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Zoek 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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How old will you be by the time you land your dream job?

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

  According to a study of 2,000 employees by F&C Investment Trust, 85% of all employees aren’t happy in their current position. Most of these workers were looking for a better work-life balance, a...

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Did you apply to one of the top viewed jobs on LinkedIn in 2018?

Thursday 17th January 2019

Did You Apply To One Of The Top Viewed Jobs On LinkedIn In 2018? With the royal family in the headlines so often this year, you may not be surprised to learn that some...

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And you think your job is strange? Check these out!

Thursday 17th January 2019

Everyone likes a bit of variety in their work, but some people’s careers really do take them into some weird and wonderful roles. From playing video games for a living to tasting beer to...

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Is it time you started using instagram as your job search?

Monday 14th January 2019

Jobseekers have known for some time that social media, such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, can be very useful when it comes to your career, but one platform that hasn’t been associated with job...

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Buzzwords you must include on your CV in 2019

Wednesday 9th January 2019

From a list of top 25 most-viewed jobs, the top 5 most-viewed jobs of 2018 were:   Management Consultant Communications Assistant Data scientists Java Developer Junior/Graduate Mechanical Design Engineer Maybe you weren’t lucky with finding...

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Is any publicity good publicity?

Friday 21st December 2018

The old marketing adage says ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity’. After all, anything that keeps your brand front-of-mind is good, but, in reality that’s not always the case. Depending on public perceptions...

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Five trends to look out for in Talent Management for 2019

Thursday 20th December 2018

HR and talent management, while related, aren’t the same. Wikipedia defines talent management as ‘the anticipation of required human capital for an organisation and the planning to meet those needs’. As a Zoek hirer,...

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The problem with unpaid internships

Wednesday 19th December 2018

A report by social mobility foundation, the Sutton Trust has found that more than 25% of all internships are unpaid (defined as been paid less than minimum wage). In the survey of 2,600 graduates...

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Sexual harassment in the workplace

Tuesday 18th December 2018

A report by the TUC (Trades Union Congress) has found that over half of all women have faced sexual harassment in the workplace. Over 1500 women were surveyed in the study carried out in...

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Young entrepreneurs success comes from knowing the audience

Tuesday 18th December 2018

Some people were born to be entrepreneurs. For Adam Kamani, it’s in the genes. He was fortunate enough to be born into the family behind global fashion retailer, Boohoo.com, an online retailer that now...

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Brexit and Employment – The implications for the job market

Friday 7th December 2018

  Independent think-tank, UK in a Changing Europe, has published a report that suggests Brexit could cause the UK economy to contract by 5.5% by 2030. The study assumes that, under the terms of...

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Five questions recruiters need to stop asking

Friday 7th December 2018

According to research by Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), 85% of interviewers ask inappropriate and, in many cases, illegal questions, at interview. Most break the law in terms of treating candidates fairly under equality legislation....

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