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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 […]

The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV

The best Hobbies and Interests for your CV? “I didn’t know it mattered!” Many employers, recruiters included, may argue that its’ the skills, education and experience of an applicant that are used to ‘shortlist’ candidates for a job, when they receive CVs for a job that they have advertised. And this is all true. However, […]

Evening Classes – A Good Idea? A Guest Post….

It used to be that when a working adult, or a career-changer, wanted to further his or her education, there were only a few options. You could quit your job and go back to school full-time, or go to night school or Evening classes, which generally meant taking classes at the community college or through […]

“don’t take into count where you are from, but where you want to be” Guest Blogger Simondo Robinson, talks Youth Unemployment

Simondo Robinson, Creative Director of GigsandFestivals talks Youth Unemployment, expectations and what we can all do… The number of young adults out of work has reached an all-time record high with 21.3 per cent now unemployed that’s’ a rise of 74,000 over the last quarter. This means that nearly one million young people* are out of […]

“Give us your Pitch” – Young Rewired State spread the code via crowdfunding…

Give us your Pitch is back! This week we feature a enterprising project with a key goal to help train and guide young kids and teenagers on how to teach themselves how to code. Young Rewired State runs in August 2012 and see below the pitch from Emma Mulqueeny on what YRS is all about and […]

How to Rethink your Job Search

How to Rethink your Job Search When you have been out of work for a while and your efforts at getting a job seem to be getting you nowhere, it is completely understandable to feel completely disillusioned and frustrated. You may feel that applying for jobs is a waste of time if your applications are […]

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language

Improve your Employability – Learn a Language!! In the global marketplace in which we live, the ability to speak another language is a skill which can certainly go some way towards improving your employability. In fact, when working in recruitment, we often found that sourcing candidates with proven abilities in a second language was one […]

How to Become a Health and Safety Inspector

Do you reckon you’ve got the attention to detail, meticulous nature and observation skills to have a great career as a  health and safety inspector? Then this quick guide should hopefully get you one step onto the ladder (wearing appropriate head protection and safety harness of course). What is a health and safety inspector? What […]

Top tips for putting structure in your job search

If you’ve been looking for a job for a while or if you’ve only started your job search, one important thing to remember is that you can’t leave it to chance. Yes, we may have all heard stories of people who just randomly get offered jobs or who by chance come across the perfect job […]

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