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  • Stuff to do Summer 2018 in Birmingham

    Finally we’re starting to see a little summer peeking through after a winter that just didn’t want to end. So what can we do to make the most of it before we hit the long dark nights and round the clock heating again? We have a few ideas… Ever been to an outdoor cinema? Apparently…

  • How to Find the Time to Job Hunt

    We all reach that time when we decide to search for a new job, whatever the reason may be. But if you’re employed and have other commitments, where do you find the time? Some years ago I left college and was working full-time in retail when I decided to start applying for apprenticeships in my…

  • Alexander Stadium to be re-vamped for Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022

    Now that the handover has been completed Alexander Stadium will begin to see the benefits of a £70m investment, resulting in seats for 40,000 spectators and later reduced to 25,000. In addition, an international competition standard aquatics centre will be built in Sandwell. It has been revealed that basketball will be played in Victoria Square,…

  • Advancement of Interviews

    If you consider the past 10 years or so, the largest change that comes to mind is the advancement and accessibility of technology. Not only have mobile phones improved, there is now a wider variety of equipment such as notebooks and virtual reality experiences. The majority of the population in first world countries are able…

  • Studying Whilst Working Full-Time

    I’m one of those people who has opted to study towards a degree after starting my career rather than using one as a kick-starter. For me and my circumstances this choice made perfect sense, however for others, I’ve found they don’t understand why I would choose to do such a thing. It would be right…

  • Organisation at a New Job

    I started working at Mitchell Adam Ltd around 7 weeks ago and the thing with starting a new job is trying to balance all the new things I’m doing and keeping my space organised. I find that within a few days I’m surrounded by piles of notes, bits of stationery and equipment I’m not sure…

  • 5 Reasons to Consider Taking a Pay Cut

    Change in industry Imagine you enjoy your job; however are finding that the industry you’re employed in has aspects that cause a negative impact on the job in question. Perhaps you don’t enjoy working in the public sector in places such as a school or local authority office. Other examples may be struggling to work…

  • Should you hire a job hopper?

    “Job hopper” is a term normally used to describe a professional who changes their job frequently, normally every 1 – 2 years. More recently millennials have been labelled as wandering job hoppers but this isn’t always the case, with the current market being so candidate driven anyone can be tempted to jump between roles, and…

  • How to attract passive candidates?

    Finding the right person for a job can be hard; you can write the best job description, post on all the best job boards, even put it on all your agencies social media platforms, but still… Nothing!! However, all the above strategies rely on one crucial thing; the right candidate has to actually be looking…

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