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Jobs & Careers magazine | May 25, 2017

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Trainee Sales Negotiator- Westbury-on-Trym

March 20, 2017 |

Trainee Sales Negotiator- Westbury-on-Trym

£16,000 – £18,000 per annum dependent on experience plus commission

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 6.30pm with an hour lunch

Saturdays as per branch rota with a day off in lieu

At Andrews … Read More

5 Surefire Ways to Get Your Foot in the Door

September 25, 2014 |

You may dream of blazing a trail into a new career, you’ve graduated with a good degree in hand, and you’ve researched everything there is to know about your dream company. Doing your homework is one thing, but … Read More

Retail: working on the shop floor

June 14, 2013 |

Department stores, supermarkets, online boutiques: the retail industry has never been so diverse. Accounting for around 10% of all UK employment, it’s a major part of our economy and, despite recessions, looks set to continue to thrive.

When it comes … Read More

What skills can you gain from a part-time pub or retail job?

May 3, 2013 |

If you are having trouble securing relevant work experience for this summer and are worried that working in a pub or at your local retail shop won’t help further your career, stop right there.

Although these two options seem detached … Read More

Is the no-surrender agenda enough?

April 5, 2013 |

Recent headlines about changes to the benefits system have once again thrown up the question: “do young people really want to work?”

Over 90% of youngsters at Rathbone answered with a strong affirmative last time they were surveyed on that … Read More

Do employers expect too much of graduates?

April 4, 2013 |

Manage your expectations. Don’t get your hopes up. How often are these idioms uttered when it comes to the graduate job hunt? Degree-holding hopefuls walk out of university full of anticipation for entering the world of employment, and yet rather … Read More

How do you choose what job to apply for?

March 11, 2013 |

For some reason, we’ve gotten it into our heads that we need to decide the next 30 or 40 years of our lives in a matter of months. When we leave school or university, there’s something in our brains that … Read More

Don’t let the careers cut catch you cold

February 14, 2013 |

Recent claims that careers advice has been reduced in eight out of ten schools caused a political furore.

But whilst the jury’s out on whether the decision to ask high schools to secure their own independent careers provision (made in … Read More

How to write a CV with little work experience

February 6, 2013 |

Not everyone can juggle the pressure of studying and holding down a job while at university. Especially these days, when the basic entry requirements to many graduate programmes are a 2:1 or above, the focus for many students is on … Read More

How can you show off your soft skills?

February 5, 2013 |

Over the past few months there has been much talk on results vs soft skills (the personal qualities that make someone a good employee, such as being able to work in a team or communicate effectively). The proposed introduction of … Read More