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Daily Echo:

Is yours a top job? Data shows what the best 25 jobs in the UK are

3:44pm Tuesday 24th February 2015

Driving trains or Formula 1 cars, singing pop songs, playing football – these are the types of jobs kids have traditionally dreamt of having when they grow up.

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Major employer to create 110 new jobs in Brighton in the run-up to Christmas

11:34am Friday 14th November 2014

A major employer has announced 110 new full-time jobs in the city centre in the run-up to Christmas.

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Brighton and Hove in top 10% for creating new jobs across the country

6:00am Wednesday 8th October 2014

THE city is “punching above its weight” after smashing its own employment targets.

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Jobseekers offered skills course

6:00am Sunday 5th October 2014

JOBSEEKERS are being offered a free three-week programme to gain skills sought by employers.

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Daily Echo:

New restaurant in Brighton Marina is set to create 50 jobs

11:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

An emerging new restaurant chain is putting the finishing touches to its new eaterie, which will create up to 50 jobs.

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Daily Echo:

Unemployment at record low

11:33am Wednesday 17th September 2014

Unemployment fell again last month as it continued its record downward trajectory.

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Daily Echo:

Employers making final preperations for jobs fair

9:56am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A CHANCE to land that dream job arrives tomorrow when some of Hampshire’s top employers flock to a major careers event in Southampton.

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Daily Echo:

97 jobs could go as Phones 4u puts its 19 Sussex stores into administraion

6:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

NEARLY 100 jobs are hanging in the balance after Phones 4u went into administration.

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Daily Echo:

100 new jobs on their way as charity prepares to open flagship care home

6:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CHARITY is preparing to open a flagship care home which will create 100 jobs.

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Daily Echo: Newhaven's new technology college will focus on marine and environmental engineering

Newhaven Port seeks planning permission to expand its harbour area, creating up to 150 jobs

8:47am Friday 5th September 2014

A KEY Sussex port is hoping to expand after years of decline, generating new jobs.

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Daily Echo:

Commercial Feature: Fancy building the 2022 world cup stadium in Qatar?

12:01pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Or advising the Bank of England on subsidies for first time buyers?

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Daily Echo: An artist’s impression of what the Composites Centre might look like on the former Vosper site at Woolston.

World-leading manufacturing centre creating jobs boom in city

11:39am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A NEW multi-million- pound vision to resurrect one of Southampton’s long derelict industrial heartlands creating hundreds of jobs is a step closer, the Daily Echo can reveal.

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Daily Echo: Vacancies on rise

Vacancies on rise

4:37pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

A growing sense of confidence among recruiters has been lent an extra boost by new research showing a 6 per cent quarterly growth in the number of advertised North West job vacancies.

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Daily Echo: Eastleigh College

Eastleigh College's residential campus gets facelift to help learners with disabilities

11:20am Tuesday 6th May 2014

It helps young people with learning disabilities prepare for employment, and now it will undergo a £650,000 facelift. Eastleigh College’s College House residential campus is due to begin work on a new study centre in July.

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Daily Echo: City’s unemployed has topped 10,000

City bucks youth unemployment trend

8:00am Wednesday 9th April 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has one of the lowest youth unemployment rates in the country, a new report has revealed.

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Daily Echo: The Coffin Mew team celebrate the opening of thier new offices in Cumberland House.

New jobs thanks to law firm's growth

11:50am Monday 7th April 2014

NEW JOBS are heading to Southampton after a law firm moved to prestigious new offices in the heart of the city.

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Daily Echo:

Over a thousand turnout for the Daily Echo Jobs Fair 2014

12:10pm Thursday 27th March 2014

OVER A THOUSAND people have already come through the doors as the Daily Echo Jobs Fair swung into action this morning.

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Daily Echo: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service seeks on-call firefighters

1:00pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

NEW on-call firefighters are being sought in a county-wide recruitment drive.

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Daily Echo: Jess Butts (front) with Kerry Darwin and Natalie Sprake alongside the Jobs Fair bus

Win while job hunting with the Daily Echo's Jobs Fair 2014

1:32pm Friday 21st March 2014

THE wheels are truly in motion for one of Hampshire’s premier jobs events.

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Daily Echo: Nick Heimers talks to Audrey Coldwell-Holmes of City College, about retraining at last year’s Daily Echo Jobs Fair.

