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Being more confident at interview – Basic Tips

Let’s face it – it’s pretty natural to feel a little nervous before a job interview – even the most self assured amongst us would confess to being a little apprehensive before the big day. What is important however is how we deal with those nerves and ensure that they don’t get the better of […]

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 […]

5 Ways to Get Freelance Work

5 Ways to Get Freelance Work There are a whole bunch of reasons as to why Freelancing has become increasingly popular in recent years. Obviously the challenging jobs market has meant that there are fewer permanent job opportunities around so freelancing can seem to be the perfect ‘interim’ or stop gap solution between jobs. For […]

How to get a Job in PR

Fancy a job in PR? Here are the basics to help you on your way… Public Relations is the flow of information, news and stories that are given by an individual, or organisation, to the greater public. Therefore a PR department (either as an agency / consultancy or in-house for a company) has the job […]

Graduate Jobs – TheEmployable lowdown

Graduate Jobs – TheEmployable lowdown  For the last year we have posted copious amounts of articles that are either helpful to Graduates, specifically written for Graduates looking for Graduates jobs, or just those wanted to consider their post Graduation career opportunities. Yes, the jobs market is still really tough and graduate jobs, or any job for […]

How to become a nurse

When you were a child did you dream of being a nurse?  Many many people do, in fact it’s one of the staple occupations cited by primary school children when asked what they want to be when they grow up. For many this desire will dissipate over time, however for others it only grows and […]

Talk me through your CV

Once the initial social niceties and introductions are over, many job interviews start with a pretty general opening question. One of the most common such question is that old chestnut – “ So then…talk me through your CV…” It should be a relatively easy question to answer – after all, you will have hopefully spent […]

Having a Mid-Career Crisis? Here’s some things to consider

Having a mid-career crisis? Life must have been a lot simpler in the old days. Once upon a time, if your dad was a Bricklayer, or an Accountant, there was a good chance that is what you became. Really you had very few career choices to make. Women had even fewer choices to make (not […]

How to get Interview Feedback

So, you’ve attended interview and then the call, letter or email arrives to tell you that you’ve been unsuccessful. It’s never nice to hear especially if it’s a job that you have your heart set on, in a company where you really want to work. The best thing that you can do however is to turn […]

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer

What to Consider Before Accepting a Job Offer Well done! You’ve been offered a job! Whether you’ve been looking for a job for a while or it’s simply the first job you’ve applied for, there’s a real sense of achievement in being deemed the ‘successful’ candidate and being offered the job. It’d be of course […]

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