10 Useful Friday Career Questions

Friday is a particular day of the week at work where it has either taken an eternity to get to, especially if you have had a long stressful week or, it has suddenly gone from Monday to Friday as quick as a flash as you have had such a productive week. On a Monday you

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Avoiding Distractions in the Workplace

Everybody gets distracted at work. It would be hard to go a whole day without being distracted by something. Sometimes distractions can be beneficial as a way of giving your mind a break from work or perhaps a colleague needs your help in which you can be useful by helping them. It is the distractions that

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10 Tips on How to Tackle Stress

It is only natural that we get stressed in our lives and a lot of the time our careers contribute to that stress. Almost half a million cases of work related stress, anxiety and depression were reported in 2016. The key to success is being able to manage that stress and to feel much more positive

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How to Tackle a Group Interview

Group interviews are quite common today. This is because it is more cost effective for the employer than several one to one interviews. A group interview is also a great way for an employer to see how well you work both independently and as a team. There is pressure for each candidate as challenges are put in place

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2018 Goals – A New Year = A New You

The New Year and the month of January is always about a fresh start in life. Perhaps you have joined the gym to shift those extra pounds you gained over Christmas or you are trying to detox by not drinking or eating so much. You may be planning your year ahead by booking a summer

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Questions To Ask Before You Say Yes!

As exciting as it is to be offered the job you have applied and interviewed for, don’t always jump to say ‘Yes’ straight away. At Debbie Burbage Recruitment we want you to be 100% sure of your decision before signing any form of contract with a new employer. The job market is a competitive one so make

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Want a Career Change but Lack Experience?

To further yourself in life you have to live with a ‘can do’ attitude. Don’t settle for second best, if you have a passion for something then just think that you only live once so you might as well go for it. So many people are stuck in jobs they don’t overly enjoy because of

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Create a Better Work – Life Balance

It can sometimes be really difficult to find that work-life balance. We work so hard throughout the day that when the evening arrives we are just too tired to do anything other than sleep. In a sense we are using up all of our energy throughout the day that we end up running on an empty

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What Not To Do In A Job Interview

At Debbie Burbage Recruitment we have previously discussed the correct thing to do in a job interview but we also think that it is important to understand what not to do in a job interview. Take a look at the tips below so that you know what not to do at your next job interview.

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Improve Your Job Search In 5 Simple Steps

Submit Your CV Online Allow companies to get in touch with you personally by registering your CV online but be selective where you post your CV and consider if your current employer recruits directly they may find your CV on line . If you have a generic CV which you can submit to a number

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