Unhappy at work? Let it go…

How much time do you spend at work? How much overtime do you do at work? Can you honestly say that you choose to be there?! We're all working more hours than we want to do, but why don't we all leave at the same time of day? We all feel a bit down at … Continue reading Unhappy at work? Let it go…

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Create a CV (Resume) on Canva

Have you heard about Canva yet? It's taking the online world by storm..... As the social networks become more image focussed, tools like Canva are becoming more popular. No matter which social media channels you use, a good image always helps get your idea across. If your Photoshop skills are a bit rusty, or you’re … Continue reading Create a CV (Resume) on Canva

5 Blog Posts To Focus Your Job Search

Swinton Group Careers have created a Job Seeker Advice Series to help you focus your job search. It covers everything from laying the foundations of your job search, through to preparing interview stages. There are some great pieces of advice in there, so follow the links below to learn some more!           … Continue reading 5 Blog Posts To Focus Your Job Search

How To Make Yourself More Attractive To Employers

The competition can be fierce for job seekers in the current climate, so it's vital that you stand out from the crowd and make yourself as attractive as possible to potential employers. Here is some job search advice related to the fashion world, to help you become more attractive to your future employers. 5 Modelling … Continue reading How To Make Yourself More Attractive To Employers

Top 10 FREE Job Search Apps

According to a piece of  research by Glassdoor in May 2013: "3 in 5 job seekers have searched for jobs on their mobile device in the past year"  (http://www.glassdoor.com/blog/infographic-rise-mobile-job-search/) (The Infographic is included below) As more people become reliant on their mobile device for completing daily activities, they are also more likely to be looking … Continue reading Top 10 FREE Job Search Apps

10 Best Blogs To Follow For Job Seekers

You're looking for a new job. You've tried to find some sound advice online, but seem to be hitting dead ends at every turn. Worry no more! Here are the 10 best blogs to follow if you're searching for a job.(In my humble opinion, of course!) In no particular order: 1. Social-hire.com This is a … Continue reading 10 Best Blogs To Follow For Job Seekers

I’m unemployed – Do I need a LinkedIn profile?

Yes! There's no point in beating around the bush here. Most employers and recruitment agencies are now looking to find new staff on LinkedIn. Whether you're unemployed, or employed and looking for future opportunities, LinkedIn is important. You are missing out on possible opportunities if you aren't on there. I don't use Facebook or Twitter, … Continue reading I’m unemployed – Do I need a LinkedIn profile?

Kaizen and the job seeker

Kaizen You might have come across this term before, but for those who haven’t, it is defined on Wikipedia as: Noun -“A Japanese business philosophy of continuous improvement of working practices, personal efficiency, etc.” It is made up of 2 Japanese words: · Kai – meaning “change” or “to correct” · Zen – meaning “good” … Continue reading Kaizen and the job seeker

Best of the HR blogs March 2013: 18 great HR blog posts from March 2013 (XpertHR – Employment Intelligence)

See on Scoop.it - Social media and social recruitment A little pre-Easter treat for you...This month's cream of the crop from the world of #HRblogs arrives ever so slightly earlier than normal (as a result of (RT @MJCarty: Best #HRBlogs March 2013: http://t.co/BbodzkDKfj...See on http://www.xperthr.co.uk

Using Social Media For Your Job Search: A Definitive Guide | Social Media Today

See on Scoop.it - Social media and social recruitment The explosion of social media in the last few years has meant that many companies and recruitment managers have taken to platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to source for fresh talent and improve their company profile and presence. See on socialmediatoday.com