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Batten down the hatches, there’s a job seeker storm brewing

The recent weather systems that have battered the Caribbean, Cuba and Miami just go to show that Mother Nature isn’t a force to be reckoned with. Hurricanes come in all shapes and sizes. The same can be said about job seekers and their job applications. Are you a Harvey, Irma,…

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How to become a Care Worker

The role of a care worker is looking after and supporting elderly people, children and vulnerable adults throughout their daily lives. You will be responsible for providing the best possible care aswell as assisting with general day to day tasks. As a care worker, you need to be approachable, friendly…

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Make your recruitment technology work harder – so you don’t have to!

An innovative recruitment technology solution is an essential tool for any recruitment manager – however, there are many other options on the market so how can you tell if you are getting the most out of your technology solution? Modern recruitment technology can be intuitive and making the recruitment process straight…

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How to write an outstanding personal profile for your CV in 5 steps

Bear in mind that you won’t be presenting your CV in person; it will go ahead in lieu of you. Therefore, you need it to shout about you when you can’t be there to toot your own trumpet. The personal profile section on your CV is the ideal place to…

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The career change XI

Following on from our previous blog comparing the football transfer world and that of recruitment; we now look at ex professional footballers who have made interesting career moves outside of their beloved game. Nigel Spink –  Nigel Spink signed for Aston Villla at the age of 18. He played over…

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Five jobs that weren’t around fifteen years ago

The major news stories of 2002 included the nation saying goodbye to the Queen Mother, who sadly passed away at the age of 101; Rio Ferdinand becoming the most expensive British transfer when he made the switch from Leeds United to Manchester United for £30 million; the nation was introduced…

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The shortest careers in history and what we can learn from them

The Donald Trump era of America is well and truly in full swing, after he was sworn in to office on January 20th, 2017. During his election campaign, his manifesto was based around a number of things and some of them have already come to fruition in the seven or…

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Are football clubs and businesses alike in how they recruit?

The football season is almost upon us once again. It doesn’t seem like five minutes since Chris Schindler of Huddersfield Town scored the final goal of the English season on Monday 29th May at Wembley, securing their place in the Premier League. From June through to August, clubs from around…

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The Gender Pay Gap – BBC wages show interesting figures

Who can forget the moment Dirty Den was shot by some daffodils in Eastenders or when Elliot Clark rang up Going Live and asked Five Star, the UK’s wannabe Jackson 5, a crude question. Then, most recently, when Match of The Day presenter Gary Lineker hosted the show in his…

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