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With another wave of recent graduates entering the “real world” I thought it could be useful for some of you to have a little list to reference of things you may experience as you transition from student to full-blown adult...
Read More        |         21st July 2016        |         Paige Block        |         Job Search
Before starting your job search it is to your own advantage to prepare yourself for the process. Like most things, searching for a job will be easier if you know what you’re getting into before jumping right to it...
Read More        |         14th July 2016        |         Courtney McGuane        |         Job Search
Festival culture is by no means a new phenomenon but it is certainly on the rise. If film is today's version of some good old fashioned story telling, the festival is the modern answer to the great carnivals of yesteryear...
Read More        |         13th July 2016        |         Will Mckeown        |         Job Search
These days, your job search does not have to be confined to a computer or a desk. Whether you are on the go or relaxing at home, mobile applications allow you to connect to the job market when you need it...
Read More        |         29th June 2016        |         Will Mckeown        |         Job Search
The startup landscape is changing. No longer is Silicon Valley the only place in the world where startups can thrive. Countries such as India have a thriving startup community and are a force to be reckoned with...
Read More        |         22nd June 2016        |         Chris Butler        |         Job Search
Check out our top 19 Australian startups that you should watch out for in 2016 and may want to work for. If you have any others, add them in the comments below, we'd love to hear from you...
Read More        |         15th June 2016        |         Abi Worsey        |         Job Search
Sometimes, taking calculated risks is the only way to advance your career. There is an age old adage “No Risks, No Gains”. This holds true for career and professional life also. If you are looking for a better future and a great...
Read More        |         14th June 2016        |         Saurabh Tyagi        |         Job Search
Whether it’s face-to-face or via email, communication in the workplace requires professional etiquette. This may sound like common sense, but many of us still struggle to present ourselves in the best light possible...
Read More        |         10th June 2016        |         Paige Block        |         Job Search, In Work
Could your activity on social networking sites be affecting your job prospects? These days, something as simple as searching for someone’s full name on Facebook can potentially yield a lot of information. Here we take a look at the dos and don’ts of social media...
Read More        |         9th June 2016        |         Will Mckeown        |         Job Search
Check out our top 20 UK startups that you should watch out for in 2016 and may want to work for. If you have any others, add them in the comments below, we'd love to hear from you....
Read More        |         9th June 2016        |         Abi Worsey        |         Job Search
Personal branding is essential when starting your own company. A personal brand is what your company, and yourself, will be known for. It is what people think of when they hear your name or company’s name. While it may be difficult to establish your personal brand when first starting out, there are a few things you can do to make your personal brand more memorable and effective....
Read More        |         2nd June 2016        |         Courtney McGuane        |         Job Search
Startups are popping up all over the place, and contrary to popular belief, you don't need to be in Silicon Valley to make it a success. Check out our list of top 20 US startups to watch out for in 2016. Better still, why not check out their vacancies page and see if they are looking for another ambassador to join them on their journey....
Read More        |         1st June 2016        |         Abi Worsey        |         Job Search
“Creativity” has become a highly marketable skill in the professional world. But it doesn’t mean companies are hiring more artists. In fact, the meaning of the term has evolved to encompass much more than a knack for artistic expression. Below, we outline a few ways you might have the hot new skill employers are looking for without even knowing it...
Read More        |         25th May 2016        |         Saga Briggs        |         In Work, Job Search, Other
Feeling inadequate is something everyone encounters. Seriously. Go ask a friend if they feel completely confident in their qualifications or whether they feel 100% competent straight across the board, I promise they won’t say yes. In the age of the Internet, it’s hard not to compare your life to someone else’s.
Read More        |         18th May 2016        |         Paige Block        |         Job Search
So I'm going to start by saying if you've been job searching for a few months now, there's a good chance you're doing it wrong. You're probably sitting there saying who is this person to tell me I'm doing it all wrong. Am I right? Well bear with me here. I'm going to give you 10 top tips that are sure to help you standout.
