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  • The Jobcentre Plus is still with us, but the Internet has changed the jobhunting landscape almost beyond recognition. Photo: Jack Taylor.  Time is probably at least as valuable when you’re jobhunting as at any other stage in your career. With...
    30th January 2017
  • Photo: Chris Hondros / Getty. The interview is without doubt the most nerve-wracking part of the whole job hunting process – an ordeal that can strike fear into the hearts of the most accomplished and confident individuals. You can rework your CV or...
    26th January 2017
  • Photo: Peter Macdiarmid / Getty. Redundancy is not a topic any of us like to think about more than absolutely necessary. Nevertheless, it is a fact of working life. And if you are unlucky enough to be one of the approximately 5  in every 1000 UK...
    23rd January 2017
  •   Annual performance reviews can sometimes seem like a bureaucratic chore with no obvious benefit: at best, a tedious box-ticking exercise; at worse, a chance for your boss to take out a year’s worth of pent-up frustration on you in one concentrated...
    19th January 2017
  •   You’re brilliant at what you do, consistently hitting or beating your targets, going the extra mile, and ready to move on to bigger and better challenges. It’s time to ask your boss about that promotion – goodness knows, you’ve earned it! Here we...
    16th January 2017
  •   One way to take some of the hard slog out of looking for work is to get someone else to do it for you! Many vacancies never find their way on to job sites and into the classifieds because employers prefer to use recruitment agencies to save time,...
    12th January 2017
  •   “The employee wasn’t a good worker so I didn’t think they deserved to be paid the National Minimum Wage.” “It’s part of UK culture not to pay young workers for the first three months as they have to prove their ‘worth’ first” “My workers are often...
    11th January 2017
  • Photo: Carl Court / Getty. As consumers, we've never had it so good. These days, you don’t have to lift a finger beyond your nearest smartphone app to have a personal shopper bring your groceries over post-haste at almost any time of day or night....
    9th January 2017
  • Working in your spare time is one way to gain experience in another line of work. Photo: Oscar Wong / Getty.  Is 2017 set to be the year you decide, once and for all, to follow your career dreams? Exciting! If you are adventurous by nature and like...
    5th January 2017
  • Photo: 'Photographer is my life' / Getty.  Joining a union in 2017 is one resolution you can make right now that's easy to keep and will serve you long after your other best intentions to dry out, get fit and eat your greens have expired (usually on...
    1st January 2017

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