Posts Tagged ‘job hunt’

Last Thursday I went to the Job Centre for the very last time. I was pleasantly surprised that I can keep claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance right up to the day before my new job starts. For everything I have said about the Job Centre regime, that’s a pretty decent little perk. After all, it is £50 […]


Following the popularity of my A-Z of Journalism written earlier this year, I have decided its about time to give it the appropriate sequel of an A-Z of Unemployment. A – Allowance. Or rather Jobseekers Allowance. The miserable fortnightly routine of queuing up to reel off the usual spiel about the futile job searches and […]


I can see this as being a recurring theme in the next few weeks, today I had two job rejections  within mere minutes of one another.  Last week I endured a rather nerve-wracking job interview for an editorial position here in Salford (too good to be true by all accounts) sadly, as I actually wanted […]