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.

Creative Ways People Have Quit Their Job

Quit Creative Ways People Have Quit Their Job

Handing in your notice can feel like a huge relief for some people, but for some, a letter is not enough. For those who are looking to go out with a bang, here are three creative ways people have quit their jobs: Read Article »

Is Your Online Presence Stopping You from Getting Your Dream Job?

Facebook Screen Is Your Online Presence Stopping You from Getting Your Dream Job?

Most jobseekers are aware of the importance of an online presence during the job hunt. Your online reputation has the potential to make or break your future career. Inappropriate online content can put a hiring manager off you completely. For example 17-year-old Paris Brown, Youth Crime Commissioner, came under fire for racist and homophobic comments made on her social media accounts and resigned from her position before the start date because of the bad impression her online presence had created.

However, ensuring your online reputation in no way alters the decisions of the hiring manager isn’t as simple as just not having an online presence. Your online reputation is important because a whopping 91 percent of hiring managers scrutinise social profiles during the hiring process. Read Article »

Interview Tips: Example Questions to Tackle “Do You Have Any Questions For Me?”

Interview5 Interview Tips: Example Questions to Tackle “Do You Have Any Questions For Me?”

“Do you have any questions for me?” Seven words that strike fear into the hearts of jobseekers. Following a successful application and interview, this is the question that can trip you up.

Struggling to answer this question is not uncommon and many jobseekers fall apart at this point in their interview. It’s not a trick question; it’s your chance to shine. Here’s how: Read Article »

10 Amazing Meeting Spaces – You’re Guaranteed to be Inspired!

Colours 10 Amazing Meeting Spaces   Youre Guaranteed to be Inspired!

Picture a meeting room.

Whiteboard? Large table? Slightly uncomfortable chairs?

Meetings can be dull, but the meeting space doesn’t have to be! Here are 10 amazing meeting spaces, try not to be inspired! Read Article »

5 Ways to Create Personal Brand Consistency

Paper clips 5 Ways to Create Personal Brand Consistency

The difference between being a candidate and being an ideal candidate is having a clearly defined and consistent brand. The concept of a consistent brand can seem a daunting and confusing proposition, but it doesn’t have to be!

Maintain brand consistency with this five step exercise: Read Article »

5 Highly Creative Career Ideas

Paint 5 Highly Creative Career Ideas

”Every child is an artist; the problem is staying an artist when you grow up.” – Pablo Picasso.

Do you dream of a thriving creative career but don’t know which path to follow? Here are five career options which will allow you to spread your creative wings: Read Article »