Jobs for 16 year olds

Jobs for 16 year olds

Working as a 16 year old is as much about what you’re allowed to do than what you want to do. While it's tempting to try to work as much as possible, for obvious reasons you’re limited by the law. For example, you’re not allowed to work before 7am or after 7pm or during school hours. Besides national laws there are also local by-laws that may restrict employment. The national minimum wage for under 18s is set £4.00 an hour; this goes up to £4.05 from April 1st, 2017).

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How to answer the 'What is your greatest weakness?' interview question

How to answer the 'What is your greatest weakness?' interview question

You know it’s coming. You had hoped the interviewers share the same sentiment as you do: that it’s a silly question which needs to be consigned to the dustbin of interview questions. But with monotonous inevitability it rears it’s head in every interview you’ve ever had. Could be the interviewer has always wanted to ask it, just to see the interviewee squirm.

Nevertheless, pleading the 5th Amendment when the question comes up won’t cut it. Your options really are threefold:

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NQT Teaching Jobs Tips

NQT Teaching Jobs Tips

Before we share our tips on how to survive and thrive as an NQT, let's define a NQT. A Newly Qualified Teacher is a teacher who has recently acquired their teaching qualifications and who is undertaking an induction programme; the induction is a bridge between the training and the career. The induction process involves observations and assessments, and needs to be passed in order to fully qualified. But what tips might there be for a NQT?

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5 tips for a successful digital marketing job interview

5 tips for a successful digital marketing job interview

What do you need to succeed in your digital marketing executive interview? Here are some tips to get you started.

Relax

If your pulse isn't racing a bit, you're too relaxed. But don't get too tense - it's an interview, not an interrogation.

Know your CV

Prepare by getting a friend to interview you, with a brief to look for the gaps in your CV and quiz you. And to get specifics about your broader claims. ‘Raised profile of company’ says nothing specific about what you did. Get specific. Prepare yourself for the difficult questions.

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5 tips for your PPC Executive interview

5 tips for your PPC Executive interview

You’ve got as far as the PPC Executive interview, so you’ve ticked off some of the necessary boxes. but how can you prepare to shine in the interview?

1 Get your Google Adwords Certification

If you haven’t already, of course; proof of the pudding and all that. Besides, the exam is a combination of the wider PPC model as well as specific hands-on topics, as your interview will be.

2 What features of Adwords excite you?

Which have the most potential for a company like the one you’re interviewing at - sitelink extensions? Dynamic Keywords?

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Job Reference Needed: Liverpool Supporter Role

Job Reference Needed: Liverpool Supporter Role

Zoek is a job search app that finds you the perfect role you never knew existed. Like this special short term contract* role as a Liverpool Supporter.

Do you know someone perfect for the role? Give them a reference to enter the draw to win and go to the game together. Will you be the chosen colleagues for this special assignment?

To Apply:

Comment on the Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter post, tagging in your friend you wish to take, with a written reference. Why do they have the experience, passion, skills and personality for this special assignment?

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Casual Friday

Casual Friday

Relaxing the office dress code on a Friday is now almost universally accepted. It's seen (depending on where in the company organisation you are) as a soft job perk, a reward for a week's hard work, a pre-celebration of the weekend ahead, and a boost to morale.

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Job Vacancy: Liverpool Football Supporter Appointment

Job Vacancy: Liverpool Football Supporter Appointment

Zoek recently advertised for a short term role of a Liverpool Supporter for the Arsenal game at Anfield. Although an unpaid position it included two executive tickets and hospitality to the Liverpool vs Arsenal game. We sought applicants with solid experience and passion for both food and Liverpool FC to exhibit on the day.

Entry was via reviewing the app on iOS or Android, and commenting on social media why the candidate was perfect for the job.

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Job Vacancy: Liverpool Supporter

Job Vacancy: Liverpool Supporter

Zoek is a job search app that finds you the perfect role you never knew existed. Like this special short term contract* role as a Liverpool Supporter:

Role

Liverpool Supporter

Employment Type

Short Term Contract

Location

Shanks Suite, Anfield, Liverpool

Salary

Unpaid volunteer

Hours

3:30pm - 7:30pm Saturday 5th March

Special Project:

This is an exciting opportunity to win two executive hospitality tickets to watch Liverpool vs Arsenal in the Premier League at Anfield.

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IR35 For Dummies

IR35 For Dummies

IR35 is the phrase on every contractor's lips at the moment. But why?

IR35 is UK tax legislation that seeks to ensure that people who supply services to clients via their own company do not avoid paying tax and NI.

In a nutshell, it’s a set of rules that must be followed to determine if a contractor is really a disguised employee rather than truly self-employed.

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