Posts by tag: job assistance

Growth In Part-Time Job Opportunities

Part-time workers are a life-line for many UK employers, from the large multi-nationals to the smaller businesses with just a handful of employees. Interestingly, the latest figures (Dec 2010) from the Office of National Statistics in their GDP and Labour Market Report show how important part-time roles are now to the UK economy. Whilst the overall employment market did show resilience in the three months of Q3, in the period Q309 to Q310, it was part-time jobs which showed real growth at over 4% (a total of over 320,000 jobs), against full-time jobs which saw a slight decline of 0.2%.

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Growth In Part-Time Job Opportunities

Traditional Media And The Job Search (Part II)

One of the greatest assets Regional and Local newspapers have for job seekers is they only advertise roles for the geographical area that they represent. Therefore, for those people looking for roles specifically within a county or town, these are an ideal resource to use, as well as the other methods we discuss here at approachthemarket.com. I have provided below a list of the regional and local newspapers for England, and where possible provided links to the online version of the paper which will take you direct to the jobs section. This should save you some time having to search around the whole home page to find the information you require

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Traditional Media And The Job Search (Part II)

Traditional Media And The Job Search (Part I)

Years before social media came along and people logged on to Linked-In, Twitter and Facebook, one of the ways to find a new job included reading the Newspapers, both the national and local/regional press. Whilst online advertising is certainly taking the place of print for job adverts, there are still job opportunities advertised in the national and local/regional press which you shouldn’t ignore. Applying to newspaper job adverts alongside other methods of job hunting which we discuss here on Approachthemarket.com means you will cover the whole range of avenues available to find yourself a new role.

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Traditional Media And The Job Search (Part I)

Happy New Year: Industries Recruiting

With just over 2 weeks to go until the New Year, one question everyone has been asking me recently is ‘Who is going to be recruiting in 2011 ?’ I have my own thoughts on this topic, but rather than give you my best estimates, I decided to find some studies on the subject, and one of the largest and most recognised comes from Manpower, and their 32 page Employment Outlook Survey.

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Happy New Year: Industries Recruiting

Hello, Meet The Panel !

We discuss the art of interviewing a lot here at Approachthemarket.co.uk as it is a fundamental part of job hunting. Earlier this month I was asked by a Finance Director about panel interviews and thought I should probably write a blog post about the subject. Hopefully this will give you an insight into what you should do if you are asked to attend such an interview, and there are many more detailed resources on the internet which I have linked to at the end.

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Hello, Meet The Panel !