With just days to go until the Scotland independence referendum on September 18, when Scots decide whether or not they wish to remain part of the United Kingdom, the outcome rests on a knife edge. The latest polls have suggested a strengthening pro-independence result leaving the no camp very uncomfortable. Read Article »
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Revamping your CV can seem a little daunting. There’s so much information that needs to be included that your CV can often look busy and untidy. You can spend hours rewriting your CVs content, playing around with the formatting and choosing a font, so here’s EmptyLemon’s guide to sprucing up your tired CV in just thirty minutes. Read Article »
Recruitment isn’t all serious business. Here are a collection of 25 hilarious real life CV blunders. Enjoy! Read Article »
A cover letter can go two ways. It can either open the doors a to new career, or become a dead-end blunder. It all depends on the way you write it. Here are 6 cover letter blunders you need to avoid at all costs in order to be considered by a prospective employer: Read Article »
Jobseeking can feel like a full time job in itself. As well as perfecting your CV, searching for jobs and tweaking your application to match the job description, you’ve got the digital side of things to keep on top of too. Keeping your Facebook and Twitter profiles clean is relatively simple, but when it comes to LinkedIn, you have to dedicate the time to creating a profile, a presence and engage with potential employers.
There are however, a few LinkedIn “hacks” you should be aware of to make your digital job hunt a little easier: Read Article »
After losing your job, it can be difficult to create an effective CV. Whilst being fired from a previous position can make you less favourable to a new employer, it’s much worse to lie to them. Here is EmptyLemon’s guide to creating a stand-out-from the crowd CV if you’ve lost your job: Read Article »