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Finding A Job In Canterbury Just Got Easier

Finding A Job In Canterbury Just Got Easier

The city of Canterbury, famous for Chaucer’s Tales, has a new story to tell – and it’s all about creating jobs.

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Finding A Job Near To London

Finding A Job Near To London

London can be a great city to live in – but its prohibitive property prices are making people look a little further afield for their next job, especially those workers with young families to consider.

Many commuters are happy to move a little further out of the capital and travel in to the office each day because they love the buzz of working in the metropolis. Others have jobs they can do only in the capital.

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Will Your Job In Winchester Pay Enough To Buy Your First Home?

Will Your Job In Winchester Pay Enough To Buy Your First Home?

After finding that new job, making sure you have the house of your dreams could well be the next thing to tick off your ‘to do’ list.

If you’ve been renting for a while you might well be thinking about putting a first foot on the property ladder. After all, why keep paying out to landlords when that hard-earned cash could be going towards paying a mortgage and you one day owning a property outright?

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Best Practice In The Workplace

Best Practice In The Workplace

So you did it, you trumped all the competition to successfully secure the job – congratulations! A new job brings the opportunity to reinvent yourself in a new environment, meet like-minded people and establish new connections in the world of work. With this significant change, it is natural to feel a mixture of both nerves and excitement.

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Tips For Filling Out An Online Application

Tips For Filling Out An Online Application

These days, practically everything is online – including job applications. You may have put a lot of work into carefully crafting your CV only to find that most employers aren’t interested in looking at it. To make things simpler for companies, many now ask that potential candidates fill out a ‘one-size-fits-all’ online application that makes it infinitely easier to sift through the hundreds of applications they generally receive. However, what becomes harder is making yourself stand out as a potential employee when faced with this cookie-cutter approach.

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Job Search Tips: How To Write A Cover Letter

Job Search Tips: How To Write A Cover Letter

A job search is a full time job in itself with CVs, applications and cover letters to write. You spend hours neatly polishing and tailoring various versions of your CV, ready to apply for different roles you’re interested in. You perfect your LinkedIn profile to match your CV and ask colleagues and former managers to share recommendations and appraisals of you on LinkedIn. Then it’s on to the heart of the matter - searching through recruitment websites, such as Zoek, or those dedicated to a specific field such as education or health care, to find jobs to apply for.

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What To Expect On An Assessment Day

What To Expect On An Assessment Day

Being asked to attend an assessment day can be a bit of a daunting prospect. But it’s important to remember that you have made it this far for a reason. You obviously have the right CV and you impressed with your skills and experience during the initial interview. So, all you have to do now is be yourself, right?

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Jargon Buster: Understanding the Terminology of the Temp World

Jargon Buster: Understanding the Terminology of the Temp World

If you’re new to the temporary recruitment market, terms like ‘Swedish Derogation’ may sound more like something you hear used in Law & Order, rather than a phrase you should actually be aware of in your working life. Yet it can really make a difference to know your jargon. It affects your pay, after all, and it puts you in a better position to negotiate your contract, if ever you have to.

Below, we’ve listed some of the most common contractual terminology used in temporary recruitment.

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Climbing The Career Ladder: Our Top Tips

Climbing The Career Ladder: Our Top Tips

Whether you're looking to climb the ladder or make a career change, presenting yourself as the absolute professional will help others see you as you would like to be seen and increase your chances of success. Here are our top 5 tips to help you advance your career.

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Surviving the assessment centre

Surviving the assessment centre

Being invited to an assessment day can be a daunting prospect. The programme of events can feel intensive, but assessment days are in fact invaluable opportunities for you to find out more about the company and get to know people working there at different level, who will be there to observe. Assessment centres also provides you with a chance to showcase your skills and qualities in various situations/tasks.

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