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Getting feedback about job applications and interviews is often a difficult territory for people. One of the big impacts of digital technology in job search and the recruitment industry is that job applicants don’t get feedback on their applications. The fact is you may well have to cope with no…
There are too many barriers that stop people with learning disabilities getting a job, a spokeswoman for Mencap has said. Ciara Lawrence (pictured), who has a learning disability and works for the charity, said the Government should focus on getting rid of barriers rather than removing benefits. She added: "I'm…
A job search is stressful in itself. The combination of stepping out into something new with the uncertainty of landing a position is emotionally draining. It can take a long time to get a job offer. In the meantime you have to afford housing, food and everyday bills. While you…
The BBC is to highlight the plight of low-paid care workers and their journey to find employment through a care agency, HCA Professionals. They Inside Out London programme, presented by Matthew Wright (pictured), claims the agency took took hundreds of pounds from applicants to pay for Disclosure and Barring Service…
When you walk into a job interview, you want to know you’re ready for it. Knowing you’ve prepared as well as you can gives you a confidence that can only help you in the interview. Once you’ve covered the areas below in your interview preparation, you can be sure you’re…
With friends like these, who needs a recruiter? If that’s not your immediate thought when you think about your pals in conjunction with your job search, perhaps it’s time for a rethink. Your friends are as much a part of your network as your boss, colleagues, fellow alumni, mentors and…
Thursday, 5 Dec, 2013

10 Top Tips for Finding a Job

You may have just this minute decided to leave your current position or you may have been looking for a new job for what seems like years. Regardless of where you’re at in your job search, there’s always something more you can do to increase your chances of finding your…
Single mum Rachel Sawford overcame domestic abuse and used her experience to get through four years of university to improve the lives of people in similar situations as she once was. Having completed an access course and achieving a 2.1 undergraduate degree, Rachel was shocked after a job centre advisor…
When we go about looking for a new job, we usually do so in an ad hoc, haphazard way, without any targeted plan. Failing to search for a job efficiently means we make hard work for ourselves—it takes us longer to find suitable job vacancies, the openings we think are…
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Dress for success

suitTop tips for interview attire

Although some companies have relaxed their dress code for employees, many still expect a professional look in interviews for new recruits. Here we look at why it is still important to companies.

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Resigning with class!

resigning150x100How to resign diplomatically

Are you preparing to resign from your current job? Some job seekers have a hard time doing so, either because they love the job and their colleagues or because they can't stand the job and can't wait to leave. 

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When the workplace is a hell place

unhappyBullying & harassment at work

Founder of Just Fight On, Jo-Anne Brown, spoke exclusively to us about bullying and harassment in the workplace. Bullying only happens to weak people. It only happens in school playgrounds.

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