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Why an Online Presence Is Vital in the Job Market

Along with just about everything else in the world, HR and recruitment have changed dramatically in the past few decades, as the internet’s influence becomes more and more encompassing. The traditional search for prospective employees was in many respects much less convoluted 20 years ago than it is today, as relocating city is easier than […]

How to Find your First Job

As anyone looking for a job at the moment will vouch for, it’s not particularly easy, regardless of where you are at in your career journey. Of course if your ‘career’ has not actually started yet, you may feel it is an even harder situation – it doesn’t need to be though, provided you get […]

How to Get a Job! some starter tips…

How to Get a Job! some starter tips… It is easy to sometimes get carried away with searching for a career, that you forget the basics on how to get a job. For some of us, a job is just a job! But in this current climate, finding employment, of any value, can be just […]

8 Tips For Turning Your Internship Into A Full Time Job Offer

Kick-starting your dream career in today’s job market can be tough. It’s a highly competitive world out there, and it’s becoming more difficult with each passing day for job-seekers and recent graduates to get their foot in the door of their dream career. That’s where internships come in. An internship offers the perfect opportunity to […]

6 things you should know about a career in interior design

Have you ever considered a career in interior design? Our guess is that if you’re reading this article, then you probably have. In case you need any more convincing, if you’re the kind of person who is constantly complimented on your sense of style when it comes to décor, is always full of inspiration for […]

Searching and Applying for Jobs. Our to-do list to start 2016

Last week we started our ‘list of things to do in 2016’ to get your job search in order with a heap of fab tips posts on using Social Media for your Job Search. Now with 2016 upon us properly, we return with our second recap post, that will be mighty handy if a new […]

5 Ways to Get More Interviews

If there’s one thing that most job-seekers have in common it’s the fact that they apply for lots of jobs and never hear back from the recruiter or employer. With the sheer numbers of applicants for every job vacancy it’s an unfortunate fact of life at the moment – recruiters and employers alike claim that […]

Old School Job Search Tips

‘Old School’ Job Search Tips Looking for a job is never an easy task, although at the current time, we all do have a lot more tools at our disposal than we once had – from innovative job boards to job search apps. Admittedly, technology is important in a job search, but so too are […]

A Chat With Southend’s 60 Minute Mentor Programme

Last week we were delighted to report on an ambitious programme being delivered by Southend-on-Sea Borough Council which is helping students within the area to discover and learn about the career opportunities that are open to them. The 60 Minute Mentor Programme utilises the skills and experience of local businesses and organisations who play an […]

5 Ways to Improve your Employability

With more and more people applying for every job that gets advertised, it’s more important than ever to make sure that your CV and application stands out. After all, you want an employer to be in no doubt that you are a candidate worth shortlisting, interviewing and hopefully employing. So how can you convince them? Well […]

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