By Rachel on May 17, 2016 in Job Search | Comments Off
With a population of around three-quarters of a million people, Leeds is one of the UK’s largest cities and home to England’s biggest financial centre outside of London. Forecast to see 25 per cent growth over the coming decade – with finance and business services making up half of that – now is a great […]
By Rachel on May 10, 2016 in Job Search | Comments Off
The UK has long been a leading force in the world videogames industry – from the 8-bit heyday of the 1980s, right through to Edinburgh-based Rockstar North’s Grand Theft Auto V generating a staggering $800m within 24 hours of its release in 2014.
By Rachel on May 4, 2016 in Job Search | Comments Off
If you work in construction, things are looking up. Having come through the recession, the industry is now enjoying a boom with both the number of jobs and wages on the rise. According to Hays’ recent research into the salaries of contractors in construction, pay for contractors increased by an average of 5% for some […]
By Rachel on Apr 19, 2016 in Job Search | Comments Off
Cardiff has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years to become a vibrant, modern and cosmopolitan city. The Welsh capital was the fastest-growing core UK city over the past decade and is projected to grow by 26% over the next 20 years. To accommodate its 91,500 extra residents, the council plans to build 41,100 homes and […]
By Rachel on Apr 5, 2016 in Job Search | Comments Off
Book publishing is a highly competitive industry and employers are looking for candidates with the right mix of qualifications, skills and experience – plus a real passion for books and an understanding of the industry. Here’s what you need to know to land a job in editorial.
By Rachel on Mar 22, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers, Money | Comments Off
Ever wondered what Britain’s best-paid employees earn? We reveal the UK’s top-paying professions according to The Office for National Statistics Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings 2015, along with advice on how to get them.
By Rachel on Mar 15, 2016 in Job Search | Comments Off
Salary and employment opportunities are important when you’re relocating for work, but then so is job satisfaction. If being happy at work tops your list of priorities, you might want to take a look at Norwich. Employees here are the happiest in the UK, with 77% of them saying they are satisfied in their job […]
By Rachel on Feb 23, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
So you’ve decided to take the plunge and switch careers – now you just need to turn your dreams into reality. Not sure where to start? We can’t promise it will be easy, but following our 10-step plan is a good place to start.
By Rachel on Feb 16, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Less than an hour from London by train, the cosmopolitan city of Brighton & Hove boasts a vibrant arts and cultural scene as well as enviable natural attractions, including the beach and South Downs National Park – not to mention a thriving economy.
By Rachel on Feb 2, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
If you’re thinking of relocating to a different part of the UK for work, you might want to look beyond London. While the capital pays the highest average wages in the country, the lack of affordable housing, transport congestion and long working hours comes at a cost. In fact, London is the third worst place […]