Category: Blog

  • Volunteer Fair: 5 March – Online

    Volunteer Fair: 5 March – Online

    CCVS are hosting an online lunchtime volunteer fair on Tuesday 5 March, 12.30pm to 2pm. This event is for anyone who has been considering volunteering, or would like to increase the time they spend, or add to an existing role, but don’t know how to go about it. Local voluntary organisations will give a short presentation about…

  • How to stay confident during a job search

    How to stay confident during a job search

    Looking for a new role can feel hard when it takes longer than expected and you’re not sure what to do differently. In this Squiggly Careers Podcast Helen and Sarah talk about how to stay confident during the job search process. They share 5 different ideas for action to increase your sense of control and…

  • Skills For Life

    Skills For Life

    The Government has launched a website to bring together the skills training they offer with the advice and guidance they offer.

  • Structured vs Unstructured Job Interviews

    Structured vs Unstructured Job Interviews

    While this article is written for the User Experience world the points it raises are very general . It explains why more companies are moving to structured interviews. Despite the stress they generate, the effort they demand, and their high stakes, many hiring interviews are conducted haphazardly and lead to bad outcomes for both job…

  • Job Adverts Recover to Pre Covid Levels

    Job Adverts Recover to Pre Covid Levels

    In an article from the Office for National Statistics looking at a number of indicators of economic activities shows that Job Adverts in our area have recovered to their previous levels. However there is quite a difference in the different sectors with Graduate, Catering and Retail being the lowest

  • Importance of truthfulness

    Saw this on twitter recently and thought is was a fun reminder to be truthful in CVs When you lied on your CV about having previous sheepdog experience. — Paul Bronks (@BoringEnormous) March 26, 2018

  • Notes on Cambridge Network Jobs Fair

    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…

  • “Parcel Mule” Fraud

    Something that job seekers should be aware of (from the eCops mailing) is that people are being targeted to become “Parcel Mules” as part of a reshipping scam, which results in them handling stolen goods and losing out financially. Victims are predominantly recruited through job advertisements and dating websites. They are persuaded to have items…

  • Apprenticeship Jobs Fair Tuesday June 23rd

    Source: Apprenticeship Jobs Fair highlights opportunities for students and employers On Tuesday June 23rd  the Cambridge Network is hosting a jobs fair at the Hauser Forum in Cambridge, especially for students and young people considering an apprenticeship as a potential alternative career path to university. Students and jobseekers who come to the event (free of…

  • Cambridge Jobs Fair 20 May 2015

    Source: Are you ready for the Cambridge Jobs Fair? | Cambridge News The Cambridge Jobs Fair is open from 10am until 2pm at the Guildhall, Cambridge on Wednesday, 20 May 2015. The Jobs Fair is part of a national network of recruitment events that lets candidates and companies meet face to face. If you’re looking…