HELP! I've been out of work for too long

HELP! I've been out of work for too long

This is something I hear all the time. People are worried that because they’ve been out of a workplace environment for too long, then their skills won’t be valued, they will have to take a job much lower than they used to do, or that things have moved on too much (people often cite social media!)

So if you’re thinking this, here are my top pieces of advice which should show you’re worth more than you think and that there is an option for everyone!

60 Seconds With Katherine

60 Seconds With Katherine

We often speak to people who are worried about returning to work after a life-threatening illness or a life-changing injury, who are not sure what to expect and whether they will even be able to find a job that will suit them. To help answer a few questions we spoke to Katherine, who GPS Return recently helped go back to work.

Let the fun begin!

Let the fun begin!

Your first week at work is about to start and you are now trying to deal with a mix of emotions, but after a few years out of the workplace how are you going to cope? Don’t worry, you will settle in to the role quicker than you think and here are some quick tips to help you through the first few weeks.

Those Pesky Interview Questions

Those Pesky Interview Questions

You’ve been invited for a job interview amd you are now close to panic because you haven’t been to an interview for years, what if they ask you about the career gap on your CV, what if they ask you what hours you want to work and it’s not right? The trick to calm those nerves, and to perform best at the interview is to prepare well but how do you answer those tricky questions?

GETTING THE MOST FROM LINKEDIN

GETTING THE MOST FROM LINKEDIN

LinkedIn is a fairly unique social media platform and if you are job hunting it is essential. It is widely used by recruiters, hiring managers and interviewers but if you’ve been on a career break for a while, your LinkedIn profile could be festering in the depths of the internet somewhere. Here are our top tips to dust it off and bring it bang up to date so it can be used as another tool in your job search.