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  • How Recruitment is affected by Coronavirus

    21 Mar 2020

    It feels as if the UK is coming to a halt - many industries have stopped trading: pubs, restaurants, gyms, theatres, and lots of people are already out of work, or in a massively vulnerable position because of coronavirus. So, what's happening with recruitment? Is anyone recruitment during the pandemic?

  • A new App to make your Job Search easier!

    17 Mar 2020

    Our Bob is proud to announce the Our Bob’s Jobs app, to make searching for jobs so much easier! Whether you’re on Android or Apple, you can download the app from the Google Play Store or the ITunes App Store.

  • Top 5 Tips and Tricks for Writing a CV

    28 Nov 2019

    Having a great CV could be your ultimate way of getting the job you want or the attention you need from recruiters. Making sure your CV is up to scratch and presentable for potential employers is something that requires special attention if you want to give your career a boost.

  • Applying for Jobs when you have no Work History

    27 Nov 2019

    Leaving school, college or University can be daunting, especially when you have to begin looking for a job. Through education, you will often receive limited advice on how to write a CV, but actually applying for job can feel difficult if you have no work experience to show.

  • Gig Working: Why does the Gig Economy Continue to Grow?

    26 Nov 2019

    When people first began gig working, many predicted it wouldn’t last: they saw it as a lost cause and yet, it continues to thrive. Gig working is growing increasingly popular. More people are choosing to work in temporary positions as a freelancer or independent contractor. It has grown in popularity thanks to many big businesses such as Uber and food delivery company Deliveroo. They both helped drive the market as it resulted in more independent job opportunities for many people.

  • Another New Year! New Job too?

    26 Nov 2019

    At this time of year, the Christmas songs have started playing and you’re thinking of what to buy loved ones. For many of us, we’re also looking forward to a fresh start in the New Year.

  • How to Choose a New Career

    14 Nov 2019

    When you’re stuck in a job you don’t like, it’s easy to dream about a career change, but planning to make that change and putting it into action can be difficult, especially if you don’t actually know where to start, or which path will get you there the easiest.

  • How to Make your CV Stand Out

    07 Nov 2019

    Creating an impressive CV is often one of the toughest challenges when applying for jobs. What makes it even tougher is knowing that employers may just spend a few seconds scanning through CVs before discarding them, so you have to make sure your CV really stands out!

  • The Benefits of being an Apprentice

    30 Oct 2019

    Becoming an apprentice once leaving school is a great way to earn while you learn, in addition, it offers you multiple options for selecting which industry you would like to work in.

  • Bullying and Harassment at Work

    04 Oct 2019

    Grievances are now on the increase across the UK, with many people using the bullying and harassment terminology to increase the perceived severity of their issue, making sure their employer takes their complaint seriously.