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We work with experts in and around our local area to provide useful information relating to careers advice - we hope you will find these articles to be helpful


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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 5 - Finding a New Job

Once your redundancy is dealt with and any retraining has been undertaken you will probably need to find a new job. This can seem daunting, particularly if you have not had to look for a new

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Redundancy - Advice for Employers and Businesses

When we hear the word 'redundancy' it is natural to think of the impact that it will have on the person being made redundant with out regard for the difficulties inflicted upon the employer

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 2 - Financial Advice

Do you know the tax implications of receiving a redundancy package and how to avoid paying unnecessary tax? If you are going to find yourself struggling financially do you know how to lessen

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 1 - Knowing Your Rights

Do you know what redundancy package you are likely to receive? Do you know what the government stipulated minimum package is? As well as detailing the legal and financial aspects we will

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 3 - Psychological Impact

Do you feel like you’ve lost your identity and can’t stop feeling negative? It is not only the practicalities of redundancy that need to be addressed. Redundancy can also have a massive

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Top 10 things not to do in a job interview

We've been asking local employers for tips on what to do in an interview – and, of course, what not to do! Here are our top 10 not to do in that all-important job interview.

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Dealing with Redundancy - Part 4 - Retraining and Development

Have you thought about a new career or improving upon the skills you currently have? In this article we will offers tips and advice on increasing your 'employability' through courses and

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10 Steps to Creating Career Opportunities

It's too easy to start looking in the job section of the paper and applying for everything that has an attractive salary, car or any other perks, before falling into this trap, be really

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Croydon Employment & Business News

When attending interviews it's always good to be up to date with what's happening in the local business and employment sector - we hope you'll find these selected news articles interesting


At least two people applying for every job in Reigate and Banstead

Recent statistics from the largest union (UNISON) in the UK indicate that at the moment there are at least two people pursuing every vacant job in Reigate and Banstead. ..read more

Part time Jobs in Croydon

It can be tricky to get a job that fits around your life commitments. We are aware that 9 to 5 from Monday to Friday will not be suitable everyone. In fact, statistics show that the number of people working in excess of 45 ..read more

Nursing jobs in Croydon

Nursing and care is one of the major industries in Croydon with several hospitals and many care homes and care organisations in this area. All of these establishments need staffing but how can you go about looking for the ..read more

What not to do in your Croydon job interview

As well as preparing for what you should do when attending a job interview, whether it's a part time job in Croydon or that fantastic next step on the career ladder, it is just as ..read more

Top 4 questions asked at job interviews for Croydon job seekers

1. Describe your strengths

It is pretty much a sure fire thing that on most Croydon job interviews you will be asked what you think your areas of strength are (and sometimes what you think your ..read more