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Jobseekers are ruining their chances of finding work by arriving late for interviews, or even lying and swearing when meeting prospective employers, a study has found. A survey of 1,200 workers revealed that two out of five had made a "huge mistake" during an interview, with one in 12 having…
Jobseekers are spending hundreds of pounds a year on interviews, including buying new clothes and having a haircut, a new study shows. Totaljobs said on average people spent almost £150 on every interview, including a new outfit, make-up, transport and help with writing a CV. The jobs website said its…
Major employers such as HSBC and the BBC are to introduce "blind" recruitment of graduates in a bid to curb discrimination against candidates with "ethnic-sounding names", David Cameron announced. The Prime Minister, who railed against employment discrimination in his Conservative Party conference speech, is hosting a meeting at Downing Street…
At school, some of us were better at written exams than coursework, or preferred oral exams to written exams. As we seek to enter the world of work by embarking on a job search, we similarly find that some of us may feel more comfortable with creating a CV and…
We all know to find out as much as we can about the role and organisation before we go for a job interview. If we’re fortunate enough to actually know who’ll be interviewing us, it’s a good idea to also do some research on this person. Follow our advice on…
Workers in the social care sector are experiencing a number of difficulties with the interview process, according to a survey carried out by specialist recruiter Randstad Care. The new research found that just 27% of social care employees consider themselves well-practiced interviewees, with 19% deeming themselves ‘rusty’ and a worrying…
When you walk into a job interview, you want to know you’re ready for it. Knowing you’ve prepared as well as you can gives you a confidence that can only help you in the interview. Once you’ve covered the areas below in your interview preparation, you can be sure you’re…
As you move up the career ladder, you are going to confronted with this scenario many times. It is always a good sign that you want to move ahead and the fact that you are putting yourself forward will be looked upon favourably by senior management. But you will always…
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