How can your hobbies help you find a job?

The poor old ‘interests’ section of your CV can sometimes feel a bit neglected, with jobseekers thinking that it’s not really important. Obviously there are much more significant parts of your CV, such as employment and education, but paying just a little more...

Tackle Job Search Procrastination!

Looking for a job in the run up to Christmas can be challenging when there is so much to do, most of which is much more enjoyable than sitting in front of a computer and applying for jobs. January, on the other hand, is a lovely blank canvas of empty time for you to...

Tis the Season to get a Job!

If you are looking for a new job, why wait until after Christmas to start hunting? If organisations need staff, they need them now. They are not going to close down until the New Year and put their feet up with a glass of mulled wine. So many people wait until the New...

Tips for the First Day at your New Job

The most nerve-racking part of any job search is undoubtedly the interview, the first day at your new job, however, comes a close second. Much like your first day at school you want to make a good impression and settle in as quickly as possible, desperate not to...

Tips for Staying Positive when Looking for a Job

  Even with the best intentions and the greatest confidence in your employability, looking for a job can be tough. Sifting through job boards, writing countless cover letters and interviews that lead nowhere can all lead to a lack of motivation and enthusiasm. Staying...

How-to: Mock Interview

  You only get one chance at a first impression, and one of the most important first impressions you will need to give is at a job interview. In order to give yourself the best possible chance of being hired or asked back for a second interview it is often a good...