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Jobs & Careers magazine | March 24, 2017

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Long-term unemployed inspired to find work in January

January 14, 2014 |

Long-term unemployed people rely heavily on careers advice and support during January according to new research released by the National Careers Service.

Fifty per cent of careers advisers questioned by the National Careers Service reported more demand from long-term unemployed … Read More

Remploy Factory closures leads to job cuts for over 200 disabled employees

July 5, 2013 |

Over 200 disabled employees are at risk of losing their jobs after it was announced today that Remploy are set to close a further nine of its factories.

Remploy is one of the UK’s leading providers of employment to people … Read More

It’s study and attitude!

April 22, 2013 |

There’s no doubt that the harder you work during your school life, the more likely it is that you’ll end up with some qualifications that will stand you in good stead in later life. University or not, either way, life … Read More

Job seeking: how to keep motivated

April 15, 2013 |

Let’s be honest. It is difficult to find a job at the present time. You may have to apply for several jobs before finding success. The process can be challenging and sometimes dispiriting. It’s important to think about how to … 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

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

How to keep going in the face of daunting odds…

March 19, 2013 |

You’ve worked like a dog for that rewarding career. And even though you know you’re not alone in your relentless quest, sometimes it doesn’t help. In fact, the reality that so many of your peers may be facing similar challenges … Read More

Plenty of diversity for the budding apprentice

March 14, 2013 |

First-year A-level students are about to research which university is the one for them.

But with apprenticeships in everything from floristry to fundraising and construction to costume and make-up available, should they really plump for academia? Or would vocational courses … Read More