Redundancy does not mean the end. In fact it can be the beginning of a new chapter as this article from the Telegraph discusses with plenty of examples from people over 50 who have reinvented themselves.
The BBC has recently publishes a couple of useful articles about finding a job Coronavirus: How do I find a new job and which sectors are hiring? How to get a job: Top bosses share their secrets Both have some very helpful advice.
An interesting and informative article which covers many of the main online learning platforms which can be useful for improving specific skills and knowledge. The platforms it covers are: General Knowledge and Learning Khan Academy TED JobScout Skillshare Duolingo YouTube ALISON LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) University Resources Udemy MIT OpenCourseWare ItunesU Open Yale Courses Coursera edX…
A US oriented article from Laszlo Bock, Influencer SVP, People Operations at Google, but still has some useful ideas on how to fix the problems https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140917045901-24454816-the-5-biggest-mistakes-i-see-on-resumes-and-how-to-correct-them ” for 15 years, I’ve continued to see the same mistakes made again and again by candidates……. All it takes is one small mistake and a manager will reject…
The Cambridge Network recruitment team are working to keep job seekers and employers connected during this challenging time. They have launched this page to include jobs that have become available as a result of the outbreak. These are vacancies mainly in the supply chain, the NHS and volunteer roles.
Recent research on UK CVs from Good Houskeeping Short article with some interesting facts. Includes: Top 10 most over-used CV phrases that are likely to put employers off Top 10 CV hates by UK employers Source: 10 phrases employers hate to see on CVs – Good Housekeeping
The Dots is both a jobs site & a network for creators, creatives and freelancers. Companies such as Google, BBC and Spotify use the platform to promote their jobs. https://the-dots.com/jobs/search The site is quite London centric (they are trying to build our community), however, we do have occasional roles in Cambridge