Careers Blog

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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.

Graduate opportunities available now!

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Graduate careers are hard to come by, and finding a good opportunity is even harder; Mitchells & Butlers are a large hospitality group who have several major brands under them. With a wide portfolio of brands and a qualified team of professionals, Mitchells & Butlers are looking to employ graduates for management trainee positions all across the UK – the positions are advertised with the assistance of EmptyLemon. Read Article »

Workplace inequality and the role of the Queen Bee

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Many studies, such as the 2015 OECD analysis of education across the globe, have shown that girls regularly outperform boys at school. Read Article »

Why a call centre job is a great place to work

‘Happy people sell’ was the catchphrase of Nev Wiltshire, owner of ‘The Call Centre’ featured on BBC3.

Nev was a colourful character and certainly made working in a call centre look like great fun. Call centres employ around 4% of the UK workforce, with the most popular roles being customer service assistants and call centre team leaders. From outbound calling to sell a new product, to retaining existing clients, to helping clients resolve technical issues, there is a call centre job for everyone.

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Where to look for teaching jobs

If you are a seeking a career change to teaching, or you are an established teacher, there are a number of employers offering teaching positions throughout the UK.  Jobs in teaching  are being advertised on EmptyLemon by local authorities, academy sponsors and specialist teaching providers.


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The number one Christmas job hunting tip

It’s Christmas eve, the presents are all wrapped, mince pies are in the oven and it is soon time for Father Christmas to pay a visit. But if you are out of work, the pressures can cause stress and potentially ruin your enjoyment of the festive period.


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What makes a good attitude to work?

For years, employers and internal recruiters have debated whether skills, qualifications or attitude are the most important thing to look for in an employee. Here are our top tips on how to avoid a bad attitude at work.


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