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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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Personal Branding: an introduction

Wednesday 27th April 2016

  Is it just the latest buzzword to use when you’re touching up your CV with a snappy personal statement? Personal branding is so much deeper than a superficial blurb and underpins far bigger...

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A Guide To Automotive Jobs

Friday 4th March 2016

Within Britain, there are more than 161 000 jobs in the automotive industry, with another 78,000 employed across the UK supply chain accounting for an annual turnover of £64.1bn. The fact that 80% of...

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What psychology can teach us about motivating employees

Thursday 25th February 2016

As recruiters, what do we know about motivation and engagement and how has the approach changed? Is the carrot and stick approach still relevant? Can we really motivate employees, in the sense that we...

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Zoek your Cup Final

Thursday 25th February 2016

We recently ran a competition to win two tickets to the Capital One Cup Final to watch Liverpool take on Manchester City at Wembley. We had a great response on social media and the...

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What can the dating game teach us about finding a job

Wednesday 10th February 2016

Here at Zoek Towers we wondered if there were any dating tips that we’d picked up over time that we could all use to help us when searching for a job. Know what you’re...

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What we can learn about our own careers from the transfer window

Tuesday 2nd February 2016

The January transfer window has now closed with lots of players now facing a new start in their careers. So what learnings can we take from all this transfer activity for our own careers this month? After all, our whole career is one big transfer window allowing us to move at any time.

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National Sickie Day – The best excuses

Monday 1st February 2016

We asked around Zoek HQ to find the best and worst excuses for not coming into work that they had ever heard. Some of these you may have even used yourself; others are a little more out there and are less believable. Here are our top 10 sick day excuses…

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How to win the best clients

Tuesday 26th January 2016

As a recruiter you’ll only want to attract the very best calibre of candidates but can you apply the same tactics to attract the best clients?

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Our ultimate guide to social media

Thursday 21st January 2016

Whether you are on the hunt for a new job or not here’s what you should and shouldn’t be doing on your social media channels.

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Engineering Jobs

Thursday 14th January 2016

Engineering jobs happen whenever engines, machines or structures are designed, built or used. It is a significant industry in the UK with 5.5 million people currently employed in the sector which is responsible for nearly a quarter of total UK turnover at £455.6 billion.

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How to motivate staff on Blue Monday

Thursday 14th January 2016

According to many, not least the media, next Monday, the third Monday in January is meant to be the most depressing day of the year. So we ask, as the boss, how can you keep your staff motivated on Blue Monday – Monday 18th January?

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Top 10 Office Jargon Phrases – updated for 2016

Wednesday 6th January 2016

It’s time to pay for all the excess you consumed over the Christmas and New Year period. This means back to work, back to the office and the inevitable office speak.

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We're always on the lookout for talented and credible guest authors to contribute enlightening and engaging articles for both our job seeker and hirer readerships. If you're interested in writing for us, get in touch today at: marketing@zoek.uk.