Hiring Older Workers

Interesting post on linked-in from Oleg Vishnepolsky, Global CTO at DailyMail Online and Metro.Co.Uk about the benefits of hiring older workers link to post  

Jobseekers urged to apply for FREE railcard giving 50% off fares

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 […]

Possible Employment Fraud

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 […]

New Recruiter Feature on LinkedIn

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.

CV font choice

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 […]

Three interesting articles about your CV

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 […]