Don't miss your chance to sign up for Daily Echo Jobs Fair

1:34pm Thursday 13th March 2014

TIME is running out to sign up for the Daily Echo Jobs Fair.

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Daily Echo: Last years jobs fair

Daily Echo Jobs Fair to return

12:18pm Thursday 6th March 2014

IT’S a golden opportunity to find a new job at one of Hampshire’s biggest career events.

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Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

Job seekers get interview training

5:00pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

PEOPLE who are hunting for work can get help improving their interview technique.

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Daily Echo: Picture supplied by internaware.org.

Employment options are limited for Hampshire's next generation

3:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

WHAT if you’d worked solidly for the last 40 hours with people you didn’t know in an unfamiliar office in a town far from home for nothing?

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Daily Echo: How the Innovation Centre at Daedalus could look

Business centre plan to create 150 jobs

3:32pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

MULTI-million pound plans for a new business centre in Hampshire creating 150 jobs has been unveiled today.

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Daily Echo: Jason Harris

'I have to go to Romania to find staff who want work', says boss

10:34am Thursday 30th January 2014

A HAMPSHIRE businessman says he may be forced to fly to Romania to find staff after failing to recruit locally.

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Daily Echo: Caroline Dinenage

MP Dinenage welcomes fall in unemployment in constituency

10:27am Thursday 30th January 2014

A HAMPSHIRE MP is welcoming a fall in unemployment in her constituency.

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Daily Echo: Wagamama are to open a new restaurant in Hampshire

Jobs boost with plans to open two new restaurants

11:16am Friday 10th January 2014

MORE than 30 jobs will be created when Far Eastern cuisine comes to a Hampshire shopping centre at two new restaurants.

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Daily Echo: Work on 400-job store depot 'starting in weeks'

Work on 400-job store depot 'starting in weeks'

5:40am Monday 30th December 2013

WORK to build a new supermarket distribution centre on the outskirts of Southampton will begin within weeks, the Daily Echo can reveal.

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Daily Echo: Hundreds of people flock to Daily Echo Jobsfair

Hundreds of job seekers pack into Daily Echo's Jobsfair

5:11pm Monday 7th October 2013

HUNDREDS of eager job hunters packed into the Daily Echo's Jobsfair to find their ideal job and possibly take their first step on a new career path.

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Daily Echo: The Daily Echo Jobsfair and below Anna Gregan

Looking for a new job or a fresh career: Join us at the Daily Echo Jobsfair on Thursday

12:33pm Monday 30th September 2013

A CHANCE for those looking for a job or a change of career to meet dozens of employers all in one place takes place in Bournemouth on Thursday.

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Daily Echo: jobs news 26th sept

First jobs fair for Canvey will help you back to work

5:02pm Thursday 26th September 2013

IT may be a first-time event, but the Canvey jobs fair is set to open with a splash.

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Daily Echo: From left, Debbie Cragg, CWAC Northwich Work Zone co-ordiantor; Janet O’Connor, Job Centre Plus; Clr Lynda Jones; Arthur Neil, chief executive of Cheshire Community Development Trust; Cheryl Quine, Weaver Vale Housing Trust; Alison Reid, CWAC Winsford W

Get into the zone

1:03pm Wednesday 14th August 2013

A WORK zone has been launched in Northwich to help people find employment.

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Daily Echo: Joint enterprise – Daniel Denton-Ridgewell, right, with business partners Lewis Parker and Adam Swinbourne, who set up LAD Roofing

Pub pulls in ex-bank boss

1:59pm Friday 17th May 2013

Landmark local is now a family affair for former City worker

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Daily Echo: Joint enterprise – Daniel Denton-Ridgewell, right, with business partners Lewis Parker and Adam Swinbourne, who set up LAD Roofing

Who wants to be in an office? Not us roofers!

1:56pm Friday 17th May 2013

Pals set up their own roofing business after previous employer called it a day

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Daily Echo: Scheme – County Hall is offering grants to attract new teachers to working in Essex

County’s cash offer to attract new teachers

1:49pm Friday 17th May 2013

IN a bid to attract teachers to Essex schools, resettlement grants are being offered to qualified professionals from outside the county.

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Daily Echo: Chief executive of Beales, Tony Brown

Job losses confirmed as warehouse closes

12:00pm Wednesday 2nd January 2013

THE boss of Beales has confirmed that jobs will be lost following a decision to close warehouse facilities in the Wallisdown area of Bournemouth.