Read More        |         11th May 2016        |         Chris Butler        |         Job Search
Job Seeking can be one of the most frustrating exercises in your life, especially when starting out in a new industry with few networks or contacts available to you. Unfortunately, the rapid increase in the number of graduates coming out of university with excellent grades and extensive work experience makes finding the right job for you more difficult than ever...
Read More        |         10th May 2016        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
A career in HR offers a wide variety of opportunities and one of the very few recession proof careers. Earning potential continues to be high and HR offers the opportunity to specialise in specific areas or become a generalist practitioner. A real selling point of a career in HR is that you can join at any point. So you may be a student or graduate looking to get your first role or someone looking for a career change, the opportunities are endless...
Read More        |         22nd March 2016        |         Melissa Adams        |         Job Search
In the modern working world, handing out a CV will not always be enough to capture an employer’s attention. It is therefore unsurprising that applicants have taken to using “whatever means necessary” to get a company interested in them, with varying levels of successful being had. It is definitely worth thinking more creatively when it comes to applying for job vacancies...
Read More        |         11th March 2016        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
Many life-long workers feel disillusioned at times, the feeling that you are growing stagnant in a role growing over time. The need to progress in your career is an understandable one, but it can sometimes be difficult to know how to advance in your field, reaching those higher pay brackets and providing you with greater financial security...
Read More        |         9th March 2016        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
I know how difficult and daunting it can be returning to work after a break. You may have absolutely no idea of where to begin or have your dream job lined up but not sure how to go about achieving this. Follow my tips and advice to help you take the first steps back into work....
Read More        |         4th March 2016        |         Melissa Adams        |         Job Search
Of all the job searching tools on the internet, LinkedIn has to be one of the most successful; used by millions of work professionals and employers across the world, it is one of the best ways to seek out related job titles to fit your work profile. The often-tedious practice of completing detailed applications when applying for job roles is thankfully avoidable, thanks to LinkedIn...
Read More        |         2nd March 2016        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
How many times have you watched a film and been left feeling like you would have loved to have been part of that? Well this could be your chance. Our sources tell us that Star Wars, yes thats right, Star Wars are currently recruiting for Episode VIII. This could be your chance to make it in the film industry with one of the worlds most famous saga's...
Read More        |         18th February 2016        |         Chris Butler        |         Job Search
So you all know that you’re going to need a CV or Resume to kick start your job search. What you may not know is employers spend on average just six seconds reviewing it. For most of us it takes longer to get our face ready for a selfie. The job market is a competitive place, so it’s important to know how to make your resume stand out. Put yourself...
Read More        |         17th February 2016        |         Abi Worsey        |         Job Search    CVs and Resumes
If you need a CV/ Resume then we've got you covered with our Free Online Resume Builder, and although we also provide lots of useful career advice, we don't know it all, none of us do. So where do you turn? Worry no more. We've pulled together what we believe to be the top 29 career experts you need to follow to help you advance your career in 2016...
Read More        |         10th February 2016        |         Abi Worsey        |         Job Search
The education industry is consistently considered one of the safest career fields there are, as far as job security is concerned; bundle this with the long holidays, competitive pay packet in most areas and the opportunity to change young people’s lives for the better may seem like a no-brainer of an option...
Read More        |         20th January 2016        |         Job Search
Moving into a new job in the New Year may be at the very top of your wish list, with January arguably playing host to the busiest job-seeking month on the calendar. In fact, according to research undertaken by CV-Library.com, approximately 7.7 million people will leave their jobs worldwide in 2016, meaning that there will be no shortage of new job roles opening up and applicants looking to fill them...
Read More        |         6th January 2016        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
Healthcare is big business universally, offering up an almost limitless range of different professional career paths to those willing to provide high-quality care to patients across the globe. The UK NHS healthcare service cares for 1 million patients each 36 hours...
