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Free employment Advice and Support in the Gatwick Diamond

Candidate Advice
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In the Diamond

The Gatwick Diamond is a key UK business location, 35 minutes from London, with Gatwick Airport at its heart. It is home to HQ in advanced manufacturing, environmental technologies, aviation, financial and professional services as well as innovative small companies.


Finding that job

GatwickDiamondJobs.com is the hub for job opportunities in the area from Croydon to Brighton, and Crawley to East Grinstead and information about improving your chances of finding a job with education and training. Register with GatwickDiamondJobs.com to upload your CV and apply for all the jobs on the site with one click. You will also get regular job alerts by e-mail and our weekly newsletter with all the latest information about finding a job in the Gatwick Diamond.


Writing a great CV

Your CV should be an accurate and relevant reflection of your professional and personal experience. Your personal profile should be a brief explanation of your skills and objectives. It should be written in the third person, e.g. 'Jill Smith is an intelligent professional with management experience...' not 'I am an intelligent professional with management experience...'.

Next up is your career history which will outline your previous work experience. Start with your job title, the company you worked for and the dates you worked for them. Then add three or four bullet points to list your responsibilities and achievements.


How to ace your interview

Expect to answer questions about your previous work experience and the job you have applied for. Take a moment to think about your answer before responding clearly and confidently. Be prepared to ask questions at the end of the interview. This will show the interviewer that you have done your research and you are genuinely interested in working for their organisation.


Tips for your first day

So you've got the job – congratulations! But it's not over yet. On your first day you will meet many of your colleagues for the first time. First impressions are lasting impressions so here are some tips on what to do when you arrive for your first day…


Places to go for help
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Why not look through West Sussex and East Surrey's local and national links that could give you the advice and guidance you want.


Employer Advice
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GatwickDiamondJobs.com pride ourselves in supporting all of the Gatwick Diamond in their employment needs, and that includes providing employers with relevant advice and tips to help them find the best candidate.


Finding the right Candidates

Advertising on GatwickDiamondJobs.com is an easy, affordable and effective way of advertising your vacancy. We welcome all jobs from all sectors including apprenticeships and volunteering roles.

All you need to do is:

  1. Register
  2. Complete your company information
  3. Post your job

The Job Shop can work with you to help fill your apprenticeship vacancies, by providing access to a pool of work-ready individuals, some of whom are part-qualified in your industry.

We will advertise your vacancy, both locally via our Job Shop and nationally through the National Apprenticeship Service’s vacancy matching system.


Writing a great job description

Job titles can have different meanings depending on industry or sector. By including the department and the line manager in your job description, you give potential candidates a better indication of the importance of the role within the company. Adding the location will help potential candidates find your job advert using a search engine like Google. Even though you are advertising on GatwickDiamondJobs.com, a potential candidate may find your advert by searching for 'sales job Gatwick'.


How to read a CV

Employment screening agencies have suggested that as many as one in five candidates have a serious lie or deception on their CV, and this number has continued to increase with the decline of the economy. Candidates continue to feel the need to falsify information on their CV to improve their chances of being hired.

Legal Advice
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GatwickDiamondJobs.com has teamed up with Mayo Wynne Baxter to provide you regular free and clear advice on common employment law questions. 

So if you are a looking for legal advice as a candidate or employer, Mayo Wynne Baxter are happy to help.

To keep up to date with all the new and relevant news on employment law. click here to sign up to our E-Newsletter.




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