Source: Lance Greenfield My job search reminds me of days when I went fishing on the banks of the River Tay at the North Inch in Perth. I used to go out before dawn and spend all day casting my flies out onto the rippling surface of that beautiful river. There were times [...]
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Professional inactivity – it’s one of those ghastly feelings which we all wish we never have to encounter. But unfortunately, with companies restructuring and shedding staff as a result, it is something which will affect most people along their career path. After my last job terminated suddenly last April (2017), it was with a [...]
Press Release as published in www.basingstokegazette.co.uk 12 January 2018 A BUSINESS-focused community charity has celebrated helping 85 qualified, mature people to find new roles last year after they had lost their jobs or were made redundant. Since the M3 Job Club (M3JC) started in 2011, its team of trustees, helpers, local small to medium enterprises and corporate [...]
When it comes to a job interview, no one is out to trip you up. The employer has a gap in the company that needs filling, and they want to fill it with the best person for the job. No one wants to make your life difficult, but the interviewer does want to make [...]
The M3 Job Club, the community-based charity which supports professional people in mid-Hampshire back into work, has announced the appointment of a Basingstoke recruitment specialist as its newest trustee. Maxine Hart, Operations Director of recruitment service, Wote Street People, joins the club as its sixth trustee. Her appointment reflects the continued expansion of the M3 [...]
Friday 15th December saw the last session for 2017 with Calvin Niles presenting on Your Voice, Your Power followed by our Christmas gathering, in all, an enjoyable day. I wanted to express my personal thanks to all of you who were able to attend, it was great to see many faces, some from many years [...]
The M3JC is a paradox. On the one hand it encourages new members who will benefit from its invaluable (FREE) services. On the other hand, the trustees want to lose members as quickly as possible, providing their departure is due to those members finding work of course – after all that is the club’s raison [...]
A former CEO, Tony Docker, explains how the M3 Job Club has provided invaluable support after he became unemployed through redundancy and is helping to support him through building up his self-confidence and resilience in finding his next role. Nothing ever prepares you for redundancy, even if it’s not the first time. This was the [...]
... Dr Mike Short, CBE On 15 December, is our Christmas gathering bringing together members, alumni, volunteers, supporters, presenters and invited local business in celebration of a great year in supporting our local community. We are pleased that Mike, Chairman Enterprise M3 LEP, will be our special guest for our lunchtime event. Mike is CEO, Airedale [...]
How hard is it to write your job history on a piece of paper? Actually, harder than you think. Especially if you have decades of experience to squeeze into a couple of A4 pages. CV writing is an art form, a skill in itself, and until you have done it over and over, perfected, tweaked [...]