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[ 17 Jun 2017 | No Comment ]

In life you are either selling, or being sold to. And in the context of job-seeking; if you don’t sell yourself when looking for work, you should expect someone else to land the job you deserve.
Selling yourself in the job market is about finding your voice – says Richard Pimm of Toastmasters International. Anyone looking for candidates wants to know what you are, first. And yet, incredibly, when jobseekers are asked this predictable question, they all too often give a useless fluffy answer, or worse, they give their life story.
Do …

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[ 28 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]
Career change tips from Olympic swimmer-turned TV presenter Rebecca Adlington

Olympic swimmer-turned TV presenter Rebecca Adlington is encouraging Britons who aren’t happy in their job to follow in her footsteps and make a career switch. This comes after new research reveals the UK is home to millions of unsatisfied workers, as 63% of us don’t love our jobs. This has led to 39% of people now considering going back to college and undertaking further training to help them get their dream job. However almost a third of people fear they’re too old to switch sectors, and a further one in …

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[ 18 Sep 2015 | No Comment ]

The global hotel industry enjoys a total revenue of $457bn, so it’s easy to see why people seek careers within it – to enjoy competitive rates of pay, clear career ladders and the chance to reap the rewards.
Salaries are a strong point when it comes to the industry, with hotel management on average taking home £33,960 a year, sous-chefs £26,588 and receptionists earning £19,698, according to reed.co.uk. The median for gross annual earnings in the country at the last count was £27,200, so roles within the industry fall close to …

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[ 3 Aug 2015 | No Comment ]

You’ve applied for a new job after your maternity leave. Out of the dozens of CVs and application letters you’ve sent, finally an answer comes through. Except, they are asking you to take a psychometric test before you get to the interview stage. You start panicking, thinking of hieroglyphs and complicated mathematical problems. You even think of giving up on the application all together and forget about that job. But Psychometric tests aren’t that bad, you often don’t even need to study for them.
Psychometric testing is used by 70% of …

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[ 3 Dec 2014 | No Comment ]

Millions of women admit they would consider not having children because of their career

Half (49%) of women admit they would consider not having children because of their work while two thirds (67%) of women are concerned about what the impact of having children might have on their career
Of those that have had children, half (50%) say they have missed important milestones such as their child’s first steps and first words because of work
So are the demands of work now so great on women that they have to choose between a …

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[ 28 Jan 2014 | No Comment ]
Win the ultimate career booster

Are you fed up with not getting the job you want? If so, watch the video, then visit Jobsite to win a fabulous package that will help you achieve your goals.Career coaching, interview training, even the right outfit: all this and more is included in the competition prize. This could really give you a boost if you’ve taken a career break and are unsure about how to get back on track: an iPad is part of the prize too. Visit the site, ‘CV writing help from Jobsite UK’, to get the …

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[ 23 Jan 2013 | No Comment ]

There is something strange going on in the UK employment market. Employment has never been higher, but economic growth is negligible and productivity is falling. Economists at the ONS (Office of National Statistics) are scratching their heads, trying to work out what is going on…
Maybe they need to take a look at what is going on in the every day lives of people trying to make ends meet in tougher economic times. As companies, large and small make cut backs, ambitious professionals are taking their lives into their own hands …

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[ 23 Nov 2010 | No Comment ]
Start a New Career in Retail

Are you looking for a career change or returning to work after a break? Why not consider a career in retail? It is not all stacking shelves and working on tills. If you have good communication skills, thrive on a challenge and want a job that is different everyday then a career in retail maybe for you.

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[ 19 Nov 2010 | No Comment ]
Start a New Career in Sales

Are you looking to get back into work after a career break? Maybe a new career in sales could be the answer for you. It can be a rewarding and well paid job. If you are an effective communicator, self motivated, well organised and thrive on a challenge, then sales is a good career choice for you.

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[ 15 Nov 2010 | One Comment ]
5 career change tips for mums by Position Ignition

Whether you’re looking for employment in a different field of work, or you’re starting up your own business, balancing career change with being a mum is challenging to say the least. Here are a few tips for making the transition successfully.