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Is your business ready for the end of the Brexit transition period?

By Brexit

Jersey’s relationship with the European Union will change on 1 January 2021. This post contains information on what changes may affect your business, and what action you may need to take before the end of the year. Further information can be found at www.gov.je/beyondbrexit. Do you currently employ EU nationals? If you employ EU nationals, […]

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How to write the perfect email covering letter

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Writing a covering email to accompany your CV If your CV is attached to the email, then use the main body of the email as your covering letter. Tell the employer how you meet their key requirements so that you can immediately make a good impression and entice them to open the attachment and look […]

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Should you pay someone to write your CV?

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In a recent live Q&A, on switching between the public and private sectors, one of the panellists said: “Getting someone else to write your CV for you, especially a CV writing business, is a mistake. I would always want to see how you describe yourself, rather than someone else do it for you. Professionally-written CVs […]

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Why now’s the time to embrace flexible working

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In a flexible working arrangement, an employee has some say over how, where or when they work. Whether this involves working from home, working part-time, job sharing or having another kind of flexitime arrangement, generally workers benefit from an element of freedom to define a working arrangement that supports their lifestyle. Tom Neil is a […]

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How long should you wait for a job offer?

By Interviews

You have an interview or two for a position you really want, and everything goes well. It’s a regular lovefest between you and the hiring manager, and your heart skips a beat when you’re told, “We’ll have an offer to you by the end of the week.” Eeeek! As the week goes by, you keep […]

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Reasons why you don’t hear back about jobs

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There are many different reasons why you may not be hearing back from employers after you apply for a job. You may also not hear from a company after you’ve spent time interviewing for a new position, which can be even worse. Not knowing where you stand can be difficult and stressful. It can be […]

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6 things that shouldn’t be on your CV

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1. Irrelevant lists of previous jobs “Some industries do typically have longer CVs – for example, medical doctors should list all their job roles from their training upwards. IT CVs also tend to be quite long if the person has been involved in a number of different projects, but these are exceptions to the rule. […]

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Working from home

By Work-Home

Want to work from home. Every. Single. Day? Working remotely can be a great way to create the perfect work-life balance, whether you’re trying to skip the commute, avoid office-based distractions, improve your family life, or anything else. And whilst the ability to work from home is becoming more available, companies that want their employees to work remotely […]

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