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7 Aug 2013 09:30 • Judith Edwards

Return To Work With Confidence

Threesixty Design, is a small, yet highly creative, specialist studio working with a wide range of clients, some with high visibility products and profiles. Having worked for Threesixty on a freelance basis, Davina Stean, whose son Jack is now 20 months old, has joined the studio on a permanent, three-day-a-week basis.


7 Aug 2013 09:30 • Judith Edwards

CV Selection The Essentials

A third of UK employers have said they spend less than one minute reviewing a CV while just over one in ten admitted to 30 seconds or less. Around 25% of employers said they had detected a lie on a CV in the past 12 months. An increasing number of employers use electronic devices to screen and rank CVs and so the importance of keywords from a job advert relating to a candidate's experience cannot be overestimated.


19 Mar 2013 09:30

Engineer a better future

AN uplift in demand for high-end engineering and technical services has resulted in many new opportunities for locally-based roles in engineering, design and project management support.


27 Jul 2012 09:30

Discourage degree cheats

EMPLOYER expectations, exam grade inflation and the rising cost of university fees appear to be encouraging more graduates to exaggerate their academic achievements.


16 May 2012 09:30

Ten Top Tips for a Relaxed Job Interview

The days and hours leading up to an interview can be a very stressful time.


17 Apr 2012 09:30

Tax codes - it's all a letters game

WITH the new financial year upon us, millions have received new tax codes. This is the second of a two-part guide from to help check that you are on the correct code and that you aren't paying too much - or too little...


4 Apr 2012 09:25

Learning the tax code alphabet

WITH a new financial year just around the corner, millions are receiving new tax codes. This is the first of a two-part guide from ensuring that you are on the correct code and that you aren't paying too much - or too little...


14 Feb 2012 09:30 • Judith Edwards

Transmit the Right Message

Millions of people registered with job agencies and online job boards are filled with CVs yet employers say they cannot find the right people. There is a mismatch here but what can be done about it? Dean Weller, 'the careers guy' does not profess to have all the answers, but his two-part video advice series goes a long way to closing the gap - starting with the job seeker


11 Jan 2012 09:30 • Judith Edwards

Make it a Record Breaking Year

This year we are going to have the opportunity to share the experiences of some incredible athletes. These dedicated and focused individuals share a common attribute - the pursuit of a single goal.


13 Sep 2011 09:30

Candidates Are Consumers Too - How Good Is Your Candidate Experience?

Candidate experience is certainly a subject that has filled many blogs and discussion groups over the last couple of years, with the immediacy and transparency of social media giving more jobseekers an outlet through which to voice their frustrations.

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11 May 2011 16:00 • Judith Edwards

Creative Instincts

IN GENERAL, a career starts when education finishes, yet there are exceptions - among them teenage entrepreneurs - but with lifelong learning more prevalent, the patterns and rules of study and work are changing.


13 Dec 2010 09:30

How to find a career coach to suit you

Many readers have asked how to go about looking for a career coach. With so many career coaches on the market, it can be hard to know where to begin, but with some key questions and initial research on your part, you'll find someone who can offer you just what you're looking for.

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28 Oct 2010 09:30

Should you including interests on your CV?

If you ask a careers advisor, recruitment consultant or employer whether to include an interests section on your CV you will get differing responses. The easy answer is to assume it’s up to you whether to include it - take it or leave it. Some will find it useful; some won’t.


18 Jun 2010 14:29 • Judith Edwards

Aviod making classic CV mistakes

Your CV is the first thing employers see, and silly slip-ups can deny you a shot at the job you deserve.


9 Jun 2010 17:23 • Judith Edwards

Is an MBA worth it?

With the university year coming to an end many graduates are struggling to find suitable employment, is an MBA degree the golden ticket to a great job and a high salary?


1 Jun 2010 14:17 • Judith Edwards

Leavers must be resilient and adapt to work ethic

The school of thought is that the gap between the needs of businesses and the standard of young candidates is growing so a college has turned to the USA to bring their brand of training to help improve the resilience and well-being of teenagers.


29 Apr 2010 13:59

Jake's big TV break

Is working on celebrity chef programmes all it's cracked up to be? Researcher Jake Smith says it is, but you've got to be prepared to muck-in


29 Apr 2010 13:56 • Judith Edwards

Attitude shift as perks are cut

When times are tough the first things to go are the luxuries and extras, but going back to basics can be an opportunity to rediscover priorities


14 Apr 2010 14:19

World wide workplace

There is a new drive to encourage learning languages, but how useful are they in the work environment and can they help you to get a job?