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Jobs & Careers magazine | July 30, 2014

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Networking your way to a new teaching role

July 30, 2014 |

It’s perhaps fair to say that many teachers choose the traditional routes when looking for their next job: recruitment agencies, job boards, newspaper adverts and school websites are just a few examples. However, as our careers advisory service often explains … Read More

What next after graduation? How to give yourself the best chance in the job hunt

July 10, 2014 |

Congratulations! Graduation day has finally arrived and all of your hard work has been rewarded with a good university degree. While this is a fantastic achievement, you will also need to think about the next step in your career – … Read More

Perfecting your posture for interview success

July 10, 2014 |

Aimee Carmichael, from recruiter Morgan McKinley, explains why posture counts in an interview situation…

As a well-prepared job hunter you’ll know doubt spend some time thinking about how you’ll answer those all-important interview questions, but what you may not realise … Read More

The catwalk to success

June 25, 2014 |

From clothes designer to visual merchandiser, could you handle the competitive cut-throat world of fashion?


“I have always believed that fashion was not only to make women more beautiful, but also to reassure them, give them confidence” – French … Read More

5 top tips for working in retail

June 25, 2014 |

Part-time work in retail gives you valuable, transferable skills you can big up on your CV. So, embrace that shop work while you’re studying or in between jobs: it’s a great stepping stone

Customer service

This is vital for business … Read More

A work revolution

June 23, 2014 |

We’ve all heard about the advantages of flexible working for employees and more recently there have been a number of companies emphasising the business benefits. But a recent report has highlighted the wider social advantages of new ways of working … Read More

Moving on after a career in the Military by Simon Heywood

June 5, 2014 |

Having spent 17 years in the Army, the decision to leave a career that I relished was one I did not take lightly in 2007.  I was confident that my skills and experience would transfer to a civilian role but, … Read More

Common CV myths – busted!

May 29, 2014 |

No matter how far down the career path you are, you should always remember that your CV is the number one resource to help you around it – like an old A-Z Map book that employers want to read to … Read More

University’s not for me. How can I become an engineer?

May 29, 2014 |

Great earning potential, undeniable job prospects and a well-publicised current demand for engineers and technicians to fill the skills-gap: it’s no wonder more and more people are beginning to consider engineering careers.

Here we’ll be exploring four of the non-traditional … Read More

Things to consider when searching for a job in the education sector

May 7, 2014 |

For many teachers and newly qualified education candidates, the job hunting process can be both time consuming and potentially daunting. But how can you best prepare for this in order to set yourself up for success?


Consider your online … Read More