Advice for Jobseekers and Workers in Brighton - December 2017

  • How to Find a Job in Brighton You Love

    Posted on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by Dave RelfeNo comments

    When YouGov asked recently whether people would rather have a job they detested which paid a lot of money or a job they loved which paid little, the results were surprising. Over 60% said they wanted a job they enjoyed – it seems we want more than great remuneration when it comes to our 40 plus hour week. While many of us have an aspiration to land the one job we love, the truth is that happiness ...

  • 5 Things You Shouldn’t Say in an Interview

    Posted on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by Dave RelfeNo comments

    We’ve all been there: you’re sitting in an interview and get a question you weren’t ready for. It can be easy to blurt out the first thing that comes to mind. But if you go in with a list of things not to say - in any circumstance - then at least you can avoid something you’ll dwell on afterwards. Here are five starters, but you should definitely add your own. 1. They didn’t really like me… The ...

  • 5 Tips for Using LinkedIn To Boost Your Job Prospects

    Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017 by Dave RelfeNo comments

    There are plenty of online tools out there nowadays you can use to improve your prospects of landing that next big job. Employers often check social media platforms when they consider inviting someone for interview . One that stands out more than others in the world of job hunting , of course, is LinkedIn. The trouble is that many job seekers tend to upload the basic minimum job hunting ...

  • Know What Sort of Job You Want in Brighton or Hove?

    Posted on Sunday, December 10, 2017 by Dave RelfeNo comments

    One of the most important things in life is working out what you want to do: for leisure, for achievement, and for work. Work takes up so much time that it’s critical to be both happy with where you are and what you’re doing. But how do we go about working this out in a fast-paced, hectic world where money seems the most important thing? Here’s three quick steps to get you on the right track to ...