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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6 Common Cover Letter Mistakes You Should Avoid!

02/08/2017

A cover letter is a written document usually submitted along with a resume to showcase the candidate’s qualifications and interest in the position. A good cover letter complements a resume by...

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How To Get Back To The Job Market After Being Laid Off?

01/08/2017

You were hit by the awful news: Effective today, your service is no longer needed. You know you're only facing something that millions of other people experience everyday, but that...

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Why Is CompTIA Essential For Your I.T Career

18/07/2017

What is CompTIA The Computer Technology Industry Association, or CompTIA for short, is a highly respected provider of professional certifications for the information technology industry. CompTIA is a global provider...

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How To Secure An Interview Through Email Application Letters?

11/07/2017

There are many ways to apply for jobs nowadays. Sometimes, you’ll need to submit an online application through an internal screening system that the company has in place. For some jobs, especially...

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5 Must-Have Skills of A Successful Administrative Professional!

07/07/2017

Administrative Professionals are needed in every industry and every aspect of our contemporary society. You need numerous portable and transferable skills if you are starting or think of starting a...

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How To Answer The Awkward Salary Question During Job Interviews?

04/07/2017

No matter how well the job interview goes, there’s always going to be one question that stops you short. “What are you looking for in terms of salary?” might be...

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6 Winning Communication Tips for Job Interviews

29/06/2017

Even the smartest job candidates spend time to prepare what they want to say during job interviews. You only have once chance to make a great first impression and you don’t...

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Time Management, the Golden Key to Your Success!

26/06/2017

For every adult who tries to balance work and life, it always seems that there is never enough time in the day. We all get the same 24 hours, how...

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6 Skills Every Successful Community Support Worker Needs

22/06/2017

Community Support Service is also known as Social Work or Social Service, it is a profession that requires a variety of emotional and psychological skills in addition to formal academic...

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Top 6 Interview Tips for New College Graduates

19/06/2017

For any recent college graduate, job interviews can be nerve-wracking, especially if you haven't interviewed in a while. That's especially true when you're interviewing for a position in a new...

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Why Should I Consider Career Training?

15/06/2017

Education should be a necessity, not a privilege. Upgrading your career-centered education can bring your professional life to a new peak. Career training means learning new in-demand skills, expand your professional network,...

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Things You Should Never Include In Your Resume

13/06/2017

Objective During your first high school career workshop, you were probably taught to drop a line or two at the beginning of your resume stating your objective. We’ve all seen...

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