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Deborah Meaden's job hunting tips for public sector workers

As savings are made in the public sector, thousands of employees will be looking for new jobs this year. The government hopes the private sector can pick up the slack, but are former public sector workers equipped for change?

Dragons' Den investor and successful entrepreneur Deborah Meaden, one of four business mentors helping public sector workers facing redundancy in Newsnight's Job Market Mentors, gives her top tips on making the transition.

Watch Newsnight's Job Market Mentors film in full on Wednesday 13 April 2011 at 10.30pm on BBC Two and then afterwards on the BBC iPlayer and Newsnight website.