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Top 3 cold calling mistakes

1.  Lack of preparation

In cold calling, the more information that you can elicit, the easier it will be for you to qualify the prospect. This is where questioning is so important. Practice and plan your questions in advance. Your questions should be thought out carefully in advance and organised in a logical sequence, from the most general to the most specific. Continued…

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Building relationships with Recruitment Consultants

The concept of recruitment agencies can be difficult to understand for some people, especially if it is the first time you have dealt with one in your career. Here are some tips for anyone planning to use a recruitment agency for their next job hunt.
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Categories: Career Advice, Dublin Jobs, IT Jobs, Uncategorized, Vantage Jobs.

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Social Media Marketing – is it worth the time investment?

Social media is integrated into our everyday lives now, both socially and professionally. But there are always pro’s and con’s to everything so what are they when we look at social media marketing and traditional marketing as we knew it?

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Keeping up with emerging IT.

IT is one of the few areas that progresses and advances at such a fast pace. New technologies are emerging as fast as current ones are advancing so it is imperative to keep on top of your tech skills.
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IT Contracting – Is it for me?

In the last couple of years we have seen a shift in the recruitment process in that a lot of companies now favour daily rate contractors as opposed to taking on permanent staff. However, when approaching the prospect of contracting with candidates, this is sometimes treated as a dirty word and dismissed right away. That is before hearing what it entails and how easy it is to set up.

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Blogging – a platform for business.

Every day, thousands of people write and publish blogs for numerous reasons; to market and advertise their business or product, provide advice, to discuss current events, gossip, fashion, sport, to highlight certain issues…the list goes on and on. Some people have even been successful enough to become full time bloggers. Blogging has come under scrutiny recently, however, as the Advertising Standards Authority of Ireland released guidelines to align Ireland’s blogging standards with those in the UK and US. Continued…

Categories: Dublin Jobs, Ireland Jobs, IT Resources, Uncategorized, Vantage Jobs.

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UCD Smurfit Business School & Vantage Resources IT Staffing Survey 2015.

Vantage Resources conducted a study in collaboration with UCD Smurfit Business School to determine the trends in the growing IT staffing and jobs market.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The do’s and don’ts for handing in your notice.

Leaving a job can sometimes be just as daunting as starting a new one but there are certain things to bear in mind before you quit. Continued…

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Reduce workplace stress by increasing productivity.

With endless distractions at our fingertips our productivity and efficiency in the workplace can suffer and stress levels can soar!

Hopefully some of the tips below will help you tackle this and become more efficient and productive in the workplace Continued…

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Vantage Resources Valentines iPad Competition 2016!

A 16GB IPad mini is up for grabs if you register your CV with Vantage Resources by 17th February!

Send your IT CV to competition@vantage.ie with ‘IPad comp’ in the subject line and you will be entered into the draw.

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