If you’re on jobseeker’s allowance or job hunting and claiming universal credit you may be able to get a free railcard from the jobcentre which gives 50% off many rail tickets, thanks to a little-known discount scheme. But you aren’t guaranteed to get a railcard just because you’re on jobseeker’s allowance or job hunting and […]
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has identified a number of reports where job seekers are being targeted by fraudsters trying to obtain personal and banking details from them, or requesting money to secure accommodation. Individuals registering with job seeking websites or searching for jobs on The Student Room website are being contacted by bogus […]
A great lesson in why it is important to be truthful on your CV. A group of reporters and editors from the student newspaper, the Booster Redux at Pittsburg High School in southeastern Kansas, had gathered to talk about Amy Robertson, who was hired as the high school’s head principal on March 6. The student journalists had begun […]
LinkedIn have recently added a new feature which lets you flag up to potential recruiters that you are looking for a job. Go to the jobs section and click on Preferences Could be worth switching on to see what comes up.
Recently spotted on the Independent blog about CV font choice: The one font you should never, ever use on your CV (and the fonts you should). When it comes to bad fonts for your CV, I don’t have a list, just one MAJOR culprit – Times New Roman! Avoid this like the plague! Nothing says […]
How I read you CV – James Caan How I Read Your CV | James Caan CBE | LinkedIn. What employers look for with some helpful hints. I especially like this: Finally, and I think I speak for all employers when I say this, make sure your personality shines through! Reading a CV should leave […]