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Archive for September, 2013

Call Centre Operators Are Picking Up »

Call centre operators have added 6,187 jobs across Great Britain in the last three years, a growth of six per cent since 2010. There are 102,310 call centre operators in Great Britain, most of them employed in the north. In February 2013, Jobcentre Plus reported 8,905 unemployment claims filed within the occupation, but that number […]

Famous ‘failures’ worth a fortune »

Career set backs happen to the best of us. Whether you’ve been made redundant, failed an exam, made a bad business deal or had the door shut in your face, it can leave you questioning yourself and your abilities. Take heart. Some of the world’s most successful men and women suffered crushing failure – and […]

Two in Five Workers Say They Usually or Always Live Paycheque to Paycheque to Make Ends Meet, Finds Survey »

-Thirty-one per cent of workers set aside no money for savings each month- LONDON, 19 September 2013 – Do you plan your life around payday? You’re not alone. As the economy continues its slow climb out of the recession, workers across the UK continue to struggle with their financial responsibilities. Forty-two per cent of workers report […]

How to get a job when you don’t have much experience »

Landing your first job can be a challenge. You may not have years of experience – but there are ways you can make yourself appear more attractive to employers. If you’re coming to the end of your studies, here’s how to improve your chances of getting that first big break. Make the most of work […] and EMSI Release the List of Hot Jobs in London »

LONDON, 11 September 2013 – Has your job search stalled? Do you not know where to send your CV? and Economic Modelling Specialists International (EMSI) have released a list of Hot Jobs for London based on occupations with the greatest job increase between 2010 and 2013. The study uses EMSI’s rich labour market database, […]

Quiz: How to Pick Your Ideal Job? »

If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you feel something’s missing from your career. Perhaps the jobs you’ve had before were chosen for the paycheque; maybe you got into your current role because your wife wouldn’t stop putting on the pressure; or you’re simply not sure what career path you’re interested in. No matter […]

Understand how benefit changes could affect you »

Understanding how benefit changes may affect you By the Money Advice Service It’s all change when it comes to benefits. This year has seen changes to five key areas of financial assistance, some are amendments to existing benefits; others are new. Here’s a rundown on what the changes mean and how to claim what you’re […]

Stat Of The Week: Food Service Activities Are Growing in Britain »

The Corner Office is diving deeper into the nuanced granularity of job growth in the UK. Today we focus on the food service industry! In the last three years (2010-2013), this delicious sector has gained an additional 120,108 jobs – a growth of 9 per cent. While beverage service activities have declined by 11,377 jobs, […]

Who’s hiring in September? »

According to the current REC/KPMG Report on Jobs, overall job vacancies increased at the strongest rate in six years. Higher levels of demand for both permanent and short-term staff were monitored by the survey in July. The strongest rate of expansion was indicated for permanent engineering jobs, as has been the case throughout the past four months. […]