How to survive interviews

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

I have just finished reading a really interesting article about the lack of preparation by many candidates prior to attending a job interview. It really amazes me how even those who appear on paper to be very competent and capable fail to get the job because of poor performance in the interview. With the current […]

7 job hunting mistakes you should avoid

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

  Job search is hard work, that’s a fact. It is now even more important when you are up against so many highly qualified applicants that you get it right which is why it is important that you avoid the following 7 job hunting mistakes:   Lack of planning – as the saying goes, “if […]

What to do if you can’t find work

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

If you are struggling to get a job, you might also be concerned about how to explain the career gap on your CV or that you may lose some of the skills you’ve worked hard to develop. But what can you do to get round this? Well, a recent survey carried out in America revealed […]

Job search – 3 tips to successful job hunting

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

If you are looking to change job this year, here are three things you need to consider in order to be successful in job hunting: 1. Your health! Everyone seems to be so busy these days; How many times have you grabbed lunch at your desk or running between appointments or worse still, skipped it […]

A new recession will hit the jobs market

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Every time you switch on the television to watch the news or pick up a newspaper, the first thing you see is how bad the economy is. In fact last week I read the following article: “A new recession will hit the jobs market, says government agency Thursday 24 November 2011 A new recession may […]

Fear of losing your job

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

I was very surprised to read the results of a recent survey by Gumtree.com which showed that half of the British working population are concerned about their job security and that a staggering 44% are overwhelmed by the job hunting process and a whopping 63% fear they don’t have the right skills or experience to […]