By Stephanie on Feb 25, 2011 in CVs | 1 Comment
To impress a potential employer with your CV, you usually have just a few seconds. According to a CareerBuilder.co.uk survey of 194 UK employers, nearly one-third (32 per cent) said they spend one minute or less reviewing a CV. Fourteen per cent even spend only 30 seconds or less. The study reveals what employers said […]
By Working Girl on Feb 25, 2011 in Job Search | Comments Off
When getting laid off or quitting a job, most of us immediately start a fast-paced job hunt. Even those who are fortunate enough to have savings to live off of for a while don’t have enough money to pretend that unemployment is a vacation. Instead, most jobs seekers attack their job searches aggressively until they […]
By Working Girl on Feb 25, 2011 in Job Search, University Graduates | Comments Off
The young generation was one of the groups hardest hit by the recession. End of last year, graduate unemployment reached its highest level since 1995, according to the Office for National Statistics. But there are good signs. In the winter edition of their bi-annual survey the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) mentions an upward trend […]
By Working Girl on Feb 23, 2011 in Workplace Issues | Comments Off
Does a glass ceiling exist? Would clear legal definitions help or would it be better to create a corporate culture where everyone wins?
By Stephanie on Feb 22, 2011 in Job Search | 2 Comments
A high proportion of all available jobs are never advertised. So if you’d like to increase your chances of being found, take a closer look at your social network online profiles. Here are a few tips.
By Stephanie on Feb 17, 2011 in Employment Trends, Job Search | 1 Comment
Green jobs are on the rise. The results of this year’s Carbon Salary Survey provide insight into the individuals employed in this expanding marketplace. Maybe an option also for you?
By Working Girl on Feb 15, 2011 in Workplace Issues | Comments Off
Tips to making the most of a job you hate.
By shelmes on Feb 15, 2011 in Job Search | Comments Off
So you want a job in London but your friends keep reminding you that there is a crisis in the capital. Before you resign yourself to another year slogging away, here are five companies hiring today in London. Go ahead, take a look at our top 3 companies for Jobs in London for this week.
By Working Girl on Feb 14, 2011 in Workplace Issues | 1 Comment
Working Girl shares some stats about office romance. It’s more popular than you think.
By Working Girl on Feb 9, 2011 in Employment Trends | 1 Comment
Unemployment between people 16 – 24 years old was at an all-time high of 19.1%. Sad considering that this only adds to the bleak economic outlook of the days. We wonder, how is this cycle going to change?