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Roles in retail

If you’re considering taking up a new career within the retail industry, there are a variety of job roles that might be of interest to you. Retail businesses vary from small independent companies to international or global corporations, so the positions available within each business will vary depending on the size and scale of their …

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Social media and getting hired

Love it or loathe it, social media has become an intrinsic part of our daily lives and transformed how we communicate with each other, and it has also changed the world of recruitment and talent acquisition. Social media searches can provide employers with a deeper insight into a candidate they may not get from a …

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Jobs for night owls: What it’s like working the night shift

The country never really sleeps – every night people across Northern Ireland work throughout the country’s warehouses, factories, hospitals and airports. Without these people, so many industries would come to a halt as soon as the sun goes down, having a severe impact on the economy and public health.

Minimum wage increase 2019

On the 1st of April, the National Living Wage (NLW) and Minimum Wage are set to increase again, with the NLW increasing by nearly 5%. The rates, which are reviewed yearly by the government, are advised by the independent body Low Pay Commission and rise to match inflation.

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What it’s like to work in a call centre

Everyone you speak to will have a different opinion of what working in a call centre is like, but believe it or not the negative stereotypes aren’t always true. Working in a call centre can be rewarding and fun and provide you with the skills to kick start your career.