Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Oct 03, 13 Top tips for landing a job in the City…and elsewhere

Posted by in Blog, Employment, Job hunting tips

Last month I had the opportunity to attend Prospects in the City’s ‘Square Mile Jobs‘ learning event, a project aimed at helping unemployed workers in fringe boroughs to access City jobs. The event featured a panel discussion from three City employers – Garfield Cameron, Managing Director of Alpine...

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Podcast #2 – 21 career advice for 21-year-olds

Mar 26, 13 Podcast #2 – 21 career advice for 21-year-olds

Posted by in Podcast

If you could go back to being 21 again, would you…? I’d certainly be tempted, that’s for sure! Simply because I’ve learnt so much about the working world over the last few years that would have done me a WHOLE world of good had I known them at 21! But since I can’t go back in time, the next best thing...

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3 career articles you must read this week

If you’re job seeking, I can’t stress enough how important it is to feed your mind with useful resources that will help you stay ahead of the game. Thanks to the internet, there’s an entire ocean of help and advice out there waiting for you to dive in (check out these 10 must-read career blogs for starters). Now I...

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How to land a job within six months of graduation

Let’s be honest, the job market isn’t looking too good right now for graduates if the official figures are anything to go by. 1 in 5 graduates are still jobless six months after graduation; the same ratio are making do with part time jobs, while the overall number in voluntary or unpaid roles have also risen. For those who do...

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5 good reasons to do unpaid work experience

Mar 05, 12 5 good reasons to do unpaid work experience

Posted by in Blog, Employment, Mildred's thoughts

  I tried very hard to keep out of the work experience debate that’s been raging over the past few months as a result of the Government’s controversial Workfare scheme that (up until the u-turn last week) required young jobseekers to carry out “voluntary” work experience or face losing some of their benefit allowance. I...

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