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Daily Echo: 2,000 Olympic jobs for Greenwich unemployed

20-year pledge to create job opportunities in Nine Elms

4:10pm Wednesday 12th September 2012

The Capital's biggest regeneration partnership has signed a 20-year pledge to create thousands of new jobs, apprenticeship places and business opportunities in Nine Elms.

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How to handle job search rejection

4:09pm Friday 10th August 2012

So you didn't get the job. You might prefer to never speak to the company again but there are some good reasons to ask for feedback. Here's how and why to do it...

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Moving to the private sector?

4:06pm Friday 10th August 2012

With the government cutting 270,000 public sector jobs last year, more people than ever are looking to the commercial world for employment. If you're one of them, here's what to expect and how to make the most of your transferable skills.

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Daily Echo: L-r: Eileen Withers, Activities Co-Coordinator Dawn Webb, Florence Steemson and Irene Wellard.

CHINGFORD: Care home residents knit Olympic rings

8:37am Monday 6th August 2012

KEEN knitters have celebrated the Olympics by creating woollen Olympic rings.

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Increased confidence, more job opportunities and positive change through professional study

10:59am Wednesday 11th April 2012

Gaining professional qualifications as an adult delivers a wide range of benefits, as revealed by research from our training partner Home Learning College. The distance learning specialist asked a range of past students to outline how their life has changed as a result of their studies. The most commonly reported change is greater confidence when applying for jobs, as mentioned by almost half (43 per cent).

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How to pull yourself out of a rut at work

9:54am Wednesday 9th November 2011

Continued uncertainty in the job market means that many people are choosing to stay put in unsatisfying jobs rather than risk being out of work. While it certainly makes logical and financial sense to hang on to your current position at the present time, there is nothing to stop you taking steps to bring about positive change, without making any drastic moves.

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Why it’s never too late to go back to school

3:12pm Friday 23rd September 2011

The thought of returning to the classroom can be daunting if you’ve been out of education for a while. You might have questions around your ability to understand and retain information at an older age, or you may be concerned about finding the time and money for further study. These are all valid points to consider, but there are also plenty of reasons why going back to school could be the right move at this stage in your life.

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How to Wow a New Employer in 5 Easy Steps

1:01pm Monday 8th August 2011

Securing a new job relies on your ability to show an employer why you can fulfil the role better than other candidates. This may sound challenging, but it’s actually easier than you think! In fact, the essence of successful job hunting can be boiled down into a few simple points, as outlined below:

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British workers risk getting stuck in rut without right qualifications

12:37pm Tuesday 17th May 2011

Today’s competitive job market means people are in danger of becoming stuck in unfulfilling roles unless they have the right qualifications, according to research by Home Learning College. Three quarters of respondents say it is harder to move jobs nowadays without appropriate study credentials. This sentiment peaks among the over 45s at 87%.

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SWOT up to get your dream job

3:39pm Friday 1st April 2011

A positive attitude and confidence are essential elements of successful career planning. However, self belief should be founded on a realistic understanding of your abilities and how these can be utilised to the best effect.

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In need of career advice? Look no further!

12:43pm Tuesday 22nd February 2011

Over a third of British adults have not yet found the right career, according to research from our training partner Home Learning College. The only place many people receive any formal occupational guidance is at school. However, despite three quarters reporting this to be the case, 66% say the information they received at that time was not appropriate. In fact, 40% say they have never benefited from useful vocational advice at any point in their life!

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British workforce predicts better career prospects in 2011

10:41am Tuesday 25th January 2011

Despite continued financial turbulence, and further job losses due to hit the public sector, workers are remaining positive and predicting that the coming year will bring greater fortune. Around half (49%) of adults in employment see their career prospects changing for the better in 2011, while only 20% think things will get worse, according to research by our training partner Home Learning College.

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Is Your CV Extinct? 7 Things to Update

1:02pm Friday 14th January 2011

Job hunting is always hard work. You look through job ads, send out applications, go to interviews and improve your networking. And you're still not getting any offers? Take a closer look at your CV.

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Quarter of UK workforce secretly looking for new job

2:32pm Friday 3rd December 2010

Employers beware! Over a quarter of UK workers (27%) are actively looking for a new job but have chosen not to share this information with their boss or line manager. In fact, the number of people secretly seeking a new position represents 78% of all current jobseekers, according to research conducted by distance learning specialist Home Learning College. In total, over a third (34%) of those currently in work reported being on the hunt for a new position.

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