Expert tips to help you learn a new skill

Many of us make plans to learn a new skill or even simply to try something new.  But how many people leave it as a dream and how many people make it a reality?  A great place to start is by identifying your barriers!  Many people claim “I just don’t have enough...

5 Ways to Build your Personal Brand

Personal branding is the process of marketing yourself and your career online or off to prospective employers. Essentially you are the product, and your brand is the way you are perceived in a business sense. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 62% of hiring managers...

Making your new website for your new business

As our weekly support to help people get into work quite a few of you have expressed an interest on how to set up your own business and part of that is to create your own website. As the session this week we will then to teaching everyone to create their brand new...

Top 5 Staffing Agency Myths DEBUNKED!

Whether you’re looking to fill a vacancy in your business or you’re a job hunter, don’t underestimate the power of a recruiting company! These agencies have come a long way since the days of administering typing tests and only placing “secretaries” in temporary...

Are Cover Letters Obsolete?

Today, when we email CVs to recruiters and hiring managers, we simply pop a note in the email with something like “I would like to apply for xyz role, please find my CV attached” and if we are sending it through an online recruitment platform, the requirement to...

5 Common Misconceptions About Employer Branding

Employer branding is a phrase that’s frequently thrown around when discussing what companies can do to attract talent to their business. However, there’s still confusion about what employer branding actually means, and why it’s so important in your recruitment...

What to do if you’re overqualified for a job

  GET TIPS FOR EASING EMPLOYERS' FEARS IF YOU'RE OVERQUALIFIED FOR A JOB YOU WANT. You may think the more experience you have, the better shot you have of getting a job. Yet having too much experience could make you overqualified for the job – which could be to...

5 Ways To Get Hired Without Applying To Jobs

Finding a job is sometimes an uphill battle. As you fill out dozens of job applications, you might think it’s just a numbers game; eventually, you’ll get that call for an interview. But it never comes. Sound familiar? I bet it does. People who find jobs through career...

How to Find a Job Abroad in 5 Steps

As the current economic climate shifts, now may be the perfect time to look into jobs abroad. Working overseas not only improves your salary but can also boost your career in the long term especially if you’re aspiring to senior positions. More and more organisations...

Women in Business: Enjoying Better Work-Life Balance

How would you like to have a successful professional career and a fulfilling personal life? Work-life balance doesn’t have to be an elusive concept. Women have a special perspective on work-life balance, which comes from the fact that there are so many demands placed...

Dealing with potential age discrimination in the interview

  THESE INTERVIEW STRATEGIES WILL HELP YOU ANSWER ANY AGE-RELATED QUESTIONS THAT MAY COME YOUR WAY. The interview process can be stressful and challenging. And unlike fine wine, it doesn’t get better with age. While Millennials entering the workforce tend to feel...

How to approach your Job Search when you’re already Employed

Looking for a new job can be stressful enough; if you’re currently in employment, it can be quite an uneasy time as you attempt to hide your job search from your existing employer. While it’s important to keep your job search quiet, you also want to maintain your...

5 Advantages of Using Social Media in Your Recruitment Advertising Strategy

Social media is by no means a new tool for recruitment. With the rise in popularity of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook in recent years, you might think that a large number of recruiters and HR professionals would be utilising it for recruitment advertising purposes....

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...

It’s all about dealing with life pressures along with some tips on dealing with stress

Stress seems to be a part of life these days however how we deal with it can affect our health so at this week's session we will looking at how we deal with life pressures. We will all be given some coping mechanisms for dealing better with stress along with a look at...

7 ways you’re killing your career on Facebook

Alright, so maybe you know by now that you shouldn’t be posting pics of last night’s epic party to your Facebook page (as admittedly impressive as your keg stands may be). And maybe you know to avoid posting any overshares, as much as we’d all love to know the precise...

Learning how to speak with confidence

This week we've learned how to speak with confidence with some helpful tips on Philippa and everyone did really well in presenting their 2 minute talk. You can watch the short video here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4iw8ZYSQ-Wk Next week we will be learning how to...

Come and join us every Thursday morning (10am-12pm) for our weekly employability sessions at the Seaside Community Hub

You're invited to come and join us every Thursday morning for our Mums Employability sessions. Each week we choose a different topic that will no doubt build your self confidence and esteem and help you to find that job that you need. Some of the topics are: Walk into...

Celebrating Women in History: First to win an Olympic Gold medal – Charlotte Cooper

First to win an Olympic Gold medal Five times Wimbledon singles champion, Charlotte Cooper (on the right) became the first female to win an Olympic Gold Medal (for tennis) in 1900. Let's celebrate women role models #inspirationalwomen #rolemodels #greatwomen

Educating Your Audience: The New Way to Build an Audience

If you want to build a sustainable brand that your customers actually appreciate, then you have to offer value through your output. The truth of the matter is that when we’re looking to find a solution to a problem, we subconsciously feel relieved that an expert is...

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Expert tips to help you learn a new skill

Many of us make plans to learn a new skill or even simply to try something new.  But how many people leave it as a dream and how many people make it a reality?  A great place to start is by identifying your barriers!  Many people claim “I just don’t have enough...

5 Ways to Build your Personal Brand

Personal branding is the process of marketing yourself and your career online or off to prospective employers. Essentially you are the product, and your brand is the way you are perceived in a business sense. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 62% of hiring managers...

Making your new website for your new business

As our weekly support to help people get into work quite a few of you have expressed an interest on how to set up your own business and part of that is to create your own website. As the session this week we will then to teaching everyone to create their brand new...

Top 5 Staffing Agency Myths DEBUNKED!

Whether you’re looking to fill a vacancy in your business or you’re a job hunter, don’t underestimate the power of a recruiting company! These agencies have come a long way since the days of administering typing tests and only placing “secretaries” in temporary...

Are Cover Letters Obsolete?

Today, when we email CVs to recruiters and hiring managers, we simply pop a note in the email with something like “I would like to apply for xyz role, please find my CV attached” and if we are sending it through an online recruitment platform, the requirement to...

5 Common Misconceptions About Employer Branding

Employer branding is a phrase that’s frequently thrown around when discussing what companies can do to attract talent to their business. However, there’s still confusion about what employer branding actually means, and why it’s so important in your recruitment...

What to do if you’re overqualified for a job

  GET TIPS FOR EASING EMPLOYERS' FEARS IF YOU'RE OVERQUALIFIED FOR A JOB YOU WANT. You may think the more experience you have, the better shot you have of getting a job. Yet having too much experience could make you overqualified for the job – which could be to...

5 Ways To Get Hired Without Applying To Jobs

Finding a job is sometimes an uphill battle. As you fill out dozens of job applications, you might think it’s just a numbers game; eventually, you’ll get that call for an interview. But it never comes. Sound familiar? I bet it does. People who find jobs through career...

How to Find a Job Abroad in 5 Steps

As the current economic climate shifts, now may be the perfect time to look into jobs abroad. Working overseas not only improves your salary but can also boost your career in the long term especially if you’re aspiring to senior positions. More and more organisations...

Women in Business: Enjoying Better Work-Life Balance

How would you like to have a successful professional career and a fulfilling personal life? Work-life balance doesn’t have to be an elusive concept. Women have a special perspective on work-life balance, which comes from the fact that there are so many demands placed...