Money Saving

Can filling in surveys help pay for Christmas?

Can filling in surveys help pay for Christmas? This is a question I am asked a lot. The answer is – it depends how much time you can or are willing to put in. Now filling in surveys isn’t going to have you having your house looking like a winter wonderland, having a lavish Christmas […]

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News

Petition for childcare for working parents

Petition for childcare for working parents I would love to know your thoughts on this… I have included a link to the petition towards the end of this article if you wish to sign. I seen this last night and it had 20,000 signatures – over night it has got over 50,000 more so it […]

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Teen denied a job because of tattoos

Teen denied a job because of tattoos This actually really annoys me! Logan McNicholas has told Manchester Evening News how he applied for a job at Holland and Barrett but was turned down for the position (ahem, AFTER they got him to do a trial shift) because of his tattoos. 18 year old Logan had […]

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Jobs Board

5 CV tweaks to get an interview

5 CV tweaks to get an interview If you have sent out hundreds of CVs and you’re not getting a response, it’s time to get real and take a good long look at your CV. Print it out, look at it carefully and get out the red pen. Sometimes you can uncover simple issues that […]

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Unconventional job hunting strategies that work

Unconventional job hunting strategies that work It’s a Herculean task to find a job in the current climate and you know there are sometimes thousands of applicants for every meaningful position. So how can you take yourself out of the race to the bottom and put yourself in pole position for a new job? Well, […]

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How to use LinkedIn to boost your job search

How to use LinkedIn to boost your job search Social media platform LinkedIn is a useful resource for any job-hunter. LinkedIn has 17 million users in the UK and 332 million users worldwide. While that may not match the reach of Facebook, it has the distinct advantage of primarily being a business tool. The average […]

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Great questions to ask in a job interview

Great questions to ask in a job interview When you get to the end of a job interview you can feel like you’ve gone 12 rounds and you just want to go home, take off your nice clothes and rock in a corner. So when the interviewer asks if you have any questions, a lot […]

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Body language tips for your job interview

Body language tips for your job interview When you are getting ready for that big job interview, your clothes are pressed and you’ve rehearsed some likely questions, consider this fact: just 40% of your communication is spoken. Body language tells an experienced interviewer far more than your mouth ever can. Your body language gives away […]

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Three things to leave off your CV

Three things to leave off your CV A study of recruiters using eye-tracking behaviour software has shown that recruiters spend a mere six seconds making their initial evaluation of a CV. Space on your CV is limited and you want to make sure that everything on there is adding real value to your application. You […]

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How psychology could help you ace a job interview

How psychology could help you ace a job interview Job interviews are stressful situations. Few people look forward to them. So here are a few psychological techniques to help you ace your next one: Use reflective listening In other words, listen to what’s being said very carefully and reflect it back to the questioner. It’s […]

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5 things not to do in a job interview

5 things not to do in a job interview There are lots of things which people will advise you to do in order to land your dream job, but we’ve put together a list of our top five things not to do in interviews. 1. Don’t fail to give an example The interviewer asks you […]

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Great Questions to Ask in an Interview

Great questions to ask in a job interview When you get to the end of a job interview you can feel like you’ve gone 12 rounds and you just want to go home, take off your nice clothes and rock in a corner. So when the interviewer asks if you have any questions, a lot […]

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