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Jobs & Careers magazine | January 17, 2017

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Cover Letter

Get the job

September 9, 2016 |

From finding vacancies to acing the interview, read how to get the edge on your rivals and bag an all-important job offer. 

On the first rung of the career ladder after leaving school or higher education? Perhaps you’ve recently been … Read More

4 signs you’re ready for a job change

September 9, 2016 | 1

Feel like you’re treading water? It could be time for pastures new. 

Generally speaking, you enjoy your job and get on with your colleagues, so it’s tempting to stay in that same role indefinitely.

But by not taking a … Read More

Do your bit

September 9, 2016 |

Looking for a career that’s emotionally rewarding with job satisfaction to spare? Think about working in the charity sector…

Do you feel a regular pay packet is no more important than working for a group which is campaigning for positive … Read More

Apprenticeships: your questions answered

September 9, 2016 |

Fancy training while you work – and get a salary? Then an apprenticeship could be for you. Here’s how it all works…

Those not interested in going on to university or higher education, or who don’t have the qualifications to … Read More

Next steps for graduates

September 9, 2016 |

Congratulations, you’ve graduated! If you know you want to start work now rather than tackling postgraduate study or going travelling, here are three ways to get focused.

1. Think strategically

If you’ve decided the area you want to work in, … Read More

Jobs & Careers with Sarah Willingham – May 2016

September 9, 2016 |

Dear readers,

Your ideal role is just around the corner

Finding a new job can be  a daunting task. It doesn’t matter what stage you’re  at – you could be fresh out of school, college or uni, or aiming … Read More

New year, new job?

December 17, 2015 | 1

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

Tackling the gender pay gap

November 24, 2015 |

How do we address the gender pay gap? A report from the Office for National Statistics last week shows the gap between men and women remains at 19.2%.

Why is there a gap? There are many reasons. Women-dominated … Read More

Jobs & Careers with James Caan – October 2015

November 20, 2015 |

Are you just out of school or college, and searching for your first job? Or are you looking to return to work after children, or being made redundant? Or perhaps you are in work, but bored and looking at other … Read More

How can work best support families?

October 30, 2015 |

What do parents think makes for a family friendly employer? It’s an important consideration given that most employees will at some point start a family.’s recent annual survey showed offering flexible hours for full time jobs was rated the … Read More