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Jobs & Careers magazine | July 18, 2017

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Back To Work

Interest grows in women returners

July 15, 2015 |

“I took a four-year break in my IT career as a software tester after the birth my second child and because of my husband’s demanding job. Now I want to go back to work, but I don’t now how to … 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

Finding work after a career break

April 14, 2014 |

Whether you’ve just been made redundant or have taken a few years’ career break, looking for a new job can be a complicated business these days since the whole landscape has changed with the advent of social media. There’s … Read More

Don’t feel guilty

February 28, 2014 |

Working mums’ guilt gets a lot of airplay these days. There is no denying that you are pulled in different directions as a working parent – although, interestingly, dads are rarely asked about guilt, the assumption being that it … Read More

Preparation, Passion and Posture

December 3, 2013 |

Regardless of your interview experience, sitting in the hot seat can be a nerve-wracking time. Worrying that you’ll make a good personal impression as well as efficiently citing your professional ability is enough to make anyone shake.

Preparation

Using time … Read More

How retraining can change your life

October 8, 2013 |

Emma King wanted to progress up the career ladder, but as a young mother she didn’t want to time out of work to study. So she found the perfect solution. She started an apprenticeship in accounting while continuing to do her job at … Read More

Flexi-childcare

May 16, 2013 |

Lack of affordable childcare is one of the top barriers for women returning to the workplace after having children and there are few issues more likely to unite working parents. The government proposes to address the problem through tax rebates … Read More

The smart working revolution

May 3, 2013 |

“I have had my request for flexible working turned down. I had a meeting with my manager this week and I feel she had already made up her mind before I had my interview. I asked to change my start … Read More

The weirdest jobs in the world

April 2, 2013 |

There are literally millions of different jobs out there – from the obvious to the downright bizarre. The world of work is a crazy place and is full of surprises. Some people have jobs that we never knew existed, whilst … Read More

Unemployment: it’s a full-time job

March 26, 2013 |

When you’re unemployed, it’s easy to fall into the dangerous trap of waking up late, staying in the house, living in your pyjamas and becoming far too familiar with The Jeremy Kyle Show. Having no money obviously makes it harder … Read More