5 Ways to Show You are a Leader in a Job Interview

  If you’ve been reading through job listings or employment themed articles lately (maybe on the Simply Hired Blog) you’ve probably come across the term “leadership.”  More than just a descriptor for a political figure or industry head, leadership in the career...

Mentoring & Support now available to Women in Eastbourne

Weekly sessions are now available for women in Eastbourne to access a FREE Mentoring & Support service to help them gain experience and skills to get into work. Helen McCabe, Director of Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC has been supporting people back...

4 Tips for Better Email Cover Letters

As the saying goes, you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. If you’re applying for a job via email, the first impression any employer will have is from your cover letter. So how do you create an covering letter that stands out and helps win the...

No Group this week

There's no weekly support group this Thursday morning as we're away on our Easter holidays. The afternoon Drop-Ins are still running so if you'd like help with creating your CV, searching for jobs online then you can pop into the Seaside Community Hub from 2-4pm on...

Being a Natural Female Business Leader

Women are getting much more opportunity in the world of business these days. There are so many ongoing changes that are benefiting women moving forward, and that’s a good thing. When it comes to business, many women want to learn how they can become better leaders....

Why you should improve your English and Maths skills

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO IMPROVE MATHS AND ENGLISH SKILLS AND ACHIEVE YOUR LEVEL 2 QUALIFICATIONS? In this post we will discuss why it is vital to improve maths and English skills in today’s landscape.  With technology constantly evolving, you need to achieve the basic...

Inspirational Women in History: Nora Ephron

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. ‘I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.’ Journalist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, director…she did it...

Are jobseekers failing at the first hurdle?

When applying for a vacancy, do you tailor your CV? It’s a question often put to jobseekers and whilst we all know we should to increase our chances, not everyone does. Statistics from webrecruit’s latest Jobseeker Survey has highlighted the issue, revealing that just...

Employee Management Skills Every Business Woman Should Know

Good leaders are busy making their employees feel and perform better. Unfortunately, they often neglect to nurture their skills. However, men and women must hone their leadership and management skills, regardless of how busy they are. But you must take charge of your...

Cover Letter Writing 101

The modern standards for applying for an open position often have candidates overlooking the need for a solid cover letter.  While many applications don’t specifically require a standalone document, a brief two-three paragraph introduction to your experience,...

Job Buddies – every Thursday from 10am to 12noon at the Seaside Community Hub

If you need help getting into work then come along to the Seaside Community Hub every Thursday morning from 10am to 12noon. You can receive help in several ways such as: Confidence Skills CV Writing Interview Techniques Using Social Media for Work Job Searches And so...

Re-locating for a Job: Is it Worth the Gamble?

You’ve found the perfect job. You’re qualified, you’ve got the experience. There’s a great salary and excellent benefits on offer. But it’s based 100 miles from where you live. The decision to relocate for a job is a huge one. Everyone has different factors to...

How to get a job in Accounting

Every business deals with money, and somebody has to make sure they’re handling it right. Accounting jobs are always needed, making accounting one of the more stable career paths, but also one of the more competitive. Here’s how you can go about becoming a...

Covering Letter Advice: Top 10 Tips

Writing a covering letter can be a particularly daunting task; it is often the first contact with an employer, creating a critical first impression.  Think of it as an additional sales tool for your CV – a platform in which you can tailor your experience and skills to...

Jobs in IT: How to get your foot in the door

Are you interested in technology? Do you enjoy finding new and different ways to solve problems? Do you like learning new skills and remaining up-to-date with the latest technology trends? This is what an IT career can offer you. Careers in IT can be a tempting...

How to excel in a telephone interview

Did you know, 30% of organisations and 45% of private sector services conduct telephone interviews before inviting candidates to their offices for a face-to-face interview?* Employers use telephone interviews as a way of identifying and recruiting candidates by...

5 Reasons You Need a Business Action Plan

It’s exciting to start something new, and it’s human nature to just want to dive right in. However, it would be a big mistake to march forward without a plan. The old saying “failing to plan is planning to fail” is never truer than in business. Be prepared to start...

How to develop a winning job search strategy

Want to make your job search as stress free and rewarding as possible? It’s too true that you need to plan for almost everything, including your job search. Job hunting success really does come down to developing an effective job search strategy. With job hunting,...

5 Common Careers Site Misconceptions

With the rise in recruitment technology and employer branding initiatives, businesses are beginning to understand the appeal of an attractive and engaging careers site. However, although many companies are aware of the benefits that careers sites can bring, we still...

3 Tips for Staying Motivated at Work

  If you’re reading this blog, maybe from your current office desk, in between bouts of pen tapping and chair swirling, while attempting to toil away the hours until you can make your mad dash, we’re here to say “we feel your pain!” Although your attempts at...

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5 Ways to Show You are a Leader in a Job Interview

  If you’ve been reading through job listings or employment themed articles lately (maybe on the Simply Hired Blog) you’ve probably come across the term “leadership.”  More than just a descriptor for a political figure or industry head, leadership in the career...

Mentoring & Support now available to Women in Eastbourne

Weekly sessions are now available for women in Eastbourne to access a FREE Mentoring & Support service to help them gain experience and skills to get into work. Helen McCabe, Director of Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC has been supporting people back...

4 Tips for Better Email Cover Letters

As the saying goes, you don’t get a second chance to make a first impression. If you’re applying for a job via email, the first impression any employer will have is from your cover letter. So how do you create an covering letter that stands out and helps win the...

No Group this week

There's no weekly support group this Thursday morning as we're away on our Easter holidays. The afternoon Drop-Ins are still running so if you'd like help with creating your CV, searching for jobs online then you can pop into the Seaside Community Hub from 2-4pm on...

Being a Natural Female Business Leader

Women are getting much more opportunity in the world of business these days. There are so many ongoing changes that are benefiting women moving forward, and that’s a good thing. When it comes to business, many women want to learn how they can become better leaders....

Why you should improve your English and Maths skills

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO IMPROVE MATHS AND ENGLISH SKILLS AND ACHIEVE YOUR LEVEL 2 QUALIFICATIONS? In this post we will discuss why it is vital to improve maths and English skills in today’s landscape.  With technology constantly evolving, you need to achieve the basic...

Inspirational Women in History: Nora Ephron

These are stories of Inspirational  Women in History. You can view them all here. ‘I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.’ Journalist, essayist, playwright, screenwriter, novelist, producer, director…she did it...

Are jobseekers failing at the first hurdle?

When applying for a vacancy, do you tailor your CV? It’s a question often put to jobseekers and whilst we all know we should to increase our chances, not everyone does. Statistics from webrecruit’s latest Jobseeker Survey has highlighted the issue, revealing that just...

Employee Management Skills Every Business Woman Should Know

Good leaders are busy making their employees feel and perform better. Unfortunately, they often neglect to nurture their skills. However, men and women must hone their leadership and management skills, regardless of how busy they are. But you must take charge of your...

Cover Letter Writing 101

The modern standards for applying for an open position often have candidates overlooking the need for a solid cover letter.  While many applications don’t specifically require a standalone document, a brief two-three paragraph introduction to your experience,...