By Rachel on Jan 26, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Hospitality is a people-orientated industry with customer service at its heart. Whether you choose to work in accommodation and food services, health and fitness, or bars, clubs and pubs, there are great employment opportunities available to those who have a passion for people and service.
By Rachel on Jan 19, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Southampton is one of the best-performing cities for economic growth in the UK, ranking in sixth place (of 39) on PwC’s Good Growth for Cities index 2015. If you’re starting your job search in Southampton, here are some of the key industries and job opportunities available.
By Rachel on Jan 12, 2016 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Whether health and fitness or career-related, most of us forget our New Year’s resolutions within weeks. This year, why not break with tradition? Stop making the same old promises to yourself, and you might actually achieve some long-lasting changes next year. Still not convinced? Here are five reasons why your New Year’s job resolutions are […]
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 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 […]
By Rachel on Nov 17, 2015 in Job Search | Comments Off
Whether you work in a shop, office or factory, there’s a good chance that a machine or high-tech robot could do your job one day. And that day may come sooner than you think. According to a recent Oxford University study, 35% of UK jobs are at risk of computerisation in the next 20 years. […]
By Rachel on Nov 10, 2015 in Job Search, Jobseekers | Comments Off
Milton Keynes is growing faster than any other place in Britain. Over the past decade, the town has experienced massive population growth (16.5%) – more than double the national average – while the number of job opportunities has grown by 18.2%, faster than any other UK city. If you’re interested in starting your job search […]