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  • Photo: Tom Merton / Getty. While it’s quite possible to get a good sense of how well you are suited to the culture of a workplace before accepting a job offer, there’s no guarantee you will get on...
    6th February 2017
  • Your interview made a great impression on a prospective employer and the job’s yours if you want it. Of course the answer’s yes. Or is it? During the application process, it’s all too easy to focus...
    2nd February 2017
  • Photo: Sarah Leigh Photography / Getty.  Despite Brexit, the legal status of EU, EEA (European Economic Area) or Swiss nationals coming to work in the UK has not changed, and cannot change whilst the...
    30th January 2017
  • 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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    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...
    11th January 2017

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