Read More        |         9th December 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work    Other
On the run up to the Christmas period, additional sources of money can prove incredibly useful; especially given that Britons spend on average £350 on presents each year per person. This time of the year can also prove pretty helpful to those looking to clear out unwanted household items...
Read More        |         4th December 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work    Other
New year’s resolutions are of course an annual tradition for people all over the world, giving a valid excuse to push for your goals and ambitions unlike at any other time on the calendar; and according to a survey taken by List25.com, one of the most common resolutions...
Read More        |         3rd December 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work    Other
Where other companies are dwindling year-by-year, graphic design is a flourishing sector of the creative industries, offering up a wide array of different areas and topics for aspiring designers to delve into all across the world. From corporate imagery creation to fashion designer...
Read More        |         2nd December 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    Education
Social media, since its inception in the mid-‘00s, remains one of the best tools for job seekers out there. Many employers regularly use Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (to name a few) to seek out and engage with potential job candidates, often using social media profiles to obtain...
Read More        |         1st December 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    
It should come as no real surprise that those individuals talented enough to speak more than one language are, on average, more successful in certain industries than those who cannot. For some, it is a professionally driven motivation that leads people to take up new languages and in world where global branding profiles...
Read More        |         26th November 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work    Other
Many employees are always looking for ways to move up the employment ladder and move into the higher pay brackets, as well as jobs that will be more satisfying in the long term. So if you are looking to move into a new job role, either within your current field or in a new one...
Read More        |         30th October 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work
Due to the rise in numbers of unemployed people nationwide, job searching is now a ‘popular’ past time for many of us, especially young people, struggling to find work in a highly competitive job environment. here are a myriad of advice articles out there on the Internet...
Read More        |         21st October 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work    Other
Finding networking opportunities, either through modern or contemporary means, is crucial if you are ever going to be wholly successful in your career, more so if that career is based around effective communication with people...
Read More        |         14th October 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search    In Work
Social media is one of the 21st centuries most revolutionary inventions so far, with the universally granted privilege of communicating with individuals across the world. As an entity, It has undoubtedly done a great deal of good to unite mankind, but never forget the power it...
Read More        |         6th October 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
Creating and running a blog has grown in popularity in recent years, as it can be used as an effective outlet for one’s passions and interests, with a great amount of creative freedom afforded to the creator. No matter how niche the subject matter and regardless of a subject’s potential audience, someone will have written a blog about it...
Read More        |         25th September 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
Working as a freelancer has never been more popular, with many people forgoing the daily 7am traffic-congested commute, stuffy office space and bafflingly-long chain of command for increased creative, logistical freedom and the ability to be their own boss. Whilst freelance work is not for everyone, it is certainly a great way of capitalising on your skill-set and an abundance...
Read More        |         21st September 2015        |         George Atkins        |         In Work    Job Search    Other
Working remotely from home is seen by many as the pinnacle of self-employment, being able to practically fall out of bed and be at the “office”. The novelty of working in your dressing gown and being able to snack constantly all day long will almost certainly appeal to many of you. However, even the most ardent fan of working remotely will admit that remaining motivated...
Read More        |         21st September 2015        |         George Atkins        |         In Work    Job Search    Other
Yes, we’ve have all heard about the risky business of using social networking sites flippantly, especially whilst applying for jobs online; in this day and age, it is almost certain that your employer will give your Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn pages at least a fleeting browse when considering your application. Because of this, it is obviously NOT a good idea...
Read More        |         16th September 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Job Search
Find Work experience Whether you have been lucky enough/ had enough foresight to have secured work experience previously in your chosen career path or not, experience is always a good idea… paid or otherwise! It shows future employers of graduate jobs that you are passionate and dedicated to your craft; enthusiasm will always put you in good stead. Email companies you would really enjoy working for, explain your graduate position...
Read More        |         30th August 2015        |         George Atkins        |         Education    Job Search
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