NEGOTIATE YOUR BEST SALARY

The best time to negotiate your new salary is after you are offered a job offer and before you accept it. Knowing that your future employer is keen to hire you provides you with the perfect bargaining opportunity to claim the salary you deserve.

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Your guide to interview success!

Interviews strike fear into most people, regardless of age and experience, but as an essential requirement of getting a job they have to be faced. And with careful preparation and practice there is no reason why you cannot approach your next interview with a high degree of confidence.

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Your job search options

Trying to find a job can be an incredibly scary process, especially if you don’t know where to start… and there are so many places to find out about job vacancies. Our list of job search options should help you to find that perfect job.

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HOW TO WRITE THE PERFECT COVER LETTER

Your cover letter is the first chance you have to ‘wow’ your employer, so best to make the most of it. Use the opportunity to make personal contact and create a link between you and the job offered, enticing the reader to want to know more about you by looking through your detailed CV.

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RETURNING TO WORK

Whether you’ve taken some time off to start a family, travel or look after a loved one, returning to the workforce after a break from you career can be daunting. However, if you prepare in advance the transition should be a breeze.

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Contemplating a career change?

Jennie McLoughlin from Lifecoach Directory offers some tips on finding the all important reason to make a career shift. Lifecoach Directory has a wealth of information on making big life decisions and a network of qualified UK life coaches ready to help you achieve your career goals.

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Working in hospitality and catering

Hospitality is a widely used term that includes roles in hotels, cruise ships, airlines, restaurants, leisure centres and conference facilities. If you’re customer focused, the possibilities are endless if you can work well in a team, manage pressure and think on your feet.

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Top 10 CV Tips

Creating the perfect CV can be a challenge. Not only are you are relying on two pages to convey your personality, skills and experience but in today’s economy you’re up against more competition than ever.

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Acing your Job Interview

A successful interview, like a good CV is an opportunity to sell your skills. This is your chance to differentiate yourself from other candidates on the shortlist. Think about how your experience fits with the employer’s expectations and how you will demonstrate your responsibilities, accountabilities and successes. Prepare answers for likely interview questions, especially the

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How to make your job work for you

For many students, finance is a primary challenge of the university or college experience, and an increasing number are responding to shortfalls with part-time work during term time or holidays. Extra money is the main incentive, taming overdrafts and boosting daily living budgets, while in extreme cases it may even make the difference between being

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