Careers Advice

  • Are you in the rebound job?
    We’ve all heard of the rebound relationship but what about the rebound job?
  • In honour of Valentine’s Day, we are holding a competition on Twitter and Facebook with the chance for you to win a luxury box of chocolates!
  • At some point in our lives, we have all had a work bestie. That one person who listens to your rants, understands your Netflix references and makes work that little bit more fun. So, what do you do when they announce they are leaving?
  • Join us as we countdown to Christmas with our festive themed advent calendar!
  • It’s nearly here. The party that will be the talk of the office throughout January maybe even for years to come!
  • You know that sinking feeling that settles in your stomach when you know there’s no way you’re getting the job? Us too. Bad interviews happen to everyone, and we all have that one worst interview experience that haunts us when the job search comes around.
  • It’s that time of year again. The nights are getting colder, your heating bills are going up and the shops have been playing Christmas music since October. Christmas time can be a minefield. On top of getting presents for your loved ones, you have the added pressure of the office Secret Santa.
  • Unsure if it's time to make a change or stay put? It can be difficult deciding the best thing to do - take our quiz for some insight into whether or not you've outgrown your job, and what you should do about it.
  • Return to Social Work programme launched to retrain 100 Social Workers.
  • Every once in a while we find ourselves putting in a few extra hours on big projects or to meet that tight deadline. As a rare occurrence that’s understandable, but it’s when the extra hours start to become your new normal when you have to take a step back.
  • Anxious about returning to the workplace after having a baby? Take a look at this advice from real life working moms.
  • Everyone feels unhappy in their role at some point. Whilst changing jobs is a viable option, it’s not necessarily always the right move to make. In this article, Marketing Advisor, Illesse Uppal tells us how she learnt to love her job again and what steps you can take to do the same. 
  • Not sure where you are going wrong with job hunt? We are here to help.
  • Today (Friday 28 July) marks the one-year anniversary of the re-launch of WMJobs. WMJobs is the fastest growing public sector career site across the West Midlands.
  • We’ve all had them - the boss from hell. The boss where you have to navigate their mood swings and rejoice when they are on their annual two-week sojourn to the south of France.
  • “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” William James
  • Are you contemplating looking for a new job but unsure if it’s for the right reasons? Maybe it’s just a bad day and you’ll feel better about it tomorrow – maybe it’s more than that. Either way, it can be hard to admit that it’s time to move on from your current role.
  • Spring is in the air and has brought with it a whole host of new opportunities. The season of possibilities and new beginnings - now is the time to be bold, be brave and dare to embrace your dreams.
  • Silkmore Primary Academy look forward to welcoming you on Friday 17th March for their recruitment event.
  • “It is so hard to leave—until you leave. And then it is the easiest goddamned thing in the world.” John Green, Paper Towns If you’re fed up of all the hearts and flowers today – read our article on the similarities of leaving a job and a lover...