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Pregnant – When should I tell my Employer?

When a woman becomes pregnant, it comes with many questions and potential challenges. However, if you are going for a new job the big question is, when interviewing, should you mention it and if so, when? Firstly, the Equality Acts 2004, are there to protect you and you are not obliged to inform a potential employer unless the job would require you to conduct work that could harm your baby or for film and...

What do they ask in a Pre employment Medical?

Worried about a pre-employment medical – here’s what they usually ask. Many employers request a pre employment medical. For many people this causes concern as they are unsure what is asked and therefore whether or not they will pass. An individual can have a pre employment medical conducted themselves by an Occupational Health Physician who can confirm if they are likely to pass or not and any areas...

CV Tips for Sales People

When writing a sales role directed CV, there are a number of key feature which should be present to showcase your knowledge, skills and abilities. These can be presented in various ways and are dependent on the role, company and industry you are applying for. The more senior the role the more necessary the features discussed in this article will be in your CV. Target driven: Targets are part and parcel of working in...

How much personality should you show in your cv and cover letter?

A CV and cover letter is a professional method of applying for a job. For this reason, it needs to be written in a professional manner. As the working environment becomes more casual in areas such as working time, casual attire and flat hierarchal structures, people are challenged with the fine line between showing personality but without coming across unprofessional.   The biggest culprit for this is when it...

How to cope with interview nerves?

Do you suffer from nerves in an interview? Do nerves debilitate you from performing as well as you would like? Don’t worry you’re not alone. What you need to remember is that nerves are not a bad thing from an employers perspective. It can show you care. It can be endearing and it can also be expected to an extent. We all want to do our best to showcase a true reflection of our skills and experience in...

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