[caption id="attachment_62430" align="alignnone" width="768"] image from: https://www.thebalance.com/what-is-it-like-to-be-a-customer-service-representative-525575[/caption] What is customer service? The responsibility of a customer service representative is to assist customers with what they’re here for and ensure a...

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New to networking? This could be your new (and highly effective) way to a dream career!

18/10/2016

What is networking? Maybe you hesitant to network because you’re shy, or because you don’t want to be seen as pushy and annoying? It’s time to reveal the truth: networking...

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