Careers Advice

  • Advice for moms returning to the workplace
    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...
  • It's been 1 year since we've relaunched our WMJobs website! What better way to celebrate than with a competition.
  • It’s that time of year again. The Christmas buzz begins to wind down and we start planning our New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s a new gym plan, cutting down on smoking or getting a new job, chances are your new year’s resolutions won’t make it past January.
  • West Midlands Police is hiring Contact Officers to work within its busy Force Contact department. Want to know what's it like? We interviewed one who told us about the role.
  • Are you ready for the next stage of your career, to move on and up the career ladder?
  • West Midlands Police is the latest public sector organisation to subscribe to We Manage Jobs (WMJobs).
  • Our simple tips should help you write a perfect CV. Your CV, alongside your cover letter, is what gets you to the interview stage.
  • Congratulations! If you are reading this you are at the interview stage of the recruitment process! Or assuming you will get through – a little confidence is a good thing!
  • In it for the money? Take a look at the top 5 highest paying jobs live on WMJobs right now.
  • West Midlands Police (WMP) is hiring Dispatchers to work within its busy Force Contact department. Read our interview with a Dispatcher to find out about this exciting role.
  • As we start to wind down for the year and before we wind ourselves back up for another one – use the festive period to take a step back to think about what you want for your career and to start to think your approach to job hunting.