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  • Looking for roles within Design, Technical and Production: Interview tips

    Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by Admin AccountNo comments

    Are you looking for a role in the fashion design, technical or production sector? At U&I Search we understand what it takes to nail down these kinds of jobs, so we’ve accumulated a list of tips for your next interview. Keep it professional The one question almost guaranteed to pop up during an interview is ‘tell me a bit about yourself’ It’s easy to fall into the trap of oversharing irrelevant ...

  • Tips for starting your fashion marketing career

    Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by Admin AccountNo comments

    The fashion marketing world is ever-changing, inclusive and diverse. you may not be making clothes but don’t let that put you off: fashion is a tangible industry where you can put your skills and talent to good use in just about any area you wish. In Fashion marketing you are able to experience working at the forefront of the fashion industry, working direct with brands and customers. A mixture ...

  • What do I need to do to become a garment technologist?

    Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by Admin AccountNo comments

    A Garment Technologist works closely with designers, pattern cutters and graders as well as supporting buying teams through all stages of the product development process, from initial ideas to manufacture. Garment technologists give advice on suitable fabrics, suggest changes to designs, ensure items can be produced to budget and make sure the correct garment construction methods are used, among ...

  • Covid -19 - Why not use this time to get your CV Summer ready!

    Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by Admin AccountNo comments

    While many take the summer to relax and take a well earned break from the daily routine. 2020 has been slightly different for us all. There is a lot of concern within the industry and a lot of redundancies. Whether you are taking a staycation or are furloughed maybe now is a good time to re-evaluate. Take this time to think about your CV and how to update it to help you in a very difficult jobs ...

  • Adapting Your Skill Set During Covid-19

    Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 by Admin AccountNo comments

    Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, every company’s first priority is, of course, to protect the health and safety of employees, consumers, and business partners. Indeed, luxury companies have pivoted to address urgent public-health needs: factories that produced scarves and perfume now manufacture face masks and hand sanitiser, and many luxury groups have made monetary donations to hospitals and ...

  • The Key to Job Satisfaction

    Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 by Admin AccountNo comments

    Why do some people get excited to go to work while others loathe Monday mornings? Understandably, we all need to make a living but it seems as though some are enjoying the process more than others. Fortunately, job satisfaction is dependent on a variety of factors, many of which are within your control. With a little effort, you can either find the job that is best suited to meet your individual ...

  • Video Interview - Top Tips

    Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by Admin Account7 comments

    Job interviews are a common part of the hiring process and now during the Covid-19 pandemic increasingly more so. The world has experienced a digital takeover, and much of what used to happen in person now takes place online. The process to apply for a job in the fashion industry is no exception: Instead of sitting down face-to-face, applicants and recruiters now meet screen-to-screen. These ...

  • Top Tips for Job Hunters - Covid-19

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by Admin4 comments

    The Coronavirus pandemic is unprecedented and having a profound effect on all of our lives. Every industry is feeling the impact of the economic challenges that come with Covid-19. Within the fashion and textiles industry most high street retailers and suppliers have understandably put recruitment on hold, some of those clients have expressed that they are still looking but just cannot conduct ...

  • Top Tips For Working From Home - Covid-19

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by AdminNo comments

    Following recent government advice employers attempt to limit staff exposure to the coronavirus outbreak by allowing staff to begin remote working, read our top tips on how to work effectively from home. Many companies are suggesting workers who can get the job done from home do just that. Some technology companies which produce software used by remote workers, including Zoom and Slack, have ...

  • The UK's Coronavirus Furlough Scheme Explained

    Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 by AdminNo comments

    Thousands of employees are being told that their jobs are reliant on the Government’s furlough scheme as the coronavirus crisis collapses businesses. But what does that even mean? WHAT DOES FURLOUGH MEAN? ‘Furloughed worker’ is not a recognised term in UK employment law, although it is commonly used in the US. Government guidance says someone is furloughed if they remain employed but are not ...