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  • How Best to Prepare for a Video Interview?

    Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    How best to prepare for a video interview? When you prepare for a video job interview in which your skills will be assessed on how you could better demonstrate certain approaches or skills to the employers who will be evaluating you. Ask yourself - do they have to talk to you? No. But you want to know why they are interviewing you, what your background is, what your goals are, and why they're ...

  • Strawberry & Cream Tart Recipe

    Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    Strawberry & Cream Tart Recipe Sweet Pastry 175g Plain Flour, plus extra for dusting 2 tbsp Icing Sugar 100g Cold Butter, cubed 1 Egg, beaten • You will need eight 8cm (3in) round, loose-bottomed fluted tartlet tins • Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/Gas 6 • To make the pastry, measure the flour, icing sugar and butter into a food processor and whizz until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. ...

  • How to adjust and work from home

    Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    Working from home can be an amazing experience with the help of some solid planning. However, working from home can also be quite exhausting. Work from home means being on your feet a lot longer than you're used to, and there are many nagging health problems that come along with that. Over time, you will want to ensure that you work around those issues. This will help you manage your time more ...

  • Made Redundant? How do I know what skills I have?

    Posted on Friday, June 19, 2020 by Xpress JobsNo comments

    XpressJobs is a UK jobsite specialising in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. We pride ourselves on our involvement with the community of the sector. We are, therefore making the necessary adjustments to offer some aid in light of the current COVID-19 situation. We are now advertising roles out with our usual sectors that we believe members of the hospitality industry would be well ...

  • All the information you need about doing a hospitality degree at university

    Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2020 by Emma RichardsonNo comments

    A quick note to current graduates: Congratulations to all hospitality, leisure and tourism graduates of 2020! Xpressjobs usually offer a variety of hospitality, leisure and tourism graduate jobs which can be found here . However, we know that due to COVID-19 there is sadly not a huge number of graduate roles available within our industry. We hope that this will change in the near future as things ...

  • How to write the best CV

    Posted on Friday, June 5, 2020 by Emma RichardsonNo comments

    Xpressjobs is a UK jobsite specialising in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry. We pride ourselves on our involvement with the community of the sector. We are, therefore, making the necessary adjustments to offer some aid in light of the current COVID-19 situation. We are now advertising roles out with our usual sectors, that we believe members of the hospitality industry would be well ...

  • How to make Ikea meatballs

    Posted on Friday, April 24, 2020 by Emma RichardsonNo comments

    While on lockdown Ikea’s 22 UK stores are closed. Some locations are even being used as COVID-19 testing centres for NHS staff and families. While stores are closed customers can still shop online for furniture, but is it a true Ikea experience without the meatballs? Of course not! To rectify this, Ikea was kind enough to share their recipe so that fans could make them at home in the meantime. ...

  • Interview techniques

    Posted on Saturday, April 11, 2020 by Emma RichardsonNo comments

    Preparation It is very important to spend time preparing for interviews, and one way to do this is research. Take the time to find out as much about the company as you can. Understand their ethos, what they do, what they provide and make sure that you have an answer ready for when your potential employer asks "what do you know about our company?" Here’s our example checklist: What products or ...

  • Dress to impress

    Posted on Thursday, March 5, 2020 by Emma RichardsonNo comments

    First impressions count – especially at a job interview! Did you know that 55% of the impact we make is the way we dress, act and walk through the door, 38% is quality of voice, accent, use of grammar, and overall confidence, and only 7% is from what we actually say? Interviewers tend to make their decisions about a candidate within 10-30 minutes even if the interview takes longer. So, how can ...

  • It Takes a Lot of Skill to Be this Unskilled

    Posted on Friday, February 21, 2020 by Amy ListonNo comments

    The post-Brexit plans have been revealed, and along with the plans came worries that it could have a negative effect on the Hospitality Industry, with Nicola Sturgeon calling the system “devastating”. It causes caution as there is no obvious route for the workers under this new system, with the Government confirming that there’ll be no alternative route for “low-skilled” workers, as you can see ...