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How a temporary bar job can help your future career

Bar staff are in high demand across the UK and it is a great time to start a career in the hospitality sector behind a bar. From family friendly pubs, to laid back wine bars, to the uber trendy city centre nightclubs, there is a bar job to suit everyone. The hours are flexible and can be fitted in around other commitments too. What’s not to like?

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Should you pay to have your CV written for you?

Your CV is the first impression your potential employer will get of you. It can speak on your behalf and give either a great first impression to end up in the ‘yes’ pile for interview; or the ‘maybe’ or ‘no’ pile which internal recruiters typically have.

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Jewson jobs this month include careers in tool hire

If you have prior experience of tool hire, a career with Jewson could be for you. The builders’ merchant, a Saint-Gobain brand, has jobs within its 300 UK tool hire branches servicing both trades people and the general public.

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Top locations for bar staff this month

Recruiters in the bar and hospitality industry looking for bar staff are more likely to get searched for by potential candidates in provincial towns rather than larger cities and conurbations. Birmingham is the only city which makes the top search locations.

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Three top reasons to use Twitter to find a job

In just 180 characters, you could find your new job on Twitter. Whilst companies use Twitter to promote their company and share news, many also share jobs and their employer brand.

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Top ten tips to stay safe in your job search

With so many advertisements for jobs out there, how do you know whether an advert is genuine?

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