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Jobs & Careers magazine | February 24, 2017

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New year, new job?

December 17, 2016 |

As the end of the year approaches, so do the end of year reviews and thoughts turn to new year resolutions. For many that will involve thinking about whether to switch jobs or start a business.

If you’ve been in … Read More

Nail the job you’ve always wanted!

February 28, 2014 |

Rather than thinking about an interview as a daunting audition, see it as a powerful catalyst for your future.

And when the inevitable tricky questions start, you’ll be ready! The book, Nail That Interview by recruitment consultant, Tim Vincent, (£9.99, … Read More

An employer perspective: how do we view professional qualifications and certifications?

February 13, 2014 |

From an employer perspective how do we view professional qualifications and certifications?

  1. Professional qualifications/certs – what do we mean by this? What does this cover?
  2. Why are they important to us as an employer?
  3. How do we support people … Read More

Career mapping – Getting on the right ladder

December 19, 2013 |

I’m sure you will have heard a thousand times from parents, teachers and other wise advisers, all about the importance of career planning. If you are one of the lucky few, this will prove easy. You will have known where … Read More

Job applications: Online vs Face to Face

December 4, 2013 | 1

Job listings have changed considerably since the days of newspaper classified ads. With online CV’s and profiles becoming increasingly popular, you can now apply for hundreds of jobs at a time with the click of a button, without meeting anyone … Read More

Gearing up for the Christmas job hunt!

November 21, 2013 |

Christmas is a great time to be opportunistic if you’re on the job hunt, with many businesses opening their doors to new staff.


Whether you’re looking for something to tide you over until the new year or get you … Read More

Five pieces of career advice you should probably ignore

November 6, 2013 |

During your job search, you will have been given tons of career advice, most of which is extremely outdated or inaccurate, and so no help to you whatsoever. Of course your CV can be longer than a page, and although … Read More

Are you putting your CV in all the right places?

October 17, 2013 |

One of the most important elements to your job search is your CV, as it’s often the first thing that prospective employers will see of you. Not only does it make that vital first impression, but it could also be … Read More launches new campaign to help young people find work

September 27, 2013 |

One of the UK’s leading jobs websites,, is launching a new online campaign entitled ‘Job Academy’ to help young people find work.  The campaign officially launches on Wednesday 2nd October.

As part of the campaign, five young people have been invited … Read More

How to make your application stand out from the crowd

September 24, 2013 |

Creative Skillset tells you how to first master the basics and then stand out from the crowd.

With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announcing that long-term unemployment has hit a 17-year high, and figures revealing that graduates in Europe … Read More