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The distorted sales industry: sales careers exposed

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in Candidate Attraction, Labour market, Guest articles | No Comment

A guest article by Lauren Dowell

The sales industry: cut-throat, fiercely competitive and plagued with arrogant, self-centred sales people chasing glory. Dastardly Del Boys making quick money. It’s true that society’s perceptions of the industry are not improved by the representation of ‘sales professionals’ in the media. The het-up candidates that star on the BBC’s Apprentice certainly don’t endear themselves

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Addressing the graduate skills deficit: The wonders of work experience

Posted by CareerBuilder UK in Workplace Issues, Labour market, Guest articles | No Comment

A guest article by Lauren Dowell

For the first time in 10 years graduates leaving university are being advised to feel confident about their career hunt. The latest reports show that the number of jobs made available in 2015 by the UK’s leading employers is up by 8.1%, it’s highest since 2007. If that wasn’t enough good news, this year’s graduates will be treated to a higher average salary, which now stands at £30,000.

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