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How to boss a telephone interview

So you’ve made an application, submitted it, and now the employer wants to hold a telephone interview. Great! You’ve past the first hurdle. Now time for the next test.   In this blog we’ll take a look at how telephone interviews work and the tips you’ll need to make yours a success.   What is […]

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In defence of wearing headphones at work

I’ve always been a huge believer in headphones. I was given my first Walkman at eight and I’ve never looked back since. At school, I would sit with my headphones hidden under my jumper in maths and quietly work away to whatever angsty band was flavour of the month at the time. As an adult, […]

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Working in the Charity Sector

The feel good factor alone is enough for anyone to take up charity as their chosen career path. You can truly make a real difference to the lives of others and grow significantly as an individual. Not to mention the amazing range of benefits that are included. Those that consider the charity sector will find […]

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Heritage, Legacy & Quality – The work of the Bath and North East Somerset Council Highways & Traffic Service

The remit of Bath and North East Somerset’s Highways and Traffic Service is extremely varied. They have been tasked with not only protecting the heritage of the area, but also building a legacy that will live on for generations. On top of this, they take a huge amount of responsibility for the safety of their […]

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Stuff all graduates should be told

Wow Graduation. It’s been a long time since I thought about mine. The whole thing has become foggy in that way memories do over time. I no longer remember the dress I wore, nor the shoes or even the keynote speaker. In fact, the only abiding memory I have of that period is the gaping […]

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Working in The West Midlands

One of the most unfair and least accurate regional stereotypes must be the idea that the Midlands is dreary and indistinctive, a featureless blur between the North and South. In reality, few parts of the UK can match the sheer variety and diversity of the West Midlands.   It can simultaneously boast Britain’s second biggest […]

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Why it’s Great to Volunteer

How many of you have thought about volunteering? This week marks Volunteers’ Week, a nationwide annual event which celebrates the contribution made by millions of volunteers across the UK. Many charities and similar organisations need volunteers in order for them to effectively help and make a difference to the lives of some of the most […]

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Job Hopping: Ambition or Impatience?

What comes to mind when you hear the term ‘job hopping’? For many, it will suggest that an individual is unable to stick with one job for a decent amount of time, maybe through impatience or a lack of loyalty. However, for others it is seen as a way of demonstrating ambition and gaining a […]

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When I grow up I’m going to be a…..

Who remembers being asked as a child, ‘what do you want to be when you grow up?’ It is most likely that this is not the profession that you are currently in or are pursuing. As children we usually associated our futures on the fun and games surrounding us at the time, so naturally we […]

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