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  • Job hunting during a pandemic

    • 8 Jan 2021
    • Ian Hart, editor, SHP

    Has COVID-19 changed the way to look for a new job? In Episode 6 of the Safety & Health Podcast, four recruitment experts provide some tips and advice on looking for work during the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Essential tips for a successful video interview

    • 8 Jan 2021
    • James Irwin, published on SHP

    Four essential tips for a successful video interview, allowing companies to avoid missing out on the most talented candidates and candidates missing out on the top jobs. Find out how to make them work successfully for you…

  • ‘Swiss cheese model….of building a career in health and safety’

    • 17 Jan 2020
    • Published on SHP Online - James_Irwin

    It has been nearly 30 years since Professor James T. Reason created the ‘Swiss Cheese model’ of accident and causation at the University of Manchester. Little did he know that in addition to creating a globally recognised framework for risk management he also unwittingly has laid the foundation for building the perfect health and safety career!

  • Burnout, stress and being human

    • 10 Oct 2019
    • SHP Online - Heather Beach

    In May 2019, the World Health Organisation announced that in the ICD11 (international classification of mental illnesses) there would be a new category of “burnout” as an occupational phenomenon – not a medical condition. But what causes burnout? Heather Beach discusses…

  • Your guide to flexible working: Examples, benefits and challenges

    • 18 Sep 2019
    • SHP Online - Jenna Kamal

    Advances in technology along with the overhead costs of managing an office, and the importance of sustainable buildings has resulted into an increased shift towards flexible working.

  • NEBOSH unveils new-look General Certificate

    • 12 Sep 2019
    • SHP Online - Ian Hart

    NEBOSH has updated its National and International General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety, inputting 3,000 of the sector’s leading experts and organisations.

  • World Suicide Prevention Day: Employers need to challenge their perceptions of suicide

    • 10 Sep 2019
    • SHP Online

    10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day, shining a light on those who are at risk of taking their own life and those bereaved by suicide.

  • How taking a risk can help women lead the way in health and safety

    • 2 Sep 2019
    • SHP Online - Caroline Smith

    Recent research has revealed that women in leadership positions within health and safety show lower levels of innovation, confidence and risk-taking compared to their male counterparts.

  • NEBOSH Diplomas, General Certificate and Awards

    • 29 Aug 2019
    • SHP Online - Jamie Hailstone

    NEBOSH (National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health) is a charitable organisation, which offers a comprehensive range of globally-recognised qualifications designed to meet the health, safety and environmental management needs of all places of work.

  • Don’t miss a trick when developing and recruiting talent

    • 21 Aug 2019
    • SHP Online - Caroline Smith

    The world of work is changing fast – trends such as the gig economy are having an impact in many areas, not least in the world of health and safety.

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  • Building your CPD Points

    • 16 Jul 2019

    Did you know you are able to build your entire year's worth of CPD points through free seminars and webinars?

  • Should I do a degree in health and safety?

    • 29 Jan 2016

    Perhaps you've already decided to take the plunge and do a degree in health and safety (H&S) or you're just contemplating whether to go down this path and need some advice and tips to help make that decision. Dr Shaun Lundy, Academic Portfolio Leader of the Occupational Safety, Health, Hygiene & Environment Programmes at the University of Greenwich, looks at the options available to those looking to get educated in health and safety.

  • Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    Do's and don'ts for developing a CV

    • 19 Apr 2013

    A Curriculum Vitae is a self-marketing tool and getting an interview can depend on how good your CV is. You will need to consider what to include, how much detail is needed and how to make your CV stand out from all the others.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    Negotiating the best starting salary

    • 19 Apr 2013

    Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.

  • Creating rapport in an interview

    Creating rapport in an interview

    • 19 Apr 2013

    Rapport is the connection between two people; the spoken and unspoken words that say ‘we are on the same page’. In an interview situation you can employ numerous techniques to maximize the rapport between yourself and your interviewer.

  • Creating an alluring covering letter

    Creating an alluring covering letter

    • 19 Apr 2013

    The main aim of a covering letter is to encourage recruiters to read your CV. However, it needs to do a lot more than say, 'here is my CV!'. In short, it is the biggest chance you have to sell yourself.

  • Psychometric testing in interviews

    Psychometric testing in interviews

    • 19 Apr 2013

    Employers often use psychometric testing to vet potential employees and help them understand a little more about your personality and ability to fit into the role they are offering – and this type of testing is becoming increasing popular.