All Careers Advice

  • A new supermarket will open on a business park next month, creating 30 jobs.
  • The challenger bank has announced plans for a new location in Kent later this year, creating 25 jobs.
  • Scores of jobs will be up for grabs when a supermarket’s new regional distribution centre is complete
  • New jobs in the pipeline as Cointhian moves to Tunbridge Wells HQ
  • A pub is set to be built near Chatham Docks and will create more than 45 jobs in Medway
  • A cucumber grower is poised to hire pickers for its first harvest in a new 16-acre glasshouse.
  • A new delivery service for top notch restaurants has been launched in a Kent town - with a possible 50 jobs created in a year.
  • Five restaurants to open at shopping complex in Kent creating around 500 jobs
  • Unemployment numbers fall
  • Another 170 people joined the dole queue in the county last month as jobless numbers grew nationally.
  • A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.
  • Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.
  • Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.
  • The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.
  • Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.
  • Writing a good CV is tricky: the message must be right but so must its appearance.