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The job market is pretty good at the moment across a lot of sectors and there are plenty of opportunities out there, if you know where to look. One city you might like to consider is Brighton . With great amenities and a wide range of different employment opportunities, it’s certainly got a lot to offer people at all stages in their careers.   Why Brighton? Settled on the south coast and with two world famous piers,...
When you’re planning that next career move, there may be a lot of things on your mind. Does your CV need an update ? Are you making the right choice? How can you improve your interview technique ?    Are you going to get the job in Brighton? One question many career men and women often forget to ask concerns social media. Are my posts likely to stop me getting this job in Brighton ? What you...
One of the most daunting things you’ll ever do is decide on a first career step or, indeed, a career change! What job is going to both give you satisfaction, and pay enough to fulfil your future needs and goals?  It’s important to find the balance between money and happiness, with more and more studies showing higher levels of life satisfaction associated with someone enjoying their job rather than someone getting paid the...
New Year, new job? This is the time of year when many people decide to do something about their careers. It’s the perfect occasion to refocus, get things back on track or even look for a complete career change altogether. Here are our top tips for getting it right:   1. Start Now Give yourself a head start and reflect on where you’ve been and, more importantly, where you want to go. The best way to do this is...
New Year is a great time for setting important goals for the future. While the date is quite arbitrary, many people decide this moment is the time to change things up, especially once all the Yuletide festivities are finally over. If you have been thinking about changing job or finding a new career direction , this is the perfect opportunity to give yourself some impetus. Here are top tips to ensure you are successful.  ...
This is a question we get asked a lot: Can I get a digital marketing job in Brighton without a degree ? The answer, simply, is yes , but it takes some input from you and the endeavour to make it happen. If you’re willing to put in the hard yards, then read on for a couple of steps to help you get started. There’s only one thing more important than knowing how to do something in the digital world: actual experience. So even if...
So you’ve just graduated university, and you’re ready to change the world - or, at least, get a job so you can buy that house. Where do you start? A lot of employers ask for 3-5 years experience in any given field just to get a look in at the  interview stage . If not, they’re talking graduate-level entry jobs, but there are so many people out there applying for that same position that you need to work out how to make...
While there seem to be plenty of jobs around at the moment, competition is still pretty fierce. Certainly, if you work in a specialised industry, you need to do everything you can to improve your prospects. One option is to create your own online brand and blog about something important to your sector or career area. While it takes a lot of work and thought, the pay-off can be pretty big if it enables you to land that important...
Brighton is not only a great area to live in but has plenty of decent job prospects as well. Whether you’re looking to come and live here or planning to commute from a location nearby, the city has become a real growth area in recent years, particularly in the digital sector.   Big Employers Walk around Brighton’s streets and back alleys, with their quaint shops and stores, and you’d be forgiven for thinking...
Do you know what your dream job is? Most of us could have answered this as a five year old. Maybe even at fifteen. But now? For sure, in the real world - you’re probably thinking - most of us can’t have our dream job and we have to take a role that makes ends meet. That might be true in a lot of circumstances, but if you keep an eye on your dream goal, not only can it make intermediate roles more bearable, but it can also...
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 in work is a lot harder to find for...