The Best Courses in Tech

The UK’s tech sector is growing nearly three times 2.6 times faster than the rest of the UK economy according to a recent report by Tech Nation. Combined with the huge skills shortage in IT, there has never been a better time to work in the technology sector.   So, if...

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Finding a Job after 50

According to reports by the Telegraph workers aged 50+ have made up nearly 80% of the total employment growth over the past decade. That's a big demographic and one employers can't afford to ignore. With many contemplating another 15-20 years of work, many are...

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5 Terrific Reasons to Temp

According to a recent report by The Independent the UK economy has seen a 40% rise in the number of temp employees over last 10 years, resulting in a remarkable 800,000 plus temps contributing to the UK workforce. Whether you want to earn more money, build your career...

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Planning your Journey to Interview

We all know first impressions count. Being late for interview can seriously hamper your chance of getting the job and at the very least will not make a good starting impression on your potential employer. Knowing you have prepared for the journey ahead will help relax...

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How to Ace Your Telephone Interview

You’ve caught a potential employer’s attention and now they want to get to know you better with a telephone interview. Great news! This will be your first real shot to impress your interviewer and demonstrate that you are the right person for the job. Companies are...

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5 things to consider before quitting your job

It’s been another unbearable day, you’re frustrated with your boss, stressed, overworked and unfulfilled. If you can’t remember the last good day you had, it’s time to stop and figure out what’s gone wrong. There are many good reasons for quitting your job, but there...

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Do you need passions outside of work? Absolutely yes.

Love your job? That’s great! But if we look to our jobs as our main source of happiness and fulfilment, we can end up feeling uninspired and dissatisfied with life, not to mention less productive and unmotivated at work. Here at MARS, we believe having a passion...

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Would you buy a house without viewing it?

Believe it or not, one of the biggest objections that Recruiters face is the rejection of a face to face meeting. “I’d love to meet you, but I don’t have time!”, “It’s month end and my diary is chocker block!” or “I have back to back meetings!” are some of the few...

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Brexit: what will happen to recruitment?

Brexit How will it impact recruitment? Will I be affected? Will redundancies have to be made? What will the future look like? What will happen to the job market? So many questions and not enough answers! Let’s we’ll first start with some facts. According to the CIPD...

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Think before you click!

Gone are the days of searching through a newspaper to find a relevant ad, walking into recruitment agencies and job centres or sending your CV and cover letter via post. So, what does all of this mean? You can apply for multiple jobs, in minimal time, from the comfort...

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Interview Preparation – A Guide

Preparing for an Interview: We have all heard the expression “first impressions count for everything” well it is especially true when it comes to preparing for your interview. Committing your time and your effort will ultimately help you reap the rewards you seek and...

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How to write a good personal statement

Writing a personal statement is a common challenge many candidates face when preparing their CV. Where do I start? How long should it be? What should I include? A personal statement should introduce you and your key skills. It should act as the platform to showcase your main selling points.

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