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Check out our latest job seeker career tips and guides.

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  • Apprenticeship Career Paths

    16 Aug 2023

    The reasons to start an apprenticeship are plentiful and it can be easy to establish whether you are eligible to take part in one. They can give a kickstart to career prospects and help you to reach your full potential.

  • Why am I not Getting Any Interviews?

    08 Jun 2023

    Do you have a success rate of ‘0’ when it comes to getting an interview? Wondering why you’re still trawling the jobs boards for another opportunity? Here are some of the possible reasons why (excluding your ability to do the job), including some which might give you a little comfort that you’re possibly not personally at fault:

  • 6 Reasons to Head Out for Lunch

    08 Jun 2023

    We've all seen it in our workplaces, colleagues who sit at their desks from 9 until 5 without even taking a lunch break. For us, lunch breaks are vital, and every employee should take advantage of the time they can take away from their desk / the office. Here are some reasons why:

  • CV: Record of Achievement, Not List of Duties

    07 Jun 2023

    We still see a great many people thinking that their CV should be a long list of their past jobs, and the duties involved in carrying out those jobs. As far as content goes, an element of your previous job detail is important, but more important is what you achieved in those jobs.

  • Removing your Age from your CV

    07 Jun 2023

    Since age became a protected characteristic, employers know that they can’t take it into account when recruiting unless there are ‘objectively justifiable’ reasons (which are actually quite hard to find!). Saying that, some of us think age is a factor employers still consider (even if it’s subconsciously) when deciding who to interview. If you think the same, here are four tips to hiding your age on your CV:

  • Updating your CV to Pursue a Career Change

    06 Jun 2023

    If you’ve decided you want your career to take a different route, and are now applying for jobs which are nothing like those you’ve been doing in the past, you will need to change your CV to give you the best chance of being in contention for these jobs. Have a read of our advice below for changing your CV to increase your chances of success:

  • Been Sacked? How will you get a new Job?

    06 Jun 2023

    A small minority of us will have, at some point, been dismissed from a job and will have to admit, it was our fault. But, we have to / want to / need to work, so what do you do about getting another job when your last employer gave you the boot? It is a difficult situation to navigate with potential new employers so here are a few things to think about:

  • Missing a Skill for Your Ideal Job - What Next?

    05 Jun 2023

    So you've just seen your dream job advertised online. Unfortunately, when reading through the job spec, you realise there is one essential skill you can't demonstrate and you are wondering whether you should apply and hope for the best? We think so - so long as you take the advice we've set out below.

  • Experience Required? How to get a Foot in the Door

    05 Jun 2023

    The majority of employers advertise their jobs with that age-old phrase ‘experience required’. Not surprisingly, they want people who can hit the ground running and perform well from day one in the job. For candidates who are keen to follow a certain career path, many struggle to get to the first rung on the ladder simply because they don’t have the experience recruiters are looking for. If you’re in this situation, then here are a few tips to help you get a foot in the door

  • What to Wear for your next Interview

    02 Jun 2023

    Your interview is your one and only chance to make a fantastic first impression, so you need to make sure you hit the mark with your apparel. The moment you walk through the door into the interview room is when your interviewers will start to form a judgement on your ‘fit for the job’ – and all they have to go on at that stage is your appearance. You can’t afford to get it wrong!