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If you have a disability or long term health condition, you’re protected against discrimination by law. Over recent decades we’ve...
Transferable skills can make you really stand out to employers, even if you don’t have specific experience in their industry....
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Finding yourself slipping out of the job search routine? Here are five ways to stay focused and on track: 1....
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If you’re leaving education or training and looking for a career in the creative industries, Lucy Ferguson, CEO at London-based...
This page lists some of the national recruitment exercises that DWP are aware of. There are currently vacancies in a...
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Do you follow your local Jobcentre Plus on Twitter? Jobcentre Twitter feeds provide a constant source of jobs in your...
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If you’re a smart jobseeker you have probably researched everything there is to know about resumes, cover letters, interviews, and...
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While your online job searches are a great place to start, don’t limit yourself when looking for your next job....
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If you’re on the look-out for a new job opportunity, the Information Technology (IT) industry could offer more than you...
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Ever thought that agency work isn’t for you? Think again. You might be surprised by the range of jobs they...
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What do employers actually mean when they seek a passionate, motivated, innovative individual? The Guardian explains what employers might mean...
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Help keep the country running by going to work in a critical industry, whilst staying safe. Join the thousands of...
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Looking for a job might feel challenging at the moment, but there are some opportunities out there – especially in...
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A work coach from Jobcentre Plus gives their tips on remaining motivated during those difficult moments when looking for a...
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LinkedIn is a social networking site that allows jobseekers to showcase their potential to a wide range of organisations and businesses,...
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Keep your connections open.  You can use LinkedIn or you can get in touch with old friends and contacts —...
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We’ve all done it: hit Twitter and let vent, knowing that the couple of hundred loyal friends and followers will...