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Jobs available in Edinburgh

Urgent update: There are lots of jobs available in retail, hospitality and construction and we are working with the employers to recruit staff ready to work. If you are interested, then contact our friendly team. This is a free service funded by The City of Edinburgh Council, so what’s stopping you? Get in touch ☎ī¸0300 …

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Five different people – all looking for work

Here we chat with 5 clients – all with very different life and work experience – who came to Next Step Edinburgh to support them as they looked for work. Stay tuned to see if they got the job If we can support you then please do get in touch: ☎ī¸0300 365 0025 📧 …

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What everyone on furlough should know

Nicole put her time on furlough to good use – so when she was made redundant she had already taken charge of her situation. Here she shares her story: “After being placed on furlough in April 2020, I spent the first few months wondering about what the future held. I was always interested in going …

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Free online session – interviews

Join us for this free session to help you prepare for interviews. Join Kelly for this friendly workshop which will cover the following: what types of interviews there are how interviews may be conducted how to prepare how to answer interview questions and following up. There will also be time for Q&A during the session …

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Avoiding job scammers

We have heard from one of our clients about a potential scam aimed at jobseekers The source may’ve been from a website where they uploaded their CV. They received information on a job that sounded too good to be true and were prompted to put lots of personal details into an online system. What can …

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Are you recruiting?

Are you a manager or in recruitment and struggling with the number of applications you get? Constantly frustrated by the lack of quality and suitable applicants that apply for your vacancies? Next Step Edinburgh work with a wide range of enthusiastic people across Edinburgh who are looking for work or attempting to find better employment. …

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Meet the employer online

Wed 17 March 10 – 10:30am Online event Thinking about working in care but not sure it’s for you? Want to find out about the job role and current vacancies? Got some questions you’d like to ask before applying? Join us for an informal chat with Elite Care. To attend online email Kelly for your …

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Free online interview training

Thursday 18 March 10 – 10:30am During these lockdown times, many employers are conducting their interviews online. If you haven’t done an online interview before, then we are hosting an informal session which will share some basic tips on how to handle it Come and join us for an informal and friendly session. To join …

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Looking for work during lockdown – Diana’s story

Diana has never been without a job. Lockdown changed everything and she reached out to Next Step Edinburgh for some extra support. Here she shares her experience and how Next Step Edinburgh helped her get that job! We are here to provide free, flexible, ongoing support so please do get in touch: ☎ī¸0300 365 0025 …

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Telephone Interview Tips

During lockdown, companies are recruiting in different ways. One is telephone interviews, so here are some top tips you should know.     Alternatively Next Step Edinburgh can help you with this or anything employment related, so please get in touch: ☎ī¸0300 365 0025 📧 ℹī¸