Celebrating another valuable working relationship: Reed in Partnership

Following the recent spotlight on Novus, our series of fab partner organisation profiles continues with a focus on public services provider, Reed in Partnership.

A sister company of recruitment and training titan, The Reed Group, Reed in Partnership delivers employability programmes that support jobseekers nationwide. Continue reading

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Powerful partnerships: spotlight on Novus

The first of a series of profiles on our valued partners focuses on offender aid pioneer, Novus, which has been delivering education, training and employment opportunities to adult and young prisoners for more than 20 years.

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How our #CareerTips videos are helping jobseekers

We’re boosting job applicants’ chances of success with a dynamic new series of YouTube videos that give practical tips on how to write their CVs.

Each short #CareerTips film is presented by Foundation Manager, Nick Elletson, who takes viewers through simple steps to help them impress employers and find the right job.

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Job hunting? Make your online reputation work for you – not against you

Job Hunting, Online Reputation

In an increasingly competitive jobs market, employers are now social media savvy when vetting potential candidates – leaving many job seekers scuppering their recruitment opportunities.

A survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of CareerBuilder, revealed that two in five HR managers who research candidates via social media had found information that caused them not to hire an applicant.

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Now the interview is over … how do you follow up?

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Having shared some tips and techniques on how to prepare for an interview, and how to keep your cool at an interview – we’re putting the spotlight on what to do next.

This is a challenging time when you feel in limbo waiting to hear if you got the job. You’re probably also feeling relieved that the preparation and the interview itself is over – as well as feeling nervous about the outcome.

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Ten ways to keep your cool at an interview

Job interview, Nerves, Bayford Foundation

We’ve previously looked at how to prepare for an interview, which focused on key areas such as doing your research and positioning how your own skills and experience fit into the role you are being interviewed for.

We’re now moving onto some tried and tested tips and techniques you can apply on the big day.

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