Archive for February, 2012

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Communications skills stand jobseekers in good stead

Exceptional communication skills, as well as a degree, will give jobseekers a better chance of landing that perfect job. That’s according to the Graduate Recruitment Bureau, which believes that three key questions are running through the minds of recruiters when a potential candidate sits in the interview chair. These are “Can they do the job?”, […]

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How to write a good cv

  In a very competitive London job market, it is important to take time to understand how to make sure your CV is going to stand out from other job applicants. Your CV is the most powerful tool used to represent your skills and experience to potential employers who don’t know you. It is therefore […]

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Boris Johnson hails London business confidence

Boris Johnson has hailed London as a brilliant place to run a business, after a number of top employers agreed deals to remain in the capital last weekend. Property giant Land Securities is just one of the major firms who will continue trading and creating new jobs in London. Bruinfinancial.com added that insurance giant Aon has also announced that it will be moving its HQ from […]

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Pay prospects looking good for 2012, claims CIPD

Newly released data shows that employers have the intention to increase pay over the course of 2012, reports Fresh Business Thinking. The research, commissioned by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), asked 1,000 employers whether they planned to increase, freeze or even decrease pay over the course of the next 10 months to December […]

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Language fluency helps national competitiveness, notes academic

The ability to speak foreign languages gives a country an edge when it comes to international trading, an academic has pointed out. Stephan Chambers, MBA programme director at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, explained that it is the way that they allow for greater insight and understanding that improves national competitiveness, according to The Telegraph. […]

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