When students ask Student Careers and Skills about how to answer this question, they are often concerned by it because it is so open-ended. How do you know what to say when there is so much that you could say? Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2019
How to uncover the ‘hidden’ job market by making speculative applications
The majority of jobs are never advertised. Surprising but true. The ‘hidden’ job market is reputed to be anything from 50-80% of the total number of opportunities available. But how can you find out about these jobs roles and make successful applications? Caitlin Allen, an associate director at award-winning culture and entertainment PR agency Riot Communications describes … Continue reading
The Gender Pay Gap 2019 – a 21st century scandal.
All companies employing more than 250 employees are now legally required to publish the difference in earnings between men and women. This year’s data makes for depressing reading. The overall average difference is 9.6% with the improvement compared to last year a mere 0.1%. For some sectors (and in some specific organisations) the difference is … Continue reading