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Explaining Your Employment Gap

An employment gap is something that can occur in anyone’s career and there can be many reasons, either positive or negative as to why it occurred. However, from a recruitment point of view this is an essential part of the picture which is going to come to light sooner or later, which to my mind …

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Project Management CV Writing – Keyword Bingo

At Arras People one of the key challenges practitioners ask us about is how best to get past the CV sifting stage of the application process. As an applicant, you have to think of it like a game of keyword bingo. You know the one? When you make a list of keywords and phrases and …

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Project Management Q&A: Getting the Best Day Rate

As a Project Management Contractor, what steps can I take to help me maximise my day rate? As a professional you should always have an idea of what you are worth in the current market if you are going to be effective in tracking down and securing the right kind of opportunities. Having a clear …

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Project Q&A: Getting Your Mojo Back

After five years of minimal pay rises and development opportunities, I feel I’ve become stagnated and unmotivated in my role. How can I get my “mojo” back? You’re not alone, many project practitioners (and others in the world of work) find it hard to remain enthusiastic in their current positions when they feel under rewarded …

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