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Jobs & Careers magazine | January 17, 2018

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IT & Telecoms

The extension of flexible working – six months on

February 13, 2015 |

It’s just over six months since new legislation came in which entitles all employees to request flexible working. The aim was to level the playing field so employees did not feel parents and carers were getting special treatment and … Read More

IT jobs: Why ‘geeks’ have the last laugh

June 28, 2013 |

The IT industry is dynamic, fast-paced and growing all the time. The UK IT workforce stands at around 1.5 million (e-skills UK) making it a vital industry within the economy.


A career in IT can involve computer software or … Read More

Five creative careers still in demand

May 10, 2013 |

Creative careers are notoriously competitive to get into. In the current financial climate, many popular creative professions, including photographers, artists, writers and fashion designers, have struggled to find paid opportunities. Yet this is not the case for all creative careers, … Read More

What’s it like to work in male-dominated industries?

April 4, 2013 |

Until as recently as 1975, women were effectively barred from certain jobs. Then, and not before time, the Sex Discrimination Act was passed, meaning employers could no longer advertise a post for a particular sex or pay the fairer sex less … Read More

The fastest-growing jobs around

February 6, 2013 | 1

It always pays to stay one step ahead in the job market: taking heed of recruitment trends, growth industries and companies on the rise. Taking this down to grass-roots level, there are certain jobs that are experiencing an exponential rise. … Read More

Boom in the IT sector

August 17, 2012 |

There’s no two ways about it: finding employment in the current climate is tricky. And so, looking to industries that are undergoing growth and are therefore more likely to be requiring employees to meet that demand, is essential. And the … Read More

Technicians in demand

May 8, 2012 |

According to a recent government report carried out by the Technician Council, 450,000 more highly skilled technicians will be required in the UK by 2020.

This forecast increase in technicians in the science and technology fields is expected to boost … Read More

Working at Google: tips from the top

April 27, 2012 | 4

Allison Watson is the Staffing Team Lead at Google, responsible for recruitment across the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) region. In this exclusive Q&A, Allison gives Jobs & Careers readers some of her tips for getting ahead of the … Read More

Jobs of the future

April 25, 2012 |

We take a look at the industries set to provide new sources of employment in the future – creating original positions that will cater to the growing demand for sustainable energy, technological development and healthcare breakthroughs.

As the world changes … Read More

Game On

April 11, 2012 |

With more than 140 casinos and 94,600 employees, the UK gambling industry is a vibrant facet of the hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism sector. As well as classic casino venues, bingo halls and online gaming make up a significant proportion … Read More