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  • Find your role in the marketing mix

    Friday, March 5, 2021

    Marketing is one of the most diverse sectors to work in – from the employers, the styles and processes, and the role, there’s a wide variety to choose from. Marketing roles tend to either sit in-house where people work for a single brand, or in an agency where teams cover a range of clients.

  • Why you need a hobby and how to find one

    Wednesday, March 3, 2021

    As closely as my sister is associated with her day job, people also almost universally know that she is a mountain biker. She got into the sport more than a decade ago and now dedicates a large part of her time to training for races and planning where she’ll head for competitions. It’s a passion of hers that exists outside of her main job and she loves it.

  • Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple fixes

    Monday, March 1, 2021

    Even as more people are logging onto popular video chat platforms to connect with colleagues, family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic, Stanford researchers have a warning for you: Those video calls are likely tiring you out.

  • What is the best structure for my CV?

    Friday, February 26, 2021

    When thinking about how best to structure your CV, the answer should be determined by the following question: “How can I get all the most valuable information on the first page?” The reason for this is quite simply that most attention will be spent reading the first page. It makes sense therefore to structure your CV in a way that enables you to get all the critical information at the beginning of the CV.

  • ‘Not easy to get a job past 40’: How ageism at agencies affects older employees

    Wednesday, February 24, 2021

    Chris Thilk is 44 years old. It’s been three years since he was let go from full-time agency work, and he has yet to find another full-time gig. That’s not for lack of trying, as he has applied to hundreds of jobs over the years. With 15 years of experience in the business, Thilk believes his age and experience level are hurting, rather than helping him in his quest for a new job.

  • The troubling trend of ghosting in job recruitment

    Monday, February 22, 2021

    The phenomenon of ending contact without explanation is on the rise, not just in the dating world, but throughout the enterprise, as job seekers and employers are now ghosting each other.

  • Writing a CV for housing professionals

    Friday, February 19, 2021

    In managing housing within either the public or private sector you play a vital role in enabling sometimes vulnerable people to gain access to suitable accommodation and shelter. Follow our tips below to make sure your housing CV enables you to stand out from the crowd and provides the right information on why you should be called to interview.

  • ‘Is It Irresponsible to Quit My Job Without Having Another One Lined Up?’

    Wednesday, February 17, 2021

    As a general rule, you should prioritize your health — mental and physical — over any job.

  • Ten top tips when facing redundancy

    Monday, February 15, 2021

    Ten top tips when facing redundancy

    Brought to you by Personal Career Management in Association with GuardianJobs.

    Dealing with redundancy can be hard at the best of times, let alone with the current lockdown situation, when there is so much uncertainty about how and when work and normal life will resume.

    If you are facing a redundancy situation, then here are our ten tips for mitigating some of the challenges you may be facing and putting you in the best position possible to find new employment in the future.

  • Writing an Arts and Heritage CV

    Friday, February 12, 2021

    Working within the arts and heritage sector can provide an inspiring and rewarding career. However, competition for jobs can be intense. Your CV will often be the first communication you have with a new employer, so it’s vital to make a positive first impression. Follow these steps to help your CV to the top of the pile.