british inventions

Wondering what these three household objects have in common? Well, you guessed it. They were all invented right here in Britain. In fact, many of the things we take for granted every day were born straight out of the minds of British inventors!

Over the years, British inventors have innovated almost every aspect of our lives. From garden-care to dental-care, they've really contributed lots of things that we should be grateful for.

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The process of searching for a potential job and then securing it can be a long and bumpy road with many failures along the way. This shouldn't be a cause for concern, however, with nearly every job seeker experiencing rejection at one time or another on their way to landing their first major role.

Sometimes you may make it to the interview stage and fail, sometimes you may not even make it to the interview at all, the most important thing to remember though is to not give up and to continue trying as eventually, everything will fall in to place. 

But how long should you keep trying for and how many job applications does it take before you get an interview? HRS are here to tell you! 

How Many Job Applications to Get an Interview

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When it comes to securing a job, often the most difficult and stressful stage is, of course, the interview. Employers tend to interview A LOT of candidates for a particular position, sometimes 20 or more people, so it is only natural that you feel some type of pressure and nervousness when it comes to sitting down and facing your potential new employers for the first time.  

In order to stand out and be remembered, you need to separate yourself from the rest. A great way to do this is to be creative and HRS are here to help you be just that with our top 10 creative ways to stand out in an interview!

Creative Ways to Stand Out in an Interview

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Couple getting married

So you've created the perfect CV and cover letter, and you've secured a job interview. You've rehearsed answers for all the questions you're likely to be asked, and you feel confident and well-prepared. You arrive at the interview early and you're answering all of the questions they throw at you, but then you're hit with a curveball: "Are you married or single?"

It may not be the sort of topic you'd expect to come up in a job interview, but it's surprising how often interviewers quiz candidates about their relationship status. Is this even legal? Can an interviewer ask whether or not you're married? And what difference does it make if you are?

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Pharmaceuticals

If you want to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry, it may be helpful to look at some examples of pharmaceutical job descriptions.

Here are three examples from our pharmaceutical job listings - these job descriptions should give you a rough idea of what to expect when you're applying for work in this sector.

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