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Archive for October, 2012

Britain’s scariest jobs »

If giving a presentation at work brings you out in a cold sweat, think what it must be like to be a high-rise window cleaner or be faced with dead bodies, cockroach infestations or even unexploded bombs on a daily basis… 1. High-rise window cleaner A fear of heights (or acrophobia to give it the […]

Workplace Pensions – The Revolution Starts This October »

The ultimate work perk? What’s the best perk at work: A company car? Free coffee? How about money for your future? Starting from October, the law is changing so millions of people will receive a workplace pension for the first time. If you’re in work, your employer will automatically enrol you into a scheme. You can […]

The Trials, Tribulations and Triumphs of Working from Home »

All things in life come with their share of good and bad. This familiar aphorism is one which we all accept in theory, but rarely remember in practice. Case in point, the idea of working from home seems a dream come true for most of us. But, speaking from personal experience, working from home is […]

Featured Employer: H&M »

The H&M Group is a global leading fashion retailer operating in 45 markets with five brands; H&M, COS, Monki, Weekday & Cheap Monday. In 2011 they opened 266 new stores and entered five new markets, making a current total of over 2600 stores worldwide. As one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, H&M offers endless […]

How to handle job search rejection »

So you didn’t get the job. You might prefer to never speak to the company again but there are some good reasons to ask for feedback. Here’s how and why to do it… With soaring unemployment rates and a high number of people vying for the same vacancies (each graduate role attracts 83 applications, according […]

Who is hiring in October »

We are all sick of hearing about the state of the economy. The recent reports that the food prices are rising drastically and house prices are plummeting.  But here at CareerBuilder we try to remain positive, and give you the news that you want to hear. We work with some of the best companies across […]

60% of Bullied Employees Fall Victim to Their Bosses »

If you’re aware of bullying at your workplace, or are a victim yourself, you’re not alone. Sixty per cent of UK workers, according to a survey by, reveal they have been bullied by their boss and three in ten (30%) workers claim that they are currently experiencing bullying at the office.   The two most […]