Category Archives: Career advice

How to interview like a STAR

We all know that interviewing for a new job can be stressful, so preparing yourself beforehand is essential. However, knowing how and what to prepare can be confusing, so one technique you can use to counteract this is to follow … Continue reading

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Looking for a summer job? Don’t leave it too late!

You may feel like summer is still a long time off but starting your job search early can be critical to your employment success. We’ve come up with a few top tips to help you find the perfect summer placement. … Continue reading

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Young jobseekers, why you should consider a career in the farming industry!

When most people think of careers in agriculture, a mud splattered man in wellies and a flat cap springs to mind. This is however a common misconception. There are many a mud splattered farmer out there but the Food & … Continue reading

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How to create a jobs24 job alert

Do you ever find yourself getting confused whilst searching for jobs? Here at jobs24 we want to ensure our users get the most from their online search so we’ve created this step-by-step guide on creating the perfect job alert. A … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t let your job hunt slip over the holiday season

For many of us carrying on the job hunt over Christmas can seem like a pointless task, as we assume companies stop recruiting over the festive period. Well it’s time to change your ways: instead of putting your search on … Continue reading

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Christmas work; view it as an opportunity.

Take your position seriously- Sometimes when faced with the prospect of a temporary position we can become unenthusiastic about our roles. However just because your job role is temporary to start with, doesn’t mean it will always be the same … Continue reading

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What to expect when you join a new company.

First day Most companies will use a form of induction procedure for new employees on their first day. Depending on the size and function of your company you could expect to partake in anything from an hour long overview of … Continue reading

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Maternity leave what you need to know.

Maternity leave- Statutory maternity leave entitles employees to take up to 52 weeks off around the birth of their child. The minimum amount of time mothers must take is two weeks or four for factory workers. The allocated time consists … Continue reading

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5 things you should never say to your boss.

I promise Don’t make a promise to a colleague in case you are unable to deliver. Set yourself achievable goals and be truthful with your boss about your limitations and abilities. Even if you believe you are able to deliver … Continue reading

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Jobs24 ask the recruiter.

Jobs24 interviewed the Group Recruitment Manager of a national publishing company to find out what she looks for when hiring new employees. What would you look for in a good quality CV? It’s less a case of what I am … Continue reading

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