8 Weekend Jobs to Supplement Your Income

How to start a dog walking business

We could all do with a bit of extra money, whether it’s to cover debt shortages, treat ourselves a bit more often or just to lessen the pressure every month when the bills come in. The idea of a Saturday job is more commonly associated with teenagers and students, yet that’s merely a stereotype. In reality, there’s nothing wrong with …

Is there really such a thing as an online job?

Is there really such a thing as an online job?

Is there really such a thing as an online job? If you’ve ever spent more than five minutes on Facebook, especially in one of the millions of classified-style Facebook groups that people seem to join all the time, you will have seen a lot of material about online jobs. However, within the space of a few seconds, you will have …

How to start a dog walking business

How to start a dog walking business

How to start a dog walking business If you’re interested in working with animals, but don’t have the qualifications to become a veterinary nurse or dog groomer, have you ever considered setting up your own dog walking business? It requires only minimal investment and no formal qualifications. It’s ideal for someone who loves dogs and who wishes to keep fit. …

Could a part time job from home work for you?

part time job from home

The job market is certainly changing, and for many people the traditional 9 to 5 office set-up no longer applies. It’s largely due to the internet, and the availability of low-cost broadband, and it’s why growing numbers of people are now opting for a part time job from home. Could it be right for you? Let’s take a look. Many …

How to prepare for your job interview presentations?

Well done, you just received an email telling you that you’ve got an interview next week! Hold on, you read it again and it says you need to deliver one of these dreaded job interview presentations. At this point your initial euphoria changes to nerves. Don’t worry, we have a structure that shows you how to prepare for your job …

Applying for a Job Online

When you apply for a job online, what should you be doing on your application to increase the chances of you being called back for an interview? Getting past the robots In this economic climate recruiters are inundated with job applications. To improve the efficiency of their recruitment efforts they’ll often use HR Software to automatically screen the applications they …

Careless tweets can cost your job

Posts on the internet are no longer shrouded in secrecy, and with the amount of employees who frequent social media websites like Twitter, a small comment about another worker or colleague could potentially cost you your job.  Pro football players from Manchester United came under fire for making disparaging, and racist remarks against other players; their punishment was a hefty …

3 reasons why you might lie on a CV/Resume and 3 reasons why not to

  Why you might … ‘embellish’ your profile to gain the recruiter’s interest in you from the start. Your profile is the opening statement of your CV/Resume, and it can be tempting to exaggerate a job role or some of the experience you have had.   Why not to: if you stretch the truth in your profile, you are definitely …

Why is CV/Resume writing so important?

If getting an interview with an employer is like making a first impression on a first date with them, getting your CV/Resume absolutely spot on is your chance to woo them. If you write it correctly, you can make sure that you get that all-important chance to attend an interview and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job. …

3 reasons LinkedIn Endorsements misses the mark, and what you can do about it

LinkedIn is undoubtedly the only real social networking website geared towards professionals.  You won’t encounter drunken or compromising photos or hard honest truths admitted publicly – but you will encounter padded profiles and boasted attributes; in fact, it’s pretty much expected.  Employers and recruiters are weary of what they read and take every bit of information with a grain of …