Category Archives: Job Search

School Leavers Job Search

A-level results day! Funny how the pictures of celebrating students only ever include attractive young women. More students than ever have been accepted for university, despite the impact of tuition fees, and bubbles in areas such as law. Yet we … Continue reading

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Ben Southall’s winning video application for Best Job in the World 2009

Increasingly, the covering letter and CV is in decline. This video was successful in getting the “Best Job in the World 2009” – view at the Telegraph. And if you are interested in the Best Job in the World 2013, … Continue reading

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New Graduate Job Search Offer

It is tough at this time of year if you graduated in 2012, but have yet to start your career. The joy of holiday is passing, and it can be difficult to maintain the momentum of your job search. We … Continue reading

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Graduate Jobs – 5 Action Points

It is a tough time to be a new graduate, and tougher yet for someone without a 2.1. Yet a degree of less than the magic grade may demonstrate character and commitment that would be an asset to an employer. … Continue reading

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More Creative Job Hunting

Kudos to Mark Richardson, featured in the Daily Mail , for inventiveness and PR (not least for getting his story in the Daily Mail). It is early days for the newspaper story, but the cycling and the t-shirt have yet … Continue reading

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7 Big BIG Mistakes for Job Hunters to Avoid

Join us for a FREE 60 minute teleseminar at 7 pm on 25th January 2012 discussing the common mistakes people make in job hunting. Talented people, who are well capable of doing a job, are sometimes their own worst enemies … Continue reading

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Job Search – It’s Not Just Me

I know I bang on about it, but I’m not the only one. Read this over at Instapundit, which gives a succinct real world overview of job hunting. ” Over on Facebook, some friends have been talking about yesterday’s jobs … Continue reading

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How to Get a Job

How to get a job if you are a twentysomething woman, that is. Susannah Breslin writes over at Forbes (H/T Instapundit). Worth a read, even if it expects employers to be both ageist and sexist. Certainly, sitting back and waiting … Continue reading

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How long?

Sometimes when people are made redundant, and are given redundancy pay, it can be tempting to take a mini-holiday and delay job hunting until the money has run down. This is usually a mistake. If you are without a job … Continue reading

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Sainsbury ramps up graduate scheme

Sainsbury’s announced yesterday that their graduate scheme has been improved to give applicants more responsibility earlier, to develop leaders for 2020. After working in store for 4 months to get a feel of the customer interface, graduates will work closely … Continue reading

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