Find your next job at Rick Stein’s career open morning in Cornwall

Find your next job at Rick Stein’s career open morning in Cornwall

From waiting and bar work to pathways leading to a career as a chef, discover the wide range of jobs on offer across the county’s Rick Stein outlets at Padstow’s open morning. The Rick Stein Group will be holding a careers open morning on Monday, June 19, to showcase its summer job opportunities across Cornwall. Between 9am and 12pm members of the Rick Stein team will be on hand at Rick Stein’s Cookery School in Padstow to provide information on a number of restaurant and kitchen job opportunities available throughout…

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Mumbai university digital assessments: Examiners to be trained on the job

Mumbai university digital assessments: Examiners to be trained on the job

After University of Mumbai conducted a day-long training session on digital assessment for some of its teachers across affiliated colleges, it will now train the rest on the job. This means, many examiners will learn how to assess papers digitally when they start the actual process next week. “There’ll be no more training schedules for teachers, but we plan to train them on the job. Each assessment centre will have an expert from the online agency to guide teachers as and when required. The process is pretty simple so teachers…

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Ex-Google career coach shares 4-step strategy for dealing with a job you hate

Ex-Google career coach shares 4-step strategy for dealing with a job you hate

Maybe you feel a lot like Ryan Howard from ‘The Office,’ who mopes around from 9 to 5, hating his job. That doesn’t mean you’re destined for an unhappy professional life. You might have just hit a career plateau. Career strategist Jenny Blake, who co-founded Google’s career mentorship program, shares her strategy for getting to a more positive place. 1. Don’t worry Feeling unsatisfied at work can be part of a normal professional cycle for those who seek a fulfilling job that makes an impact on the world, she says….

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The secret life of a DJ: a joyous job in a grimly misogynistic industry

The secret life of a DJ: a joyous job in a grimly misogynistic industry

The entertainment industry is a difficult place in which to carve out a career, and attempting to navigate this patriarchal, charlatan-filled landscape is all the more trying as a young female. I am a successful DJ, play all over the world and have won various awards for my work. I love what I do. But I loathe the music business. Dance music for the most part is a boys’ club: tech geeks pressing buttons in darkened rooms, or ultra-macho pseudo rock stars strutting their stuff, accessorised by half-naked podium dancers….

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Have you ever missed a job application deadline?

Have you ever missed a job application deadline?

Steven Woolfe, a Ukip MEP, has insisted his application to lead his party was sent on time, despite the nomination not being received until 12.17pm on Sunday, 17 minutes past the midday deadline. “I was actually on the phone with one of the Ukip officials at four minutes to 12 telling them I’m pressing the button for submit and he was saying, ‘We can’t see it, take photographs of it,’ which I did. I sent them at eight minutes past,” he said. Woolfe said he hoped the party would accept…

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Five signs you are applying for your dream (or nightmare) job

Five signs you are applying for your dream (or nightmare) job

It can be tough changing jobs and not knowing whether your new role will be a dream or a nightmare. “The grass is always greener” is a cliche for a reason. And of course you can’t predict exactly how the leap will work out. Job descriptions don’t often give away a company’s ethos or culture, and when applying for a position we usually focus on presenting ourselves at our best, rather than putting our potential employer under the microscope. However, it is crucial to look at the company as a…

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Are you defined by your job title?

Are you defined by your job title?

On the first Monday in March, I woke up slightly surprised to find I still existed. Four weeks earlier I had resigned from my job, bringing to an end five years of working at a national newspaper (this one). Over the years I had, in ways I hadn’t noticed, become used to being a part of it. We start each day with a number of identities in place, but I hadn’t realised the degree to which, across a spectrum in which I am friend, daughter and godparent, my job title…

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The ultimate guide to nailing any job interview – live chat

The ultimate guide to nailing any job interview – live chat

Competition for jobs is fierce, but if you’ve been asked to interview, you’ve already beaten the odds. On average jobs attract around 250 applicants and onlyfour to six of these are offered an interview. So if you’ve been invited to the office, you’re not far from success. But how can you make sure you get the job? The secret is preparation, says Andrew Fennell, founder of Standout CV. “Review the job specification and identify any requirements where your skills don’t match up. Once you understand your shortcomings, you can plan…

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Apply for your dream job, even if you don’t match the criteria

Apply for your dream job, even if you don’t match the criteria

The pressure isn’t letting up: you’ve only just finished studying day and night to get through your exams, but now your friends are talking about the offers they’ve received for graduate schemes, internships and trainee roles. There’s no doubt, it’s tough out there and the graduate job market is becoming ever more competitive. So, when you spot that dream job, don’t let it pass you by – even if you don’t quite tick every box in the job spec. Always an A for ambition Employers value ambition. More often than…

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The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

The Job Interview review: we all need a bit of Lorraine in our lives

I love Lorraine. That’s all there is to it. Lorraine Kitchen, head of human resources at Low Cost Vans, a small vehicle leasing company in Neath, south Wales, is my hope and my salvation. She takes part in the first episode of The Job Interview, Channel 4’s new documentary series, which puts fixed cameras in an office in Westminster and then runs the hell away, to let the stress, horror, potential humiliations and possible delights unfold as unaffectedly as possible. The jobs are real, the companies are real, the ads…

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