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Employee introduction to automatic enrolment scheme

Pensions minister Steve Webb has announced that large firms will play guinea pig to auto enrolment schemes. Automatic enrolment is a new law implemented by the government intended to make saving for retirement much easier for employees. All employers will enrol their employees into a workplace scheme – as qualified by the government – in order to […]

Common Issues in Business and how to Handle Them

Establishing a company is a great achievement for many entrepreneurs but maintaining it and keeping the business running profitably is an even greater challenge. Here are the five most important challenges for small businesses. Insufficient Capital Insufficient capital is the biggest obstacle for startups and other small businesses. Entrepreneurs often start with too little capital, […]

Graduate CVs, How to avoid being overqualified

I suppose its quite a nice problem to have ‘being overqualified’. Upon graduating mid the worst economic recession in decades, I had only one thing on my mind, one statement that burned in my brain and refused to quieten down until its demands be met “Get a Job, You must get a job”. It really […]

How to get a job – TheEmployable checklist…

How to get a job – that’s the question! Over the last year or so we have written many articles and found some many different resources to help you do just that and become more employable…However in saying that, sometimes you just want to find one article that lists all the resources and tips all […]

What’s an Underwriter?

Underwriters play a crucial role in almost every facet of the financial world. An underwriter is someone who assumes the financial responsibilities and risks for another party. Underwriters are present in the banking industry, insurance companies and real estate. The term ‘underwriter’ originated in London. A historic insurance company, Lloyds of London, provided insurance for […]

How to Become a Dietitian

Reckon you know your vitamin C from your omega 3? Do you have a passion for proteins and a flair for fibre?  Looking to turn your nutritional knowledge into a fruitful career? Then becoming a dietitian might just be the right choice for you… here’s our quick guide. What is a dietitian? First off, let’s […]

5 Ways to Boost your Self Esteem when Job Searching

If you’ve been job searching for a while and are seemingly getting nowhere, chances are your confidence will start to take a hit and your belief in yourself and your abilities will start slipping away. However, if your job search is going to have any real success, it’s really important that you do all that […]

The best paid jobs in IT

With IT being such an extensive industry, it can be hard to pin point the best jobs in the business. There are many positions, and after a while, they seem to merge into one and it can be hard to decipher them apart. The following are a few examples of what to look out for if […]

Common Resume Mistakes You Need to Avoid

When you’re ready to hunt for a new job, you may have more experience than all the other candidates combined, but if you don’t create an effective resume, you likely won’t get far in your search. There is an art to writing a CV that stands out for all the right reasons, and you need […]

How to Handle Panel Interviews

Interviews are never easy at the best of times but when they take the form of a panel interview, they can appear even worse. The thought of entering a room and facing a whole group of people can be pretty daunting for anyone – even the most confident amongst us. However, it needn’t be like […]

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