By Rachel on Dec 23, 2015 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Many businesses close down during the quiet period between Christmas and New Year. If you’re lucky enough to have some “bridge days” away from work, why not put them to good use? With a little smart thinking, you can maximise downtime during the holidays to help further your career.
By Rachel on Dec 22, 2015 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Bristol is one of the most economically productive cities in the UK. Known for its successful aerospace and advanced manufacturing industries, the city also boasts a thriving media and tech scene. As companies in the area know, business in Bristol is booming. Between 2004 and 2013 the number of firms in the city increased by […]
By Rachel on Dec 15, 2015 in Interviewing | Comments Off
Whether you’re an experienced manager or applying for your first managerial position, you can expect to face some stringent tests as part of the interview process. More industries are subjecting candidates to psychometric tests, completed online as a pre-assessment before the actual interview.
By Rachel on Dec 8, 2015 in Job Search, Jobseekers, Money | Comments Off
The average starting salary for graduates in the UK is £28,000. That’s according to the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) – other surveys place it as low as £25,000 and some as high as £30,000. While money is by no means everything, if you’re thinking about re-training or deciding what to study, it can pay […]
By Rachel on Dec 3, 2015 in Job Search, Jobseekers, Social Media | Comments Off
Online networking is a great way to make business contacts and widen your professional network. Get your social media activity right and it could help you land a job. Get it wrong and it could damage your professional reputation. Here are eight mistakes to avoid.
By Rachel on Dec 1, 2015 in Interviewing, Job Search, Jobseekers, Money | Comments Off
You might know from experience that you work best in the morning and find it harder to concentrate after lunch, but did you know that there’s an optimum time to do certain tasks depending on your age and chronotype? From analytical work to creative brainstorming, there’s a right and wrong time for everything, even when […]