15 Ways to Describe Yourself in a Sales Interview

If you’ve ever interviewed for a position in sales, you know the peculiarities and dynamics that exist in applying for these types of positions.  Salespeople must be outgoing, communicative and professional, all while maintaining the ability to pitch themselves or a...

Good questions to ask potential employees

                  When you’re trying to think of the perfect person to hire to work for your company, you will need to consider the interview process to ensure that you choose the right person for the job. Whilst the...

Are You Making These Writing Errors? – Infographic

The English language is tricky, and rules can change. That’s why it’s so easy to make writing errors that can make you look unprofessional. A resume, email message, web page, blog post, report, presentation, or any other written document that is filled with...

How to Restore a Healthy Work-Life Balance and Relieve Stress

Having a messed up work-life balance today seems to be about as prevalent as cavities (92% of adult population). However, unlike bad teeth, bad work-life balance can literally cost your life, say the studies reported in Forbes. This means that regaining control of...

Nightmare Interviews: How far would you go for the job you want?

I spoke to a job seeker recently who told me she’d been asked to travel to London for an interview for a job based near where she lives in Devon. She was also asked to take-part a telephone interview outside of normal business hours and a third face-to-face interview...

Building your confidence

We've had another great week at the weekly support group this week as Janette from Calverley Communications gave us some life skills to build more confidence. Next week we are working on practically building confidence by doing interviews in the group which help to...

5 Essential Habits to Be a Successful Woman Entrepreneur

To be a successful woman entrepreneur, you need to be more than just a good leader. You also need to be a good business person, and you need to be able to build a strong team. The list goes on and on, but at the heart of all of the things you should know to be a...

How to develop new skills while out of employment

When you’re looking for a job, or thinking about changing jobs as a way to shake things up a little bit, you may be interested in signing up to a Recruitment agency  in Essex. However, before you do this, you will need to make sure that you actually have the skills...

5 revealing interview questions to ask your next batch of candidates

Those who are highly experienced in interviewing job applicants will often say that there are certain questions they use time and time again, in the knowledge that they will unlock insight into a particular candidate and how good a fit they represent for the given...

8 Things To Never Say to Your Boss

  You know that sage wisdom that advises you to always “speak your mind” or perhaps encourages that “there is no such thing as a dumb question”?  Well, at Simply Hired we’re here to put the record straight that when it comes to staying employed and in the good...

What You Can Expect from Networking

Let’s face it. Not every one of us is good at networking. Entrepreneurs can either be introverted or extroverted or a little bit of both. Some of us may be more comfortable doing social networking than face-to-face networking. However, we can all agree that networking...

How to give your CV a spring clean

If you are looking for a new job at the moment, you may be looking at recruitment agencies Essex based to see what is on offer. However, even with help from a1 personnel there is no way that you are ever going to be able to get the job of your dreams without having a...

How to Bridge the Maternity Gap in Your Resume

A gap on a resume is usually frowned upon. It signals that the person left their job without having the next one lined up, which can leave a lot to the imagination of a potential employer. And potential employers tend to imagine rather bad scenarios. The longer the...

Avoid stress at work with this 18-step cheat sheet

Feeling a bit frazzled? Professor Ian Robertson is here to save the day. Work wouldn't be work if it wasn't a little bit stressful from time to time. But by familiarising yourself with these 18 simple tips, you can help minimise that tension. Professor Ian...

7 reasons your co-workers don’t like you – and how to fix it

Employers often like to boast of their team environment and workplace culture, but maybe you’re just not comfortable being all buddy-buddy with your co-workers. Maybe you're more like a competitor on a reality TV show: You didn't come here to make friends. You came...

Dress to impress at an interview

Attending a job interview can be one of the most nerve wracking parts of adulthood, so let us help!  When attending a job interview you should look at your image and ask yourself, would I hire me?  First impressions count, dress with confidence, dress for success! ...

What will work be like in 2027?

How will our working lives change in the next 10 years? Here's what flexible working experts think may happen... The way we work is evolving. In recent years, a shift in attitudes has seen employers try to find more flexible – and ultimately more productive –...

The Importance of Honesty in Employment Background Checks

  Let’s face it, even the best of the “goody two shoes” among us have told a little white lie before.  You know the type, those harmless, make everyone’s feelings happy, protect yours or someone else’s ego, that really don’t harm anyone, kind of lies.  It seems...

FREE IT Sessions available in Eastbourne

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

The Everyday Habit That Is Killing Your Brain (and Your Dreams)

Our 21st century world demands a lot from us. We’re completing big projects, responding to emails, checking social media, raising children, caring for friends and family, and managing our own health. And we’re doing it all at once. At least, we’re trying to. With so...

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What You Can Expect from Networking

Let’s face it. Not every one of us is good at networking. Entrepreneurs can either be introverted or extroverted or a little bit of both. Some of us may be more comfortable doing social networking than face-to-face networking. However, we can all agree that networking...

How to give your CV a spring clean

If you are looking for a new job at the moment, you may be looking at recruitment agencies Essex based to see what is on offer. However, even with help from a1 personnel there is no way that you are ever going to be able to get the job of your dreams without having a...

How to Bridge the Maternity Gap in Your Resume

A gap on a resume is usually frowned upon. It signals that the person left their job without having the next one lined up, which can leave a lot to the imagination of a potential employer. And potential employers tend to imagine rather bad scenarios. The longer the...

Avoid stress at work with this 18-step cheat sheet

Feeling a bit frazzled? Professor Ian Robertson is here to save the day. Work wouldn't be work if it wasn't a little bit stressful from time to time. But by familiarising yourself with these 18 simple tips, you can help minimise that tension. Professor Ian...

7 reasons your co-workers don’t like you – and how to fix it

Employers often like to boast of their team environment and workplace culture, but maybe you’re just not comfortable being all buddy-buddy with your co-workers. Maybe you're more like a competitor on a reality TV show: You didn't come here to make friends. You came...

Dress to impress at an interview

Attending a job interview can be one of the most nerve wracking parts of adulthood, so let us help!  When attending a job interview you should look at your image and ask yourself, would I hire me?  First impressions count, dress with confidence, dress for success! ...

What will work be like in 2027?

How will our working lives change in the next 10 years? Here's what flexible working experts think may happen... The way we work is evolving. In recent years, a shift in attitudes has seen employers try to find more flexible – and ultimately more productive –...

The Importance of Honesty in Employment Background Checks

  Let’s face it, even the best of the “goody two shoes” among us have told a little white lie before.  You know the type, those harmless, make everyone’s feelings happy, protect yours or someone else’s ego, that really don’t harm anyone, kind of lies.  It seems...

FREE IT Sessions available in Eastbourne

The Drop-Ins are hosted by Helen Owen Marketing Enterprises (HOME) CIC, local community company that is helping to improve both IT and life skills for women to help them get into work, as well as helping social entrepreneurs start their own business and small...

The Everyday Habit That Is Killing Your Brain (and Your Dreams)

Our 21st century world demands a lot from us. We’re completing big projects, responding to emails, checking social media, raising children, caring for friends and family, and managing our own health. And we’re doing it all at once. At least, we’re trying to. With so...