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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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Employer spotlight:  careers with WH Smith

WH Smith are one of the UK’s largest retailers, with over 14,000 staff working in 600 high street stores and 750 travel shops in airports and train stations, selling a range of books, stationery and gifts.

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What are the apprenticeship opportunities in the insurance industry?

The UK insurance industry employs around 315,000 people and is the largest in Europe, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI).  Insurance is available for everything from business insurance for professional liability, marine, aviation and oil and gas, to personal insurance for car, life, health, home contents and even for pets.

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