January Blues

On January 6, 2014, Posted by , In News,Recommended Reading, By ,,,,, , With Comments Off on January Blues

Job Vacancies & Recruitment in January The first Monday of the New Year is various known as massive Monday or Mega Monday as the volume of jobseekers soars after the Christmas/New Year break. In print and packaging we have seen a tripling of applications over the holiday period, mostly since…

CV Blunders Harm Your Chances of Securing Employment

On September 30, 2013, Posted by , In Resources for Candidates, By ,,, , With Comments Off on CV Blunders Harm Your Chances of Securing Employment

CVs are something of a pet subject of mine and with poor CVs hitting the headlines, and indeed BBC Breakfast, this week I couldn’t resist getting on my soapbox again. In the news is a report based on polls of almost 200 careers advisers from the National Careers Service and…

Packaging Industry risks sabotaging future with redundancies

When times are tough redundancies may be necessary but the packaging industry faces very specific challenges, which mean perhaps redundancy should be a last resort. The first quarter of 2011 saw recruitment reach levels not seen since 2007 and the 2nd quarter is following a similar pattern.  However there are…

Print Industry Parental Leave: How Will It Affect Employers?

On March 13, 2013, Posted by , In News, By ,, , With Comments Off on Print Industry Parental Leave: How Will It Affect Employers?

The reality is those who think these proposals are going to have a dramatic impact for the print industry, whether positive or negative, are probably well off the mark. For women there is the opportunity to go back to work earlier if their partner chooses to take print industry parental…