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  • Ten tips for surviving a new job.
    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?
  • 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.
  • Anxious about returning to the workplace after having a baby? Take a look at this advice from real life working moms.
  • Not sure where you are going wrong with job hunt? We are here to help.
  • “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.
  • 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.
  • Are you ready for the next stage of your career, to move on and up the career ladder?
  • In it for the money? Take a look at the top 5 highest paying jobs live on WMJobs right now.
  • Silkmore Primary Academy look forward to welcoming you on Friday 17th March for their recruitment event.
  • 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.
  • It’s hard to change a first impression, so it’s best to get it right first time. Your cover letter is the first thing a recruiter will see –your first chance to wow them. Its core purpose is to entice them into looking at your CV and inviting you in for an interview.
  • Our simple tips should help you write a perfect CV. Your CV, alongside your cover letter, is what gets you to the interview stage.