Category: General Tips

Career Change, Is now the time?

Making a Career Change, Is now the time? Making a Career Change later in Life can be difficult but not impossible. It is all about considering all of the different factors and what you are actually trying to do. So think about it, lets be practical about this, what you are actually saying is, I […]

3P’s of Job Hunting – Positive, Persistence & Don’t Procrastinate

3P’s of Job hunting Be Positive, Be Persistent & Don’t Procrastinate. Job hunting can be a demotivating time for some of us, so it is important to ensure we find the energy to stay in that positive mindset. Part of this positivity will come from accepting the fact that there will be some rejection throughout […]

A billboard, is that really the way to go?

A billboard, is that really the way to go? Well as you know we are all about ensuring you differentiate yourself, but bless Adam! So there is desire and there is desperation and the latter is being demonstrated here, which is such a shame, as I understand what Adam really was hoping to achieve, something […]

Will A Good Degree Guarantee Me A Job?

Will a good degree guarantee me a job? The straight answer to this is NO. I know it seems harsh, but a degree, good or otherwise is a small part of what you have to offer, it is the rest of you, which counts. For some jobs a degree will be the minimum criteria and […]

Get Your Job Hunting Down to 5 Minutes a Day

Most candidates are spending hours and hours on “job boards” like Monster, Jobsite and Reed, sending off application after application and searching for so many jobs that they can’t even keep them all straight. But what if there were an easier way? Luckily, there is. It is all about the research. If you know what […]

Managing Finances in the Wake of Job Loss

One of the most difficult things about losing your job is the financial pressure it brings. Most people do not have enough savings to maintain their current lifestyle under the circumstances of a job loss. This is where planning ahead can really be beneficial. Unfortunately, job loss can strike without warning. As outlined in my […]

Redundancy – Know Your Rights!

Redundancy is painful – there’s no way around that fact. However, if you know your rights, you can manage your time and resources more effectively and make your job hunting efforts work for you. Employees under notice of redundancy have the right to: What does this really mean? First, it gives you a certain amount […]

I Received a Job Offer, But It’s the Wrong Salary

You’ve been job hunting for months – dozens of CVs, numerous interviews, and finally, you’ve received the long-awaited job offer! Unfortunately, it’s £7,000 less than what you need to just survive and pay the bills. The dilemma is agonising: It pays more than nothing, but you still can’t meet your daily needs. What do you […]

Knowing Your Worth

Part of your ability to succeed in obtaining a job is knowing your worth. If you overvalue yourself against the market, you are unlikely to get a job offer – there are plenty of similarly qualified candidates willing to take less. However, undervaluing your worth will leave you unsatisfied and may even raise questions with […]

Working the Job Boards

There are a large number of job boards available for those out of work in the UK. Before I get into a list of those you should use, I want to discuss how to use them for maximum opportunity. The Right Fit First, you need to choose the one that is right for you. If […]

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