How to Manage Stress as a Jobseeker

Looking for work can be an overwhelming experience. Mental health is a crucial part of life, and should not be neglected while you are on the job hunt. Having too much stress in your daily life can lead to adverse effects for you, your home life and your eventual experience at work. If left untreated,

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How to Write a Graduate CV

Correct Contact Details You’d be amazed how many people put the wrong contact details onto their Graduate CV. Make sure that your address, email and phone number are all typed correctly before you even think about handing in your CV. Incorrect contact details not only make it harder for employers to contact you, but they

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How I Conquered Work Experience

Work Experience can be a daunting task. Whether you have done it before or not. In this article I will be giving you tips and tricks on how to conquer work experience and how I am doing just that here at Merit. Finding Work Experience For some people, finding a good role for Work Experience

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Merit Recruitment: Charity Bake Sale!

We are pleased to announce our Charity Bake Sale on 21st June for Ark Day, a community fundraising project to support the Ark Cancer Centre Charity! What is ARK Cancer Centre Charity? According to the official Ark Cancer Centre Charity website: “Ark Cancer Centre Charity is raising £5million towards a cancer treatment centre, to be

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EU Settlement Scheme: The Merit Guide

At Merit, we are determined to ensure that all our current and future candidates are adequately informed about applying to the EU settlement scheme. With all the uncertainty surrounding Brexit, we understand that many EU citizens feel unsure and confused about their future in the UK. Therefore we have put together a simple guide to

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How to Write a CV: Top 7 Tips

CV’s are hard to write, everyone knows that. Whether this is your first CV or your third, here are Top 8 Tips on how you can write a great CV. Step One: Personal Details It goes without saying that personal details are the most important part of a CV. Without them you wouldn’t be able

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How to Budget as a Jobseeker

Whether you have just started looking for work, lost your previous job, or are simply wanting to explore your horizons, it’s important to have an idea of your budget. Expenses do not end when you are unemployed, and this can be a scary prospect for any jobseeker with bills to pay and mouths to feed.

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