Return to former Employer

- CV Help, CV Tips, CV Writing, Job Application, job search, recruitment

Tweet Return to former Employer Steve asks: I have applied to return to previous employer, would anything stop a former employer taking you back on? I used to work at this bank, and left after 6 months for another job with more money – BIG MISTAKE AS I NOW HATE THE PLACE. I left because […]

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Explaining unemployment in a job interview?

- career management, CV Help, economics, Employment, Job Advert, Job Application, Job Interview, professionalism, redundancy

Tweet Explaining unemployment in a job interview? Haydn asks: I have been unemployed for nearly 6 months now. I finished university in 2007 and have only managed to get 2 fixed terms jobs (one for 6 months and another for 4) with gaps in between them. The problem is that in the last 6 months […]

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Everyone is in Temporary Jobs

- career change, career management, contract negotiation, credit crunch, economics, Employment, unemployment

Tweet Everyone is in Temporary Jobs I spoke to a CV client of ours yesterday, who after sorting out where he wanted to go next, got employed as a contract Project Manager with four weeks. He has been happily self-employed now for 18months However, he came at me through LinkedIn, asking if we could chat […]

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Job Application – should I phone the employer/agency?

- career change, career transition, Job Application, job search, tutorial

Tweet Should I phone? photo credit: thingermejig Simon asks: I applied for a job there, sending in my CV last Friday, and I was told by my source that the agency would be holding interviews from the 25th April-27th May. However, it’s appeared on their website that they filled the position the day after I […]

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