Lots of people have found themselves having to look for alternative temporary and permanent work unexpectedly, due to the economic impact of the pandemic.
If this is you, you might feel like you simply don’t know where on earth to start…
Perhaps it’s been a while since you’ve had to look for a job. Or you might feel as if you’ve been at it for yonks with no success and your morale needs a boost.
Help is at hand! Maxine Hart, Operations Director here at our job agency in Basingstoke, has been dispensing words of wisdom and offering practical advice and encouragement on the IWORK podcast, Empowering Temporary Workers (…her tips will be useful if you looking for a permanent job too).
Founded by Julia Kermode, IWORK (Independent Work Ltd) brings together all the different ways that people work independently in the UK – from temporary agency workers, to freelancers, contractors, and self-employed or gig economy workers.
IWORK creates a community of independent workers and strives to ensure they’re treated fairly. Knowledge is power, so it empowers those in the IWORK network with resources on all kinds of topics and issues affecting independent workers, such as tax, employment rights, mortgages, pensions and insurance.
Via podcasts and newsletters, IWORK provides information and insights that help independent workers thrive. Here is a proactive organisation doing really positive things, which is very much how our team does business here at Wote Street People, so Maxine was delighted to be invited onto the podcast as a guest.
As a recruitment consultant with decades of experience, a career advice practitioner, an employability mentor at a local business and education partnership, and a trustee of the M3 Job Club, Maxine was keen to share tips and hints that could help anyone out there who is looking for work.
If you’re looking for a job in Basingstoke (or anywhere else!), we heartily recommend that you check out the full podcast, as Maxine and Julia have a treasure trove of useful advice for you.
In the meantime, here’s a teaser of just some of the gems you will discover…
Job hunting is the start of a new and exciting chapter in your life, but it can feel daunting in the beginning and tiring along the way.
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