Careers Advice

  • Do you want to be a Wedding Planner?
    Enjoying and being enthusiastic about weddings is a great starting point for becoming a wedding planner, but the delivery of the dream day itself is only a tiny fraction of what’s involved. 
  • Some days it can feel like knowing where to begin is the biggest challenge and focusing on one job at a time is an impossible task.  
  • In this mini-blog series we look at what you need to do, to become a...
  • If you are having a work Christmas party, it is important to let your hair down and have fun. But don’t forget you are out with your colleagues, so you don’t want to do anything that could potentially damage your professional reputation.
  • About to do a complete 180 on your career? If you’re after a change of direction, explaining the rationale behind it to potential employers can be tricky.
  • Many of us will find ourselves out of work at one point or another, whether or not it’s by choice. From being made redundant to being signed off sick or taking a break to have kids, most people have gaps in their CVs which need explaining.
  • When you’ve spent all that time lovingly polishing your CV to perfection, the last thing you want to imagine is that it goes on the rejection pile before a recruiter has even looked at it.
  • There’s one thing for certain, life won’t be boring when setting up or running a small business!
  • When it comes to securing your next job in such a competitive market, pointing to your past roles and experience may not be enough. You really need to be a team player too, among other things.
  • Whether you have a small or large business, harnessing the ever-growing power of social media is vital and so too is spending time planning how to integrate it into your marketing strategy.
  • Say you're a team player? Hard working? We show you why these typical phrases might not be boosting your CV in the way that you think.
  • We discuss the best ways to getting a few more bucks in your pay check.
  • More than words. Your CV tells prospective employers more than you know.
  • So, the job hunt is on. And with a freshly brewed mug of tea and a dose of motivation, you’re ready to blow the cobwebs off your old CV.
  • Looking for a job or not - you should always maintain a current CV on all the main jobsites!
  • Got a rolodex full of all the right names but still can't land that job? Read our top 5 tips on how to brand yourself and impress at your next interview.
  • Want to know what it takes to become a PT? A passion for people would be a good start.
  • So, what of the notion of a ‘dream job’? The position that, in an ideal world, we’d merrily dedicate our lives to? How do you know what this is, let alone how to do your best to get it?
  • Those who can teach, right? Or at least, so the recruitment posters used to say. It’s a snappy slogan but it aims to sum up how talented people with a passion for education can find a home in this most rewarding of professions.
  • Taking a decision to leave your job isn’t something you should take lightly. Although it might be tempting to just up sticks and walk out on a bad day, don’t. Never burn a bridge – you don’t know what the future might hold – and never act in haste.