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Job Seeker Blogs

Keep up to date with all our Zoek blogs. Our articles contain helpful tips, career advice and how-to-guides - helping you with your job search, progression in your workplace, discussing current recruitment news and advising on different industry careers.

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June Competition: Win An Apple iPad!

Tuesday 18th June 2019

It’s Competition Time! FANCY WINNING AN IPAD WORTH £319? Silly question really, everyone loves a freebie! Well here’s how you can be in with a chance… If you’re a regular commuter or shopaholic, you...

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Women in the Boardroom – Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling

Friday 14th June 2019

Grant Thornton’s 2019 Women in Business report has found that, globally, there are more women in senior management roles than ever before – rising from 24% in 2018 to 29% this year. In the...

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‘Manage Up’ For Career Success

Wednesday 5th June 2019

If you haven’t heard the term, ‘manage up’ is how you manage your relationship with those responsible for you, especially if your manager is disorganised, over-worked, has poor management or leadership skills, or simply...

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Underpaid At Work? Here’s How To Discover What You’re Really Worth.

Tuesday 4th June 2019

Most people in the workplace are reluctant to discuss how much they’re being paid, so it can be difficult to know if you’re being underpaid. For obvious reasons, it’s good to know where you...

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Overworked And Underpaid?

Monday 3rd June 2019

Are you overworked? If you’re doing unpaid overtime, you’re not alone. Figures published by the TUC claim that workers put in £32.7 billion worth of unpaid overtime in the UK last year. Five million...

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Avoid These Critical Mistakes On Your CV

Sunday 2nd June 2019

Most job seekers put a lot of time and effort into creating the best possible CV when applying for a new job, but many fail to proofread or check for errors. That’s according to...

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Never Stop Learning New Skills For Career Success

Thursday 30th May 2019

UK employment is at one of its highest levels since the 70s, but with the advent of new technologies and industry applications, skills are not keeping pace with demand. This is why it’s so...

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Sleeping On The Job Improves Productivity

Thursday 23rd May 2019

Traditionally, sleeping on the job could get you fired, however, research from the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) has shown that daily naps of up to thirty minutes could actually make for a more productive...

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Speed Up Your Job Application Process With Zoek’s Jobs Cart

Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Make Your Job Application Quicker & Easier Ever wondered if there’s a quicker approach to the job application process? As a job seeker, it’s a daunting, tiresome task to start searching and applying for...

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Emerging Industries Set To Change The Job Marketplace

Friday 17th May 2019

Global trends, technological disruption, and social upheaval are reshaping economies and creating emerging industries, businesses, and lifestyles. In turn, this is having a dramatic effect on the recruitment market. New types of jobs are...

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How To Handle Being ‘Ghosted’ By A Recruiter

Friday 17th May 2019

Been ‘Ghosted’ By a Recruiter? Here’s How to Handle It. If you aren’t already aware of the term, ‘ghosting’ is what happens when someone ends a relationship without communicating officially that the relationship has...

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The 10 best UK cities for work-life balance

Tuesday 16th April 2019

Research from CV-Library has revealed that 97.9% of Brits believe that work-life balance is important when looking for a new job, but other surveys show that’s not just down to who you work for,...

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