Out of work for a while, feeling bored, depressed and downhearted? Have you been sending off your cv and applying for jobs with little success? You may have been looking around for a new position but not found the type of role you are looking for advertised. Or you may have been to a few … Continue reading Job hunting getting you down?
A Question of Brexit
As we inch closer to a no deal Brexit, understandably concerns are increasing about the effect that this may have on the jobs market in Scotland. Looking beyond the headlines, scaremongering and media speculation I have done a bit of fact finding to try to clarify the situation for current job seekers. I did say … Continue reading A Question of Brexit
Interviews can be a scary business, particularly if you haven’t been at a job interview for a while. However, interview formats have moved on since the days of Spud’s infamous scene in Trainspotting. It is now recognised that a conversational approach will work better than an interrogation and the interview process is less intimidating and … Continue reading Conquering nerves
Top tips for seasonal temp jobs
Perhaps it was the slight chill in the air this week or the sight of Christmas stock already taking over my local garden centre that reminded me that the festive season is approaching fast. If you are interested in taking on a temporary job over the festive period, now is the time to start planning. … Continue reading Top tips for seasonal temp jobs
Job Hunting 1:01
If you are a student, school leaver or graduate worried about finding the right job, preparing a stand-out cv or how to answer interview questions then please get in contact. I will be running tailored 1:1 sessions, designed specifically for new job seekers over the summer months. Held outside of school hours, we will cover … Continue reading Job Hunting 1:01
New year, new resolutions…
It’s that time of year again and a quick glance at the most popular New Year’s Resolutions (according to the Telegraph) gives a handy general overview of our priorities for improving quality of life in 2018. Like many people, I can relate to just about all of these and that’s quite a tick list to … Continue reading New year, new resolutions…
A few thoughts on job hunting strategies…
Exam results are in, holidays are coming to an end and thoughts turn to job hunting. September traditionally means that the job market starts to get busy with many new candidates and employers looking to fill new roles. In response, there is a lot of advice currently available for prospective job hunters from producing a … Continue reading A few thoughts on job hunting strategies…
Returning to work after maternity leave.
The chaotic, exhausting, life changing nature of new babies and young children can mean that your previous working life seems very distant from your new, daily reality. Often, this can throw up all sorts of self-doubt and lack of confidence when planning a return to work. Indeed, the world of work after a period of … Continue reading Returning to work after maternity leave.
Need experience to get that job? Top 5 suggestions to boost your cv
Job hunting is tough out there as a new graduate or school leaver. You need to get a job to gain some experience but every job advert requires experience. So, what can you do to gain experience and skills to enhance your cv and make your application stand out? These are my top 5 suggestions: … Continue reading Need experience to get that job? Top 5 suggestions to boost your cv
Thinking about a career in law?
Law firm CMS believe that a career in law should be open to students from all walks of life and are holding a bursary essay competition for S5 state school pupils. If you are considering applying to study law, please click on the link below for details: https://www.allhires.com/CMS/PositionDetail.aspx…