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Jobseeker 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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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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Are we becoming sick of sick days?

Monday 15th April 2019

Whilst there are many good reasons for a worker to take a day off for illness, it would be reasonably fair to say that everyone has ‘pulled a sickie’ at one time or another...

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How to leave a positive impression at the end of a job interview?

Wednesday 10th April 2019

One of the most difficult parts of any job interview can be at the end when the interviewer enquires if the candidate has any questions they’d like to ask. While the most obvious answer...

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Can an online qualification give you an advantage in the job market?

Tuesday 9th April 2019

In the past, online courses have had the tendency to be perceived as having less value, or credibility than ‘real’ qualifications, when it comes to getting a job. But, in recent years, as technology...

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New ruling offers workers hope for more rights in the Gig Economy

Friday 15th March 2019

The gig economy has been heralded as a new age in employment with workers receiving more flexibility and control over the hours they work. But, on the other side of the coin, there have...

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