8 Lessons You Can Learn From A Job Interview Rejection

There is something valuable to learn from every job interview rejection, so use these lessons to help you turn that feeling of defeat into personal victory. The lessons are: Always be yourself. Be confident. Be humble. Being able to identify your weaknesses is a strength. Ask more questions. There is always room for improvement. Be […]

Notes on Cambridge Network Jobs Fair

These notes have some background and notes on the companies exhibiting at the Cambridge Network Jobs Fair & Café Networking 6 May @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm It was put together during the Job Club meeting on Friday 29 April. It is not comprehensive, but may be useful in deciding priorities for the companies […]

Rutland Cycling

Rutland Cycling, who now run the cycle shop in Histon, held an open day yesterday in Histon as they are recruiting for sales people and technicians for all their stores. They are looking for both full-time and part-time. So for anyone with an interest in cycling it may be worth a look. For more information […]

New CV course from FutureLearn

This free online CV course from FutureLearn  which starts on 14 March from the University of Glasgow aims to guide you through the CV writing process, helping you create a CV online that will help you net your dream job. By the end of this CV course, they say that you will be able to […]

Five things you need to stop doing on your cover letter

Useful article about cover letters from Reed from the point of view of 5 things not to do. Using the same cover letter for every single job Being overly personal Making it all about you Drawing attention to your weaknesses Being too keen Read the full article

Part-time administrator – Hicom

ASSISTANT REQUIRED for Histon and Impington Older Persons Coordinator. Applicants sought for this unique opportunity to help with existing services and develop opportunities for older people in the village. Part-time paid role 25hrs/mth. Call 232188 or visit www.hicom.org.uk. Closing date for applications is Thursday 14 January.

Kindle editions available Free

We have just noticed that the Kindle edition of the books which could be helpful are available for free at the moment. So it would be a good idea to grab a copy quickly as we have no idea how long this will last. If you don’t own a kindle you can always download a […]

Local Economic Information

This website has a wealth of information about the local economy around Cambridge. http://www.cambridgeshireinsight.org.uk/economy/localeconomicassessments It also publishes monthly updates with information about local companies which could be very useful when thinking about a speculative application or to check the company’s website for possible new jobs. As an example of what they cover, here are the […]

Geographer Vacancy

The Geographer are recruiting for a part-time assistant. Closing date is 23 October and you can pop in for more details or see their facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TheGeographerDeli  

How to Succeed at: Writing Applications Course

Free online course which starts on 26 October 2015. Highly recommended as a way of understanding good approaches to creating a high quality CV, cover letter and dealing with application forms. Source: How to Succeed at: Writing Applications – The University of Sheffield