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Jobs & Careers magazine | August 23, 2014

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Technology entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star launches innovative digital portal to transform work experience

August 13, 2014 |

Microsoft UK and the Minister of State for Employment, Esther McVey MP, are supporting Piers Linney’s pilot to increase work experience access and remove barriers

Technology entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den star Piers Linney, the co-founder and … Read More

From Army Apprentice to Crisp Colonel – Andy Symonds talks careers

August 13, 2014 |

Having left school in 1982 with only an ‘O’ Level in Computing, I joined a subsidiary of IBM as a trainee computer programmer but after spending six months typing parking tickets into a database, I decided a major change was … Read More

Top tips for graduate interview success

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The interview process doesn’t have to be daunting or difficult, with the right frame of mind and preparation. The only person stopping you from interview success is you.

If you have been invited for your first interview, that means you’re … Read More

Head of Campaigns and Public Affairs

August 13, 2014 |

Rethink Mental Illness is committed to making life better for everyone affected by mental illness, and to righting the injustices that are faced by hundreds of thousands of people every year. We’re looking for a Head of Campaigns and Public … Read More

21st century working

August 5, 2014 |

At the end of June the right to request flexible working was extended to all employees. Previously it only applied to parents and carers. Surveys just before the new legislation came into force suggested many employers were either unaware … Read More

Comeback kings and queens

August 5, 2014 |

Have you taken a career break and are you finding it hard to get back into the workforce?

The financial services organisation Morgan Stanley is among a growing number of employers launching initiatives aimed at returners in recognition … Read More

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 no 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