Stay ahead of the game with our top tips for staying motivated while job hunting
Have you been stuck in a job hunt for longer than you’d like? If your answer to that is yes, you’re definitely not alone. From September to November, the unemployment rate in the UK rose to 5%. The job market is ruthless right now, so how can you keep your spirits up and maintain your motivation while you try to find a job? We’ve put together 5 painless job hunting tips to keep you from becoming overwhelmed.
Our least favourite job interview questions - and how to answer them
So you’ve landed a job interview. Now suddenly it’s the day before and you’re feeling those last minute nerves. Who knows what questions they’ll pull out of the bag to try and throw you off balance? Well, don’t worry, we’ve thought of a few of the especially harsh ones, and put together some tips for approaching them. With a little bit of preparation, you’ll be fine, no matter what they throw at you!
What not to put on a CV
Writing a good CV to accurately reflect yourself and your experiences, both personal and professional, can feel daunting. You may not know where to start or what to include, or you may accidentally add details you don’t really need. The key to a good CV is selling yourself as succinctly as possible and highlighting your strengths.
The best way to start building an excellent CV is to be aware of what not to do so you don’t shoot yourself in the foot before you’ve even began! With that in mind, here’s our list of 5 things you should avoid putting on your CV.
Typical job interview mistakes - and how to avoid them!
We talk a lot about what you should do in an interview, but what about the things you shouldn’t be doing? Sometimes one mistake can cost you your dream job! Read our blog post to brush up on some common job interview weaknesses, as well as practical tips for avoiding them.
How can you protect your mental health in the workplace?
Mental Health Awareness Week may have been last week, but we shouldn’t stop thinking about mental health just because it’s over. Did you know that in 2020, 58% of employees reported that they were suffering from workplace stress? It’s so important to make sure that you are looking after yourself and prioritising your wellbeing. Read on for our mental health top tips.
How to prepare for a job interview
After weeks of applying endlessly for jobs, you’ve finally bagged that all important job interview. Immediately, the worry kicks in. How do you make sure you clinch the job and stand out from the rest? Don’t panic! We’ve compiled 5 top tips on how to nail that job interview and get you on the path to success.
5 top tips for managing job interview anxiety
Are you nervous for an upcoming job interview? Well first things first, don’t feel like you’re the only one! Nervousness in interviews is completely normal - 93% of candidates experience job interview anxiety. But what can you do during the interview itself to stay calm? We’ve put together these interview tips for keeping a cool head.