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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 […]

How to become a Theatre Director

How to become a Theatre Director Before all of ye seasoned theatre directors and board treaders protest “There is no sure-fire way to become a director”- we know this, but hopefully this little post should help point people in the right ‘direction’. What exactly does a Theatre Director do? Unfortunately there is no short answer […]

Top Tips for applicants to read job specs successfully…

Top Tips for applicants to read job specs successfully..An ‘Insiders’ Guide…. This is a real bug bearer of mine!! Picture the scene;  Man – aged 52, complains on the radio that he has made 124 job applications (he has all the applications that he made) and that he has not been shortlisted for interview. The […]

Job References – Basic Tips

On most CVs these days, one of the most common phrases to see is ‘References Available Upon Request’. It’s pretty standard practice now not to provide full details of your job references from the off. At least that way, if you are still employed, there is no chance of a potential new employer contacting your […]

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 […]

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker..

Top 5 Alternative Tips for the Proactive Jobseeker… The problem with job-seeking is that  aside from doing many of the obvious things, after you have covered all the usual job-seeking techniques, you are left with the repetition, of doing many of the same things, over and over again to try and find employment. With this […]

Top Employer Review Sites

It’d be fair to say that these days most of us are pretty familiar with online review sites – whether we’re checking out a restaurant or deciding what movie to watch! Whilst these reviews can’t be relied on entirely, they do still go some way to helping us form an opinion when a little research […]

Networking secrets & pitfalls… A guest post by Author & Entrepreneur Patrick Powers…

Networking is probably one of the most misunderstood and underrated skills. Some people think it’s just about mingling and some people think it’s about getting a chance to get in front of someone they can sell to. But this completely wrong and the latter is extremely counter productive. Done the correct way networking is probably […]

#TheEmployable Artist in Residence #Artist No 2. Rebecca Lowes

We gratefully introduce our 2nd Artist in Residence, Rebecca Lowes, who profiles her work below and also gives us a rundown on her inspirations, achievements & plans for the future. Rebecca is a final year student at the University of Central Lancashire. Tell us a bit about your design / art background so far… I have […]

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