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Working in Cumbria

Cumbria prides itself on being one of the most beautiful regions of the UK. Bordering Scotland in the North-West of England, Cumbria owes a great deal to its range of nature destinations including national parks, lakes and mountains. A predominantly rural county, Cumbria has a huge amount to offer its residents. Natural Beauty Cumbria’s natural […]

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How to write a graduate CV

So I hear congratulations are in order? You’ve graduated and now its time to put all that hard work to use and start your career. The competition for graduate positions is fierce, you are amongst a sea of graduates descending upon the job market and it’s up to you to ensure that your CV makes […]

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#YourJob Twitter Job Fair

On Tuesday February 24th, Twitter will be holding a Job Fair with a difference. Rather than having to fight your way through the crowds or wander round a venue trying to find the one person you want to talk to (“If I don’t find Stand E37 soon I’m going to scream!!”) this particular fair will […]

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Career Lessons in Popular Music

For all of us that listen to popular music, we know that the lessons to be learnt from our favourite songs are plentiful. Lessons in life and love are easy to find in the majority of cd or digital music collections however what career advice do our favourite artists have for us? Can’t Buy Me […]

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A Day in the Life of a Social Worker at Kent County Council

Helen Curtis, an experienced social worker at Kent County Council Children’s Services, describes a typical day in her life with the Family Support Team. I set off for work at about 8:00 and the next 30 minutes are a chance to prepare for the day and prioritise my to-do list. Once in the office, I […]

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15 questions you can ask in an interview

So you’ve made it through the bulk of your interview unscathed, you’ve answered some tricky questions and feeling pretty pleased with how it’s all going. Then comes the familiar “do you have any questions for us?”. It is a common misconception that this is solely an opportunity for you to ask questions on anything you […]

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15 Common Interview Questions

You’ve most likely been told again and again how important it is to prepare for an interview, but how exactly do you go about this? It is obviously practically impossible to predict exactly what’s going to happen but, as part of our 15th anniversary celebrations, we’ve put together a list of 15 common questions that […]

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15 things to remember on your 1st day

So here you are! The first day of your new job. As part of our 15th anniversary celebrations here’s our checklist of 15 things to remember in order to make a great first impression. Eat breakfast It’s the most important meal of the day, make sure your 1st day gets off to the right start. […]

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15 Jobseeker New Year’s Resolutions

So here we are! 2015 is upon us and the new year offers the opportunity for a fresh start and a new beginning. As part of our 15 year anniversary we have put together our list of 15 Job Seeker New Year’s Resolutions to help you find a new challenge in 2015. Refresh your CV […]

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