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  • How to explain your achievements to a potential employer?

    Posted on Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Rob MooreNo comments

    Introducing our guest blogger Rob Moore , an experienced Career Coach. Today, he'll tell us 'How to explain your achievements to a potential employer?'. Now, kick back and enjoy! :) Most people veer towards modesty when asked about their key skills and achievements; it tends to be a very British thing. But more often than not, the person who asks you about your achievements is genuinely ...

  • Spotlight Virgin Hotels Edinburgh’s Team Members, Leo Sardi & Marleni Gonzalez

    Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    Welcome back to our 'Spotlight' series where we shine the light on the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism industries and their inspiring figures! Today, our guests are Virgin Hotels Edinburgh’s Assistant Director of Engineering, Leo Sardi and Hotel Accountant, Marleni Gonzalez. If you thought that hotel work is limited to Front of House, Housekeeping and Chef roles, you thought wrong! Leo and ...

  • Spotlight Crerar Hotels' Claire Cuthbertson

    Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    Welcome back to our 'Spotlight' series where we shine the light on the industry's amazing leaders and inspiring figures! Today, our guest is Crerar Hotels' ( more about Crerar ) Group HR Manager, Claire Cuthbertson. We are grateful for the amazing advice and for sharing fascinating personal stories and facts. To find out in which sport Claire Cuthbertson competed in and won at the UK Championship ...

  • Here is Our Story....

    Posted on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    We want to make Xpressjobs a community for people created by people, and not just a job site. So, it’s high time to tell you, our story. Plus, if you’ve ever wondered how Xpressjobs came to be or why it’s ‘Xpress’, today we’ll answer those questions. Moreover, coming from hospitality, leisure and tourism industries we understand the importance of storytelling. As Joe Harawira, a cultural ...

  • Spotlight ASVA's Gordon Morrison

    Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    Welcome back to our 'Spotlight' series where we shine the light on the industry's amazing leaders and inspiring figures! Today, our guest is ASVA's ( Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions ) CEO, Gordon Morrison. He was so kind to answer our questions and share his thoughts as well as some personal facts like crying every time when watching a certain film... to find out which one, keep ...

  • Here's Why You Should Support the Springboard Charity

    Posted on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    If you didn't know already, we are a proud supporter of the Springboard Charity . We feel very strongly about supporting their work for hospitality, leisure, and tourism! Keep reading to find out why you should and how you can support them too. Why Should I Support The Springboard Charity? From the very beginning back in 1990, the charity's aim is to support hospitality, leisure and tourism. ...

  • Spotlight Hospitality Health's Gordon McIntyre

    Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    Welcome to our new 'Spotlight' series where we will shine the light on the industries' amazing leaders and inspiring figures! Our first guest is Hospitality Health 's founder and Chair, Gordon McIntyre. We've asked him a few questions and got some amazing answers. Keep reading to find out whether Gordon McIntyre passed a Higher in English or not! :) Can you introduce yourself? I am Gordon ...

  • Here Are 8 Ways to Support Your Team at Work

    Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    Many industries are still struggling with finding staff and to retain the current talent you need to know how to support your team. Otherwise, in the age of the great resignation , you'll lose them too. And I'm not just talking about supporting your employees' mental health . I mean making sure you know how to be a great leader and someone your workers can look up to. Intrigued? Keep reading! 8 ...

  • Don't Know How to Ask for a Pay Rise? Here's How

    Posted on Thursday, April 7, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    There comes a moment in your career when it's time to ask for a pay rise. The question is, how? Some don't find this hard at all but others simply can't make themselves ask the question. Worry not, because I'm here to tell you the best way to negotiate your pay rise! Prepare to Ask for a Pay Rise Asking for a pay rise can be scary and stressful but it doesn't have to be. Especially if you've been ...

  • Job Hopping - Meaning, Advantages and Disadvantages

    Posted on Thursday, March 31, 2022 by Izabela KrajkaNo comments

    As Millennials and Gen Z are quicker to change careers, the question of job hopping and if it's really THAT bad comes to our minds. For a long time, every recruiter would discourage from switching jobs too quickly or too often. But is it still true in today's market? What does job-hopping even mean? Well, let me explain that much and more. Job Hopping Meaning The term is used to describe changing ...