SalaryBot Jobs has now arrived on iPhone, becoming the first major job search platform to advertise take home pay on job listings. The release marks the end of the launch phase, which has seen the application also introduced on web and Android platforms. Continue reading
It seems obvious that better educated people are more likely to earn a higher wage. People get into debt to go to university with the understanding that it is going to pay off with a higher wage later. People are not even eligible to repay most types of student loan unless they are earning over a certain amount of money, which indicates that even the student loan organisations assume a degree-educated person will earn a high wage. A higher education will also make gaining a higher wage a little easier, for example, people with a degree are able to walk into a management job at Tesco, where a person with A-levels would be required to work his or her way up to the position. Continue reading
What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question that rings in our ears from an early age. Some people know instinctively, others are motivated by money or power. Well, if this sounds familiar, then it might be worth considering one of these five jobs below. Because according to a recent report by the Office for National Statistics, these are 2012′s best paid jobs in the UK. Continue reading
When you open up your payslip excited about the tons of money you have made this month you may notice a few things. The first one is tax, something that you probably already know far too much about. The second will be NI or National Insurance. What exactly is national insurance? What is it used for? And how does it affect your salary? Continue reading
University students are now safely ensconced in their new halls of residence, Fresher’s week all but over, while 6th-form students are seriously thinking about whether they can afford university or not. Some recent research sheds light on the vast differences in lifetime salary of graduates from different fields. So what do you want? The money or the lifestyle? Or both?
Modern job-hunting may have changed beyond recognition in many aspects but the one constant is the requirement to provide a CV to either an agency or potential employer.