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How to become a Primary School Teacher

How to become a Primary School Teacher

Teaching is a popular career choice, due to a high level of job security and satisfaction, not to mention long holidays. And there are plenty of opportunities out there – nine out of ten teachers are employed within six months of completing their training.

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Should schools be teaching coding languages rather than foreign ones?

Should schools be teaching coding languages rather than foreign ones?

There’s a real skills gap in the IT jobs market, especially when it comes to coding in languages such as PHP, Java, JavaScript, .NET, C++ and SQL. And it’s not just IT jobs in London and other IT hubs in the UK, there has been huge growth in coding jobs throughout the world. Which might be why a survey found that six out of ten parents wanted their child to learn a computer language instead of French.

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What happens to your CV after you apply for a job?

What happens to your CV after you apply for a job?

January has historically always been the busiest month on record for job seekers and job applications.

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Will video applications ever replace CVs?

Will video applications ever replace CVs?

While video applications are being used more frequently by employers, they aren’t likely to take over from traditional CVs in the near future. Most employers, especially smaller businesses, view CVs as the accepted basis for narrowing down a long list of candidates before moving onto next stage of the recruitment process.

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Technology fuelling admin jobs

Technology fuelling admin jobs

Disruptive technology is revolutionising the job market. While IT might be one of the areas facing the most changes, the job descriptions of workers in many other sectors are evolving too. Some are facing job cuts as technology automates their jobs, but one area where the human element will always be needed, despite the growing impact of technology, is administration.

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How GDPR affects job seekers?

How GDPR affects job seekers?

The new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) legislation, concerning the handling and storage of personal data, agreed by the European Commission on 27th April 2016, is set to come into force during May 2018. The legislation will replace the existing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC with changes that include tougher penalties for non-compliance.

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Advice on Universal Credit and part-time work

Advice on Universal Credit and part-time work

If you’re thinking of starting work, either on a part-time or self employed basis it’s a good idea to consider applying for Working or Universal Credit to boost your income. The amount you’ll be able to claim is completely dependent upon your current situation. Your compensation will depend on many factors such as your age, to the number of hours you work and your overall earnings.

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Online retail driving more parcel delivery jobs for Christmas

Online retail driving more parcel delivery jobs for Christmas

As you’d expect, Christmas and the weeks leading up to the festive season are one of the busiest times for the transport and storage industry, especially if you’re a delivery driver. Which is why there’s probably no better time to be looking for driving or parcel delivery jobs. Royal Mail, Amazon, Yodel and UPS are just a few of the firms with driving jobs in locations all around the country.

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Christmas comes early for warehouse operatives

Christmas comes early for warehouse operatives

The period leading up to Christmas is traditionally one of the best times to find warehouse work as retailers, both online and off, seek to address increasing demand for the holiday season. This year that’s truer than ever. As more sales are made with online retailers than in previous years, many are upsizing their warehouse operations and recruiting for warehouse operatives at every level.

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6 Developer job interview question

6 Developer job interview question

While developer, programmers, or software engineers expect highly technical questions related to their specific discipline, they may often be less sure of themselves when it comes to broader questions that others would find easy. You expect technical questions for a technical job, but an employer still wants to find out if you have broader skill sets that fit in with the team or company ethos. Here are some developer job interview questions that you should prepare for.

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