Careers Blog

Welcome to the EmptyLemon blog - your first port of call for the latest careers and recruitment information.

Remember that our blog isnt just for entertainment - because EmptyLemon is a leading jobs site. We are here to help you progress up the career ladder - as well as arm you with the latest information.

Do you have the most sought after skills for social care work?

Social care is one of the biggest areas for recruitment with the employers advertising on EmptyLemon. Even if you are new to the sector, these are the top skills sought in social care.  Do you possess them?

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How to nail an interview in the hospitality sector: bar and waiting staff

Hospitality companies are investing more time in interviewing for bar and waiting staff, here is how you can increase your chances of securing a role in the competitive hospitality sector.

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What do employers look for in CVs for security guards and door supervisors?

Here is how you can make your CV make a good first impression for a security guard or door supervisor role.

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Split directions. What is happening to recruitment in the retail sector?

A quick glance at the news pages reveals a split personality when it comes to recruitment in the retail sector.  Some retailers have ambitious recruitment plans, whilst others are sadly making numbers of staff redundant.

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Fake SIA licences exposed – how do I check employees’ SIA credentials?

EmptyLemon advertises roles in the security industry, including security guards and door supervisors, so when I read a news article on the BBC website about fraudulent SIA licences being issued, naturally my thoughts turned to how our valued customers in the industry and indeed other sectors can check whether employees’ qualifications are genuine.

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How to be an Easter business sales winner

Easter traditionally saw a slow down of business, with many workers taking the opportunity to enjoy an extended Spring break or meet childcare commitments.  Here is how to be among the Easter business sales winners.

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