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Talking careers with "The Career Ace" Patricia McGuire, the Managing Director of Purple Select Recruitment, a successful international recruitment boutique, based in Zürich, Switzerland which specialises in multilingual candidates in the IT sector, technical and sales. Clients are based in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the UK. Patricia and her merry band of professional and successful recruiters will share with you the tips and tricks of their profession, enabling you to grow your career and achieve your potential.

Talking careers with "The Career Ace" Patricia McGuire, the Managing Director of Purple Select Recruitment, a successful international recruitment boutique, based in Zürich, Switzerland which specialises in multilingual candidates in the IT sector, technical and sales. Clients are based in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the UK. Patricia and her merry band of professional and successful recruiters will share with you the tips and tricks of their profession, enabling you to grow your career and achieve your potential.
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Talking careers with "The Career Ace" Patricia McGuire, the Managing Director of Purple Select Recruitment, a successful international recruitment boutique, based in Zürich, Switzerland which specialises in multilingual candidates in the IT sector, technical and sales. Clients are based in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and the UK. Patricia and her merry band of professional and successful recruiters will share with you the tips and tricks of their profession, enabling you to grow your career and achieve your potential.

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English


Episodes

Episode 65: Getting the best from recruitment consultants

2/26/2018
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Episode 65 of The Career Ace podcast from www.thecareerace.com Career Advice from a professional recruiter.

Duration:00:11:16

Episode 64: Negotiating your salary with a job offer from another company

1/29/2018
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The career development podcast from www.thecareerace.com This month our topic is "leveraging an offer for a new job to improve your salary situation with your existing employer." Should you feel bad about leveraging your new offer? No, because jobs are not for life and you, just as a company must do, should look after your own interests. How do you make it work for you?...

Duration:00:11:29

Episode 62: Help! People think I'm too young to do my job

5/12/2017
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Do people think you are too young to be able to do your job? In Episode 62 of the career ace podcast we speculate whether it is an issue of youthful good looks, or your self confidence. Just recently I have had a few clients come to me and express the opinion that they look too young to be doing their job. They have all been professional people, and it may surprise you that not one of them were career starters by which I mean they weren't people who have just left school or college or...

Duration:00:13:28

Episode 61: The counter offer, accept or reject?

4/13/2017
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The latest podcast from thecareerace.com You have received a counter offer from your current employers, should you accept or reject it? It's up to you, but here are some ideas to help you with your decision.

Duration:00:09:10

Episode 57 Negotiating your salary part 2: You have the power

2/10/2017
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If you receive a job offer then you should negotiate your package. The company wants YOU, so you have power in the salary negotiation process. "If everything is going swimmingly in the interview process then by the time you get the job offer you have a great deal of power to influence the outcome in a positive way, possibly more than you realise."

Duration:00:11:32

Episode 56 Negotiate your salary part 1

1/25/2017
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If you are looking for a new job and want to know how to negotiate the best salary package, then this podcast will give you the confidence to go for it. Achieve the best salary package you can, enjoy your new job and accelerate your career

Duration:00:11:29

Episode 50 The job Interview part 2: Crushing The Job Interview And Getting Your Dream Job

7/15/2016
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Episode 50 of the career ace walks you through the basics of crushing the job interview. Giving you interview hacks that will inspire you with the confidence to ace your interview. Free advice from a professional international recruiter.

Duration:00:15:45

Episode 48: The 8 Deadly Sins Of The Job Application

6/3/2016
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In episode 48 you will discover the 8 deadly sins or mistakes that can ruin your chances of making it to the interview stage and therefore prevent you from getting your dream job. Today Patricia has consulted her global colleagues to give you a worldwide viewpoint.

Duration:00:05:13

Episode 47 Cover Letters: What professional recruiters advise

5/13/2016
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In this episode you will find out how professional, experienced recruiters advise you to create your Cover letters to have an impact and get you to the interview stage, a step nearer to the job you want.

Duration:00:08:35

Episode 46 Cover letter hacks, creating the awesome cover letter

4/29/2016
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Job applications can make a huge difference to your life. Cover letters are critical to getting your all important CV read. Here you will find free advice from a professional on the all important cover letter. You can also win a free consultation.

Duration:00:08:26

Episode 45: How to make successful on line applications to graduate job schemes

4/15/2016
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This week we learn how to apply to on line graduate application schemes in an efficient, effective way, maximising your success rate. Professional recruiter and recent graduate Imogen Massey in discussion. Also Patricia asks the burning question, "would you rather have dinner with Batman or Superman?" and one lucky listener will win the opportunity to have an hour of consultation with Patricia about their career. Listen to the podcast and find out how to win. You have to be in it to win it.

Duration:00:10:08

Episode 44: Four steps to making connections on LinkedIn for mobile

4/1/2016
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This podcast takes you through the simple steps of increasing your success rate at making connections on LinkedIn, thereby improving your visibility. Be awesome, authentic and connect.

Duration:00:07:02

Episode 43: Millennials Talk Career, Imogen Massey

3/16/2016
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Millennials talk careers with Imogen Massey, Warwick University Graduate and Accountancy (Audit) Consultant based in London. Imogen tells us of growing up in Switzerland, her education at Intercommunity School Zurich and Warwick University and why she chose to become an account. Along the way, she tells us what she would have done differently, what her goals are and how she got her job through the graduate application scheme. We had some fun, I hope it comes across.

Duration:00:24:31

Episode 42: Looking for your first job? How to create your CV

3/11/2016
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Leaving school or university? Looking for your a new job? Need to create a CV but don't know how? This podcast will give you the guidance you need to see that your skills have value in the working world.

Duration:00:10:28

Episode 41: Creating a Successful CV

3/4/2016
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A guide to creating a successful CV or Resume, which you can do yourself and which will bring you success. You know your experience better than anyone else, learn how to sell yourself with your CV

Duration:00:09:27

Episode 40: How tomake a successful job application

2/26/2016
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Getting a new job is sometimes about good luck, but more often about knowing the tips and tricks to get you ahead of your competition and applying them. If you listen to this podcast then you will take steps that very few of your competitors will. You will stand out as the candidate who shows initiative and guts, and this can make all the difference to your future prosperity and life experience. Fortune favours the brave. Be confident and fearless, be successful.

Duration:00:07:26

Episode 39: Selling, The Power Of Words

2/19/2016
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Learn the most important word in the language of sales. Today Patricia heads to Sesame street to illustrate the power of language in the business of selling. Part three of the series of Podcasts aimed at teaching non sales people the skills of the sales world.

Duration:00:07:21

Episode 38 Sales methodologies, part 2: raising expectations

2/4/2016
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Basic sales techniques. Why you should be setting expections and believing in yourself. Sales techniques which can be used by sales and non sales people to improve their business and personal lives. Motivational, positive messages.

Duration:00:05:56

Episode 37: Sales methodologies, part 1: The power of positivity

1/29/2016
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Basic sales techniques. Why is positivity important and how do you maintain a positive mindset? Sales techniques which can be used by sales and non sales people to improve their business and personal lives. Motivational, positive messages.

Duration:00:08:07

Episode 36: Closing the sale

1/22/2016
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In this episode you will learn how to close a sale. It is particuary relevant to professional sercies. It continues the series about cross selling which you will find in episode 20, 25, 30 and 35.

Duration:00:17:02