Clinton Cards on brink of administration

Clinton Cards, the largest card retailer in the UK, will be forced into administration by American Greetings, the largest supplier for Clinton Cards. This comes after the company’s loans were sold by its banks to American Greetings. Clinton Cards, which employs over 8000 workers in over 750 retail stores, has been recording heavy losses in recent history and its outlook …

What Your Body Language Is Saying During the Interview

When seeking employment how we present ourselves in person is just as important as how we present ourselves with the resume. It is not enough to give thoughtful answers to the interviewer. We also has to be aware that certain movements of the body can speak just as loud as words, if not louder, to the person sitting across the …

Top 10 CV Resume Mistakes INFOGRAPHIC

Writing a CV or Resume is never easy and avoiding classic mistakes will help you to progress your job search. Here are some real life examples of mistakes people made. When is the last time you checked your CV? Did you ask someone to proofread it? Choose someone who is able to give you honest feedback and ask them to …

The rise of the second job

Declining wages and job opportunities, coupled with rising inflation, are causing many in the U.K. to feel financially stressed. Many workers are being forced to find a second job. Rising part-time applications can partially be attributed to the fact that many people are choosing to work two part-time jobs in lieu of a full-time position. Many workers still don’t inform …

Education Holds the Key to Professional Success

Just think for a moment – dreaming of attaining a prospective career opportunity in life certainly feels good; however, can you get to the top professional level by clutching to your desires only? Certainly not, it is important for you to give shape to your desire. They say that when you strongly urge for something, the entire universe starts conspiring …

Why “eh” is an Interview Killer

It can be a very exciting time when you finally get the confirmation that you have been waiting for; you have been selected for an interview for a job that you really want. However, it is also a very nerve-racking time and some people can let nerves and excitement take over and get the better of them. People forget that …

Top 5 Money-Making IT Jobs

Top 5 Money-Making IT Jobs Since technology is rapidly growing and changing, Information Technology is a high-paying field in comparison to other fields. It is recommended that you choose an IT job because you enjoy it. But, if you have no problem just being in it for the money, here are the top five money-making IT jobs. 1. Chief Information …

Why are you on LinkedIn?

There are 3 types of people when it comes to LinkedIn. The first category are those who use it every day to engage with colleagues, follow companies, engage in groups, do business development and look for jobs. When it comes to jobs, could they do better? Probably, but they are close to doing it well. The second category is filled …

You Need A Job? Talk To People!

When looking for a job, people will try many different methods, which vary from looking at shop windows, researching online job boards, signing up to twitter feeds and looking on specific businesses’ Facebook and LinkedIn pages and then applying to all the jobs that they can find. However, missing in many of these methods is the face to face contact …

Behavioral Interviews – Are You Prepared?

Over 30 percent of all organizations are using a form of interviewing called behavioral interviewing when looking at potential candidates for employment. This style of interviewing puts large emphasis on past performance. Advice to help master this type of interview ranges from practicing answers to the questions located in this article to making sure your examples and answers are very …