NEWS DIGEST 12.05.2020: Coronavirus confusion continues, full impact is felt

  Today’s bulletin is brought to you by Facebook. International charity UNICEF is warning of the ‘double emergency’ being created by the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe. It is becoming more difficult for charities like UNICEF to bring life assistance … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 12.05.2020: Coronavirus confusion continues, full impact is felt

NEWS DIGEST 15.04.2020: Trump speaks up for the shale industry, while the US people demand virus tests

  Today’s news comes via my own private Twitter account (you can follow me at @VShah1984). US President Donald Trump engaged in some of his trademark traditional self-promotion, tweeting an article from the Wall Street Journal where he was said … Continue reading NEWS DIGEST 15.04.2020: Trump speaks up for the shale industry, while the US people demand virus tests

POST-BREXIT UBS: Banking giant to move London jobs to Europe amidst uncertainty

London – VIJAY SHAH via KALYEENA MAKORTOFF and Independent The uncertainty about the political and economic ramifications of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union next year have set European businesses with operations in the UK on edge in the past year. Now Swiss banking giant UBS is the latest bank to doubt its ongoing presence in Britain after the withdrawal, with UK newspaper The Independent reporting recently that the bank is planning to move jobs from London to Germany. As talks between Britain’s prime minister Theresa May and the European Commission see trade deals and negotiations complicated and … Continue reading POST-BREXIT UBS: Banking giant to move London jobs to Europe amidst uncertainty

EXCEL CAREERS FAIR: Arrives at Newham’s ExCel centre

London – VIJAY SHAH via TOM HORTON and Newham Recorder The UK’s largest careers fair has made its way to the ExCel centre in Newham, east London this weekend, attracting around 30,000 visitors to the Custom House area in search of new and exciting employment opportunities, local newspaper the Newham Recorder reported on Thursday.   Skills London 2017 is geared towards young people between the ages of 15 and 24, and is hosted by┬áLondon First and Prospects, and is supported by the office of the Mayor of London and the National Careers Service. The event will feature a selection of … Continue reading EXCEL CAREERS FAIR: Arrives at Newham’s ExCel centre

WHEN INTERVIEWS GO HORRIBLY WRONG!! – A jobseeker’s worst nightmare

Interviews – they’re a necessary hazard for any jobseeker. These stressful situations make their presence felt with a sudden phonecall from human resources or an email appearing without warning in your inbox…”Your interview will take place at some random remote location at stupid o’clock with Mrs. Ivana Maykew-Cry “. When the dreaded day comes, you are frantically rummaging through a week-old pile of laundry for that one salvageable white shirt, or tearing out half your wardrobe for that fancy ‘just-for-interviews-only’ blouse. Yes, that one, the frilly light blue number. You make sure your hair is combed or permed at just … Continue reading WHEN INTERVIEWS GO HORRIBLY WRONG!! – A jobseeker’s worst nightmare