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Top Tips for Seeking a Job Abroad

With the jobs market the way it is currently, many people are finding that they are left with no alternative than to cast their net a little further when job-seeking and perhaps consider a move abroad in order to find work. It is not however a decision to take lightly since it would have an […]

Temp Employment…the advantages and disadvantages of temp jobs

Having been in the position of working in temp employment and also working in recruitment as both a Recruitment Consultant and a Business Manager for an employment agency, I am in a good position to judge the advantages and disadvantages of temp employment. Temp employment can be anything from one day through to a few […]

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? – A guest post…

Is Social Media Stopping You Landing A Dream Job? By now, we’ve all heard the horror stories about employees that have posted inappropriate things about their job or boss on Facebook or Twitter, and have wound up getting fired over it. Similarly, we’re all well aware of the ways in which social media can aid […]

How to become a police officer

How to become a police officer Following in the footsteps of the last two weeks where we have examined the steps required to working in two of the public sector’s most important roles, it seemed natural to conclude the trilogy with the final emergency service. The ranks of Bobbies whose job it is to protect and […]

4 reasons why taking your holiday entitlement is important

Last year Richard Branson came out with a bold idea for those employees working for his personal group – they could take as much holiday leave as they liked or thought they could afford to take in order to perform their work duties throughout the year. Admittedly not all employers are as generous, and whilst […]

How to sell yourself at Interview

How to sell yourself at interview… In essence a job search can be compared in many ways to a sales process. A CV or application form is like a window display with the employer on the outside looking in. If they like what they see, they arrange an interview, or enter the store and effectively […]

5 Ways to Improve your Job Networking

Looking for a job is no longer just a matter of checking out the job ads in the local paper – these days it’s a much more complex affair and if you’re serious in your quest to find a job, you’ll be no doubt doing all that you can to reach your goal and get […]

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 […]

What are my rights as a jobseeker?

What are my rights as a jobseeker? Looking for a job can be a difficult process. Many jobseekers try to make themselves stand out on paper so that they can get an interview and secure a job. As a jobseeker you have rights, and potential employers have certain obligation towards you; all employers are obliged […]

Jobseeking Tips for New Graduates

It’s that time of year again – exam time. And if you’re about to do your finals and graduation is beckoning it can be a pretty scary time too. The thought of leaving the comfort zone that was your college or university can be a daunting one. With the media still filled with doom and […]

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