Careers Advice

  • How to gain respect as a Leader
    ‘People don’t want to follow leaders into the future, they want to co-create it’
  • According to our recent poll, over 1/2 of people voted that the hardest thing about the job search is finding the right role. To aid you during this difficult time, we have compiled some expert tips and materials that will help you to find a job you will enjoy.
  • In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, we’ve compiled some key advice, tips and materials to help you look after your mental health at work.
  • You’ve secured your new role and now you’re ready for your first day, accompanied by a mixture of excitement and nerves. So, here’s ten top tips to help you survive your first week and start off on the right foot.
  • Whether you’re fresh out of school or finishing your degree, carving out a career for yourself can be tough. To support NCW18, here are our top tips to help you secure your first role.
  • Here are five things everybody gets wrong about apprenticeships. How many did you know?
  • 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.