News release

Date: 28th May 2012

The season has changed and summertime seems to be here at last, but is it also time for an employment change? Will The Beecroft review aid or hinder the job market ask Positive-Jobs.co.uk

www.positive-jobs.co.uk explain how it’s the small things that make a big difference.


London, United Kingdom – 28 May 2012 – The recent findings from the Beecroft review make interesting reading, stating that the UK government should alter UK employment law to make redundancy a shorter process and enable employers to hire new people into roles easier. The conclusion provided is that this would ultimately open up the UK employment market and help get people back into work; stimulating the UK economy. However Nick Clegg has attacked the government-commissioned plan to make it easier for firms to fire staff, warning that the proposal would create widespread "fear" among workers. Also in the news last week was that the large IT giant Hewlett Packard (HP) are having to make some tough decisions, with their current announcement of proposed UK redundancies which could total as many as 27,000.

Whatever your thoughts on these stories, from an employer’s point of view or from an employees, if you’re looking to increase your skilled workforce or an individual looking for a job we all know these are hard times.

Positive-jobs.co.uk believes it’s the small things that can make a big change in people’s lives. We are an online UK jobs board with a difference, as we donate to charity partners for every job or CV placed on the site. We would like to make it as easy as possible for employers to find employees, and employees their new job. Our site includes jobs from a varied network of employment sectors and within that a mix of role levels.

If you’re an individual who would like a new job, the much needed time off that summer often provides is a great time to revise your CV, and give it a good refresh.
Some good tips are to:

• Make sure there are no obvious errors; it is tidy and easy to read.
• Ensure it is kept to maximum of three A4 pages, no matter the length of your career, as employers will initially not read further than this.
• Ensure the main information you want to communicate is done so succinctly.
• Be sure your social media presence (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) represents the real you

To find out more how www.positive-jobs.co.uk can help you find a new job, upload your CV for FREE to our website today, and we will donate 25p to our charity partners on your behalf. It really is the small things that can make all the difference.

For an employer wishing to advertise on www.positive-jobs.co.uk it could strengthen your business brand image and position you better amongst prospective employees and the general public. This would work especially well when built into your businesses corporate social responsibility plan. Prices start from as little as £30 for a single job, while monthly packages are available for those looking to advertise multiple jobs from the great value price of £120.

For further information on how we could help, please visit our website www.positive-jobs.co.uk, alternatively contact Ian Spencer on tel +44 (0) 208 133 6875, or email: hello[at]positive-jobs[dot]co.uk

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