Monthly Archives: December 2013

3 New Years resolutions to help your job search

Refresh your resume Sometimes when we are searching for a job we can forget that keeping our CV’s updated and relevant is important. In the New Year plan to look over and alter your CV once a month, it will … Continue reading

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5 Christmas jobs that seem more glamorous than they actual are

1)  Pantomime actor If you love the spotlight and have an abundance of Christmas cheer you may want to try your hand at becoming a pantomime actor. However the position comes with a high level of stress, late nights and … 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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Cover letters, sometimes creativity isn’t a good thing

When writing a cover letter you need to make sure you stand out from the crowd. Instead of using the age old ‘I am applying for this position because…’ try highlighting your job title and accomplishments: ‘When I was a … Continue reading

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My Job: Outdoor activities instructor

Adrian Hall is an outdoor activities instructor and freelance expedition leader who runs activity sessions in schools across East Anglia and leads expeditions for young people to developing world countries. Fiona Muller talks to him about how he teaches map … 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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