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Archive for May, 2013

Jobs for Chatty Men and Women »

Enjoy a good chinwag? Always being told off by your teacher or boss for nattering when you should be working? Luckily, being a bit of a chatterbox can be an advantage in many jobs. Call centre operative There has been a swing back toward UK-based call centres among many organisations – which have come to […]

Create a Professional Online Profile Photo »

Your photo is an important part of your online identity and when it comes to professional networking sites, it pays to make the right impression. Here’s how to get it right. Why you need a picture You don’t include a photo of yourself on your CV, so why upload one to LinkedIn? LinkedIn is a […]

Psychometric Tests and Your Job Search »

With competition for jobs fiercer than ever (the latest figures suggest as many as 150 graduates apply for each graduate-level job) today’s recruiters are swamped with qualified applicants – and that means many are finding new ways to pick and choose. To sift through the applicant pool, more employers are using online skill-based testing (such […]

Chipotle is Recruiting In Store »

An American company is set to take the UK by storm. Mexican food has always been a favourite of ours at CareerBuilder – we are even willing to take the tube from Old Street to Angel, to sample the delights of Chipotle’s outstanding Burritos. The first restaurant was founded in Colorado in 1993 by Steve […]

7 Job Hunting Mistakes to Avoid »

Looking for work can be a hard (not to mention lonely and frustrating) experience and the last thing you want to do is scupper your efforts. Take a tip from the experts and discover the common pitfalls to avoid. 1. Going for jobs you don’t really want Casting your net wide can open up opportunities […]

5 Jobs You’ve Never Heard Of »

Not feeling inspired by the vacancies you’ve seen advertised on the web? Fancy something a little more out of the ordinary? Do a little digging and you’ll be surprised at some of the weird and wonderful jobs that people actually do for a living… Chief listening officer You might have heard of social media editors […]

Tech Jobs and average salaries »

It’s never been a better time to be in Technology. The growth of this industry in the UK is rising and doesn’t appear to be slowing down. East London has been re-branded as Tech City. Major multi-nationals have committed to move to the area to help launch this initiative. techcityuk.com refers to its location as “Europe’s centre of innovation […]

Who’s hiring in May? »

Despite the recent rise in unemployment, the UK won’t go into a triple-dip recession as the labour market is highly flexible. The bad news is that there is not much job growth going on at the moment. The latest REC and KPMG Report on Jobs found that further increases in both permanent staff placements and […]