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Quick Tips for Job Searching

With the market now in full swing, what can you do to improve your chances of getting noticed and to improve your strike rate? The following are 'quick tips' that you can use an adopt as part of your job search strategy. [spacer] Be selective - don't try to apply for everything. Recruiters are quickly put…
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Returning to work after maternity

Returning to work after maternity? Having a baby is a magical, beautiful time in any woman’s life. Maternity leave is a great time to bond with your newborn and help them to establish a routine. Unfortunately, this time must come to an end for many new moms, as they have to return to work and…
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How to Network Like a Pro

Finding a job in this economy can be tough. With unemployment still lingering at an incredibly high number, it can feel like getting the job you want is more out of reach than ever. You have options, however, and one great way to find and land a good job is through networking. Networking can get…
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The Need for Qualifications

Landing a job and getting ahead in your career have a lot to do with the professional qualifications that you have. Without strong skills you will be left in the dust by other, more qualified candidates. During slower economic times when there is far more competition for every available job, you need a good way…
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Banker loses job over contract dispute

This is an incredible story about a banker, a £580,000 ($880,000) salary, a missing decimal point and how you can’t always fool the system. JPMorgan Chase makes the news as a trader signed a contract that was for the wrong amount of his salary. The salary should have been £58,000 not $580,000. Now the trader…
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