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.

What does a Kitchen Manager do and which companies are currently recruiting?

We have recently taken on a number of Kitchen Manager roles across the UK.  Is this the same role as a Head Chef and if so, which skills do you need to succeed?

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Where To Find All The Good Telesales People For Your Vacancies

We are starting to list more Telesales roles within the professional services, contact centre and business services sectors.  These employers are asking for our help with fulfilling these vacancies and think that the ‘Sales’ word is putting people off.  Here are our three questions to ask yourself to boost applications for Telesales vacancies.

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How To Get Happy In The Workplace

It is International Day of Happiness Day today and we are getting our smiles on here at EmptyLemon.  The International Day of Happiness was established by the UN general assembly in 2012 to promote the idea that ‘the pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal’. In its 70th anniversary year, the UN will be undertaking several campaigns to help achieve this goal.

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Spotlight On Careers With Jewson

Jewson are part of the Saint-Gobain group and are currently recruiting for Tool Hire jobs across the UK.  Here, Jewson explain why you should join them for your next role.

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I traded plans to read Economics at Oxford for an Apprenticeship

Jennifer joined EmptyLemon as an Apprentice Administrator after a change in circumstances forced her to change her plans to study Economics at Oxford University.  Here, she reflects on how her early career path has changed and whether she has any regrets about missing out on a prestigious university place.

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Why careers advice in schools ‘could do better’

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In an ideal world, life for young job-seekers leaving full-time education would be brimming with opportunity. Yet the sad fact is that over 16% of people aged between 16 and 24 are currently unemployed, according to the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS). Compare that figure with that of the general population where the jobless rate is now less than 6%. Read Article »