A huge number of employers are now using psychometric tests and aptitude tests to help them find their perfect employees: not only in terms of the skill sets listed on their CVs, but also in terms of their personalities and the ways in which they work. Read Article »
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If you’re looking for flexibility when choosing a job or career, then a zero hour contract could be what you need. Like all types of job, positions available on a zero hour contract have their positive and negative aspects, but what exactly do they involve? Read Article »
Apprenticeships offer a way for you to gain experience and learn a trade. Unlike college and university courses, they give young talent the opportunity to pick up valuable skills in a real work environment rather than an academic setting, but unfortunately they are still largely misunderstood. Read Article »
Job hopping is now considered pretty normal, and even essential for some in order to move forward in their career, but career progression doesn’t always require you to switch companies even if the job you’re in is not your dream role. A lack of obvious opportunities can make you feel like your career is stagnating and you need to move in order to secure your ideal position, but we’re going to talk about the alternative today – planning your own career change or promotion where you already work. Read Article »
We were all a bit gobsmacked by the ridiculous stereotype faced by Katie Mulrennan, who had her job application rejected from a South Korean school because she was Irish; the school had concerns that this meant that she was an alcoholic. The idea seems so preposterous and unfounded that it is categorised as a bizarre and unusual story, but unfortunately discrimination of all types still occurs during hiring processes around the world. Read